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Islanders Draft Central Day 18: Boone Jenner & Zakhar Arzamastsev

With 18 days left until the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, help the New York Islanders count down to draft day, where they will have the fifth overall pick.

Tuesday, 06.07.2011 / 12:00 AM / 2011 Draft Central
By Dyan LeBourdais
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Islanders Draft Central Day 18: Boone Jenner & Zakhar Arzamastsev
Boone Jenner, a center for Oshawa of the Ontario Hockey League, and Zakhar Arzamastsev, a defenseman for Novokuznetsk, are ranked eighteenth on the Central Scouting Service rankings list.
draft profiles
Boone Jenner
North American Skater
Oshawa, OHL
Final Rank:  18
Midterm Rank:  18
Position:  Center
Shoots:  Left
Height:  6'1" Weight:  204
Born:  June 15, 1993
Hometown:  Dorchester, ON, CAN
Zakhar Arzamastsev
European Skater
Novokuznetsk, RUSSIA
Final Rank:  19 Midterm Rank:  11
Position:  Defenseman
Shoots:  Left
Height:  6'2" Weight:  205
Born:  November 6, 1992
Hometown:  Russia

Each day as we get closer to the June 24 NHL Entry Draft in St. Paul, MN, the Islanders Draft Central will update with a new North American and European player profile. Below, each of the top 30 North American and European prospects will be listed.
May 26, 2011 - 30th in CSS Ranking
Rickard Rakell (North American)
Alessio Bertaggia (European)
May 27, 2011 - 29th in CSS Ranking
Alexander Khokhlachev (North American)
Adam Pettersson (European)
May 28, 2011 - 28th in CSS Ranking
Matthew Puempel (North American)
Sergei Shmelev (European)
May 29, 2011 - 27th in CSS Ranking
Phillip Danault (North American)
Fredrik Claesson (European)
May 30, 2011 - 26th in CSS Ranking
Shane Prince (North American)
Sergei Barbashev (European)
May 31, 2011 - 25th in CSS Ranking
Connor Murphy (North American)
Alexei Marchenko (European)
June 1, 2011 - 24th in CSS Ranking
Scott Mayfield (North American) | VIDEO
Johan Sundstrom (European)
June 2, 2011 - 23rd in CSS Ranking
Jonathan Miller (North American)
Klas Dahlbeck (European)
June 3, 2011 - 22nd in CSS Ranking
Tyler Biggs (North American) | VIDEO
Victor Berglind (European)
June 4, 2011 - 21st in CSS Ranking
Nicklas Jensen (North American)
William Karlsson (European)
June 5, 2011 - 20th in CSS Ranking
Tomas Jurco (North American) | VIDEO
Viktor Arvidsson (European)
June 6, 2011 - 19th in CSS Ranking
Brandon Saad (North American) | VIDEO
Joel Mustonen (European)

Islanders Scout Tim MacLean
On Boone Jenner - Jenner is a heart and soul type of player with good leadership abilities. He is a guy who battles hard and has the ability to compliment skilled players. He plays hard in traffic and has good hands around the net. He is a tough skater who will need to work hard at improving his foot speed to reach his potential.

NHL Central Scouting's Chris Edwards
On Boone Jenner - The phrase, 'I want 20 of those guys on my team,' gets overused, but it not only applies to Boone, he can be the poster boy for it. Boone does what it takes to win. He blocks shots, wins battles along the boards and is an outstanding forechecker. He wants to be first to the puck every time. He's solid on his skates and fights through checks on his way to the net.

Islanders Scout Vellu Kautonen
On Zakhar Arzamastsev - Arzamastsev has good size. He’s a decent skater who has good hockey sense.
1. Edmonton Oilers
2. Colorado Avalanche
3. Florida Panthers
4. New Jersey Devils
5. New York Islanders
Round 1 - 5th overall
Round 2 -
34th overall
Round 2 -
50th overall
(from Wisniewski deal to Montreal)
Round 3 -
63rd overall
(from 4th round 2010 draft selection dealt to Colorado)
Round 4 -
94th overall
Round 5 -
124th overall
Round 5 -
126th overall
(from two 6th round 2010 draft picks dealt to Atlanta)
Round 7 -
184th overall

Ontario Hockey League
Oshawa Generals

The Islanders have selected one player from the Oshawa Generals in each of the past two draft years. Tony DeHart (2010, 125th overall) and Calvin de Haan (2009, 12th overall), have been Generals teammates since the 2008-09 season. Currently, there aren't any other Islanders prospects in the Generals system.

If the Islanders select Boone Jenner in this year's draft, he will be the third prospect in the Isles current system to have played for the Generals.

In the past, the Islanders have selected Tyrone Garner (1996, 83rd overall), Brent Grieve (1989, 65th overall), Iain Fraser (1989, 233rd overall) and Jeff Hackett (1987, 34th overall), all from Oshawa.



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