John Tavares, Anders Lee and Andrew Ladd are the only three forwards the New York Islanders will protect in the NHL expansion draft.
Forwards Jason Chimera, Casey Cizikas, Cal Clutterbuck and Brock Nelson are among the 25 players the Islanders have made available for the Las Vegas Golden Knights, who must pick one player from each team and take a minimum of 14 forwards, nine defensemen and three goalies in the expansion draft.
The Islanders will also protect goalie Thomas Greiss and defensemen Johnny Boychuk, Travis Hamonic, Nick Leddy, Adam Pelech and Ryan Pulock.
Las Vegas will submit its draft selections by 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday.