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ISLANDERS TAKE FIGREN

Saturday, 06.24.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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ISLANDERS TAKE FIGREN
Swedish scorer selected in the third round

The Islanders have selected winger Robin Figren in the third round, 70th overall, in Vancouver.

Figren tallied 11 goals, 19 assists and 30 points in 39 games during the 2005-2006 season with Frolunda of Sweden.

The most positive aspect to Figren's game is his willingness to play hard and aggressively every night.

"Robin has an honest work ethic that fits the Islanders' mold," said head European scout Ryan Jankowski. "He plays hard and has a good dimension of skill."

Figren is a dynamic skater with superb acceleration and quick hands. His shots are varied and released quickly. The Swedish native has exceptional offensive instincts.

"Robin moves the puck well and has excellent vision," said Jankowski.

Stay tuned for more as the draft continues in Vancouver.

Robin Figren's Bio

Born: March 7, 1988 Stockholm, Sweden
Winger Shoots: Right
Height: 5-11 Weight: 176
Central Scouting Rank: 29 (EU)

Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM
2004-05 Frolunda Jr. Swedish Jr. 39 11 19 30 72

 

 

* 1st ROUND -  ISLANDERS TAKE OKPOSO 7th OVERALL!

* 2nd ROUND - ISLANDERS PICK JOENSUU

* 3rd ROUND - ISLANDERS TAKE FIGREN

* 4th ROUND - RAKHSHANI, WESLOSKY, MARCINKO AND ROGERS SELECTED

* 5th ROUND - SIMS AND JOHANSSON PICKED

* 6th and 7th ROUND - FINAL ROUND SELECTIONS

* MORE OF THE DRAFT CENTRAL '06

 

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 49 36 9 4 161 110 76
2 FLA 51 31 15 5 141 112 67
3 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
4 NYR 51 28 18 5 146 132 61
5 BOS 51 27 18 6 149 136 60
6 NYI 49 26 17 6 134 121 58
7 DET 51 25 18 8 125 130 58
8 NJD 52 26 20 6 117 118 58
9 PIT 50 25 18 7 129 128 57
10 CAR 53 24 21 8 129 141 56
11 PHI 49 23 18 8 117 128 54
12 MTL 52 24 24 4 137 141 52
13 OTT 52 23 23 6 142 164 52
14 TOR 50 19 22 9 116 134 47
15 BUF 52 21 26 5 119 137 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 46 17 19 -4 36
K. Okposo 47 12 24 -9 36
B. Nelson 49 20 11 1 31
F. Nielsen 49 15 16 -2 31
M. Grabovski 49 9 15 2 24
J. Bailey 48 8 15 5 23
A. Lee 49 7 14 1 21
N. Leddy 49 3 16 -12 19
R. Strome 38 5 13 -6 18
N. Kulemin 49 5 9 6 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 12 10 4 .921 2.18
T. Greiss 13 6 2 .927 2.32
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