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Position
LW
 
Jersey
12
Name  Josh Bailey
Born  10/2/1989
Height  6-1
Weight  194
Shoots  L
4/1/2014 9:57:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Josh Bailey had two points (1 G, 1 A) Tuesday against Florida.
Insight: Bailey (7 G, 24 A) has been playing on the top line with Kyle Okposo out. He's recorded four points over his last four games.
 
10/25/2013 9:51:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Josh Bailey scored his fourth goal of the season Friday at Pittsburgh.
Insight: The 24-year-old Bailey has eight points in 10 games despite skating just 15:30 per game and not playing with the top power-play unit.
 
10/11/2013 10:34:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Josh Bailey scored his second goal of the season Friday against the Blackhawks.
Insight: The 24-year-old Bailey has five points in the first four games this season. However, he has only skated 14 mpg this season and doesn't play on the top power-play line so his fantasy upside is limited.
 
10/8/2013 9:41:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Josh Bailey logged a goal and two assists Tuesday against the Coyotes.
Insight: Bailey scored on his lone shot of the game and has four points in the first three games. The 24-year-old performed at a 0.5 ppg pace in 38 games last season, which would have given him a career-high 41 points if it were a full 82-game season. Expect something similar this season.
 
4/23/2013 9:58:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Josh Bailey scored one of New York's three goals in a loss to Carolina on Tuesday.
Insight: Bailey has six goals and 10 points in 11 games this month.
 
4/11/2013 10:01:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Josh Bailey continued his hot April with two goals and three SOG Thursday against Boston.
Insight: Bailey scored both of New York's goals Thursday in a 2-1 win. The former first-round pick has four goals and seven points in six games this month.
 
4/6/2013 10:01:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Josh Bailey has tallied a point in all four games this month.
Insight: Bailey extended the streak with a goal and an assist Saturday against the Lightning. The former first-rounder has seven goals and 14 points this season.
 
3/26/2013 9:53:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Josh Bailey scored a goal Tuesday for the third time in the last five games.
Insight: With five goals and nine points in 23 games, Bailey isn't a reliable fantasy option.
 
2/9/2013 10:45:00 PM
Description: Islanders forward Josh Bailey took seven shots on goal in his season debut.
Insight: Bailey had knee surgery and missed the early portion of this season. The former first-round pick has never been a great fantasy option.
 
1/15/2013 6:23:00 PM
Description: The New York Islanders suspended Josh Bailey and Jesse Joensuu on Tuesday. Both players were injured while playing overseas during the lockout. will miss at least 2-4 weeks after arthroscopic knee surgery.
Insight: Bailey will miss at least 2-4 weeks after arthroscopic knee surgery. He posted 32 points last season (13 G, 19 A), but a poor plus-minus rating and very little power play scoring make him a weak fantasy option even when healthy. Joensuu is dealing with a groin injury; the winger didn't play in the NHL last season.
 
1/15/2013 11:49:00 AM
Description: New York Islanders center Josh Bailey will miss at least 2-4 weeks after arthroscopic knee surgery.
Insight: Bailey posted 32 points last season (13 G, 19 A), but a poor plus-minus rating and very little power play scoring make him a weak fantasy option even when healthy.
 
9/16/2011 11:46:00 AM
Description: The New York Islanders and Josh Bailey have agreed to a two-year, $2.1 million contract just before training camp. TSN
Insight: The Islanders had imposed a deadline for Bailey to sign, otherwise he would risk missing the season. The former first-round pick will likely be a top-6 forward for the Isles, but he will need to step up his game before he should be considered in fantasy leagues (28 points last season).
 
9/15/2011 3:10:00 PM
Description: According to ESPN New York, the New York Islanders have imposed a deadline on Josh Bailey to sign a contract by 7 a.m. on Friday or risk forfeiting the season. TSN
Insight: The Islanders recently signed John Tavares to a long-term deal, but former first-round pick Bailey did not agree to the qualifying offer that the Isles made earlier this summer. If he does not sign by Friday, then we'll find out what kind of teeth this Islanders team policy has.
 
12/24/2010 8:04:00 AM
Description: Bailey scored two goals and added an assist on Thursday night against the Devils.
Insight: Bailey recorded his first points since October 16th as he now has five goals and four assists in 20 games this year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
12/23/2010 11:54:00 PM
Description: Josh Bailey scored two goals and added an assist with a +2 in the Islanders' 5-1 win over New Jersey on Thursday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Bailey was playing in his second game since being recalled from Bridgeport of the AHL. He had been held without a point in his previous 14 games, so it's understandable that he wasn't in your lineup. Even more newsworthy might be the fact that the Islanders have won two consecutive games and have earned points in four consecutive games.
 
12/22/2010 12:25:00 PM
Description: The New York Islanders have recalled forward Josh Bailey from Bridgeport of the AHL. Islanders Point Blank
Insight: Bailey ripped up the AHL with 17 points (6g-11a) in just 11 games. He will no doubt receive icetime for the scoring-starved Islanders, although we don't recommend adding any Islanders to your fantasy roster right now.
 
11/24/2010 12:14:00 PM
Description: The New York Islanders have sent forward Josh Bailey to Bridgeport of the AHL. Islanders Point Blank
Insight: If Bailey were to play one more game, he would need to clear waivers first. Bailey is likely being sent down to regain his confidence, as he has been held without a point in 13 games. Don't expect Bailey to be in the AHL for very long.
 
10/27/2010 1:38:00 PM
Description: Josh Bailey will return to the Islanders' lineup on Wednesday against Montreal after missing the past two games with a hip injury. TSN
Insight: Bailey was off to a fine start with six points (3g-3a) in six games before the injury. He is worth a look in fantasy leagues if he is available on your league's waiver wire.
 
10/23/2010 1:52:00 PM
Description: Josh Bailey will miss Saturday's game with a hip flexor. MSG
Insight: Bailey said his injury is fine, but that he's only taking a precautionary move. It sounds as if it'll be okay to insert Bailey into your lineup next week, provided there are no setbacks.
 
10/19/2010 2:16:00 PM
Description: Josh Bailey will likely miss Thursday's game against Tampa Bay with a hip flexor. Newsday
Insight: Bailey left Monday's game against Toronto with the injury. He is off to a scorching start with seven points (3g-4a) in six games, including four power-play points. If you're thinking about plucking Bailey off the waiver wire, you may want to hold off for now.
 

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