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ISLANDERS SIGN PETER FERRARO

Monday, 08.28.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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ISLANDERS SIGN PETER FERRARO
Long Island native inked to one-year contract

The New York Islanders today announced the signing of Long Island native Peter Ferraro to a one-year contract. Ferraro, 33, is from Sound Beach, Long Island. He brings 11 years of combined American Hockey League and National Hockey League experience to the Islanders organization after having been selected in the first round (24th overall) of the 1992 NHL Entry Draft by the Rangers.

In 92 career National Hockey League games for the Rangers, Boston, Washington and Pittsburgh, Ferraro has nine goals and 15 assists for 24 points.

The 5-10, 180-pound right wing is tied for second all-time with 238 AHL goals. He has 327 career AHL assists and has compiled 1,087 penalty minutes during stints with Binghamton, Providence, Portland, Springfield and Syracuse. Ferraro is a veteran of 86 AHL playoff games (tied for 22nd all time in playoff games played) and is in the top-15 in three AHL playoff categories 34 goals (12th), 42 assists (tied for 15th) and 76 points (tied for 12th). He helped Providence win the 1999 Calder Cup, winning the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy for AHL playoff MVP, scoring nine goals and adding 12 assists for 21 points in 19 post-season games.

Ferraro skated in parts of two seasons at the University of Maine and led the Black Bears to the National Championship in his only full season his freshman year of 1993. He joined the United States National Team and eventually the Olympic squad in 1993-94 and scored six goals in eight games during the Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.

Ferraro played in Germany for the DEG Metro Stars last winter and had 13 goals and 14 assists in 41 games. He was joined in Germany by his twin brother Chris, a member of the Islanders during the 1999-2000 season.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 51 32 15 4 166 133 68
2 MTL 48 32 13 3 128 108 67
3 DET 50 29 12 9 149 129 67
4 NYI 49 32 16 1 158 139 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 BOS 50 27 16 7 134 124 61
7 NYR 47 28 15 4 139 112 60
8 WSH 49 25 14 10 144 125 60
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10 PHI 51 22 22 7 140 151 51
11 OTT 48 20 19 9 136 136 49
12 TOR 51 22 25 4 144 156 48
13 NJD 50 19 22 9 113 138 47
14 CBJ 48 21 24 3 120 151 45
15 CAR 49 17 26 6 105 129 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 49 23 25 -1 48
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 49 9 25 15 34
B. Nelson 49 15 16 5 31
F. Nielsen 49 9 18 4 27
J. Boychuk 39 4 21 15 25
J. Bailey 37 8 14 7 22
N. Leddy 49 7 14 13 21
N. Kulemin 49 11 9 0 20
A. Lee 43 13 5 6 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 10 0 .912 2.42
C. Johnson 6 6 0 .865 3.43

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