12:40 pm: The Islanders have picked Michael Grabner off the waiver wire. The Austrian, who turns 23 today, was 5-6-11 with Vancouver last season and was moved to the Panthers in the Keith Ballard deal. The speedy 6-1 right wing is another worthwhile, low-risk acquisition by Garth Snow. If he doesn’t work out in a few weeks, he goes back on waivers. If he does, they’ve got a top-9 forward. When Andy Hilbert clears waivers, he’ll go to Bridgeport.