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New York Islanders - Blue & White - Aaron Ness
Position: Defenseman
Height: 5’10
Weight: 170
Shoots: Left
Born: May 18, 1990 in Benidji, MN

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the second round (40th overall) of the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

LAST SEASON: Scored 14 points (2g/12a) in 35 games during his junior season with the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers (Western Collegiate Hockey Association)…Finished third amongst defensemen in points and second in assists…Both of his goals were game-winners…Combined for season highs in assists (3) and plus-minus rating (+5) on Oct. 29-30 against Colorado College…Signed an Amateur Tryout with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (American Hockey League) and made his professional debut on Mar. 18 vs. Charlotte…Scored his first professional goal/point on Mar. 26 at Connecticut…Recorded his first professional assist on Apr. 1 at Springfield…Finished the season with one goal and three assists in 13 games.

CAREER: 2009-10: Played in all 39 games as a sophomore at the University of Minnesota...Ranked second among defensemen with 12 points (2g/10a)...Notched goals in wins over the University of Alaska Anchorage (Oct. 30) and Colorado College (Feb. 20).

2008-09: Was one of four players, and the only freshman, to play in every game for the University of Minnesota...Ranked second among team defensemen with 17 points (2g/15a)...Earned tournament MVP honors and the WCHA Defensive Player of the Week award after posting a goal and an assist in the 3-2 title game victory over Northeastern at the Dodge Holiday Classic (Jan. 3)...Collected a season-best three assists in a win at St. Cloud State University on Jan. 17 and had an assist in the opening game of the series on Jan. 16 to earn the WCHA Rookie of the Week award.

2007-08: Helped lead Roseau High School in Minnesota to a 25-0 regular season record...Scored 72 points (28g/44a) in 31 games...Ranked first in Minnesota for points by a defenseman...Won the “Mr. Hockey” Award as the top high school player in Minnesota, becoming the first player from Roseau to do so.

INTERNATIONAL: 2008: Helped lead the U.S. to a bronze medal at the Under-18 World Junior Championships...Finished with six assists in seven games...Ranked second on U.S. team in assists.

2007: Scored five points (1g/4a) in four games with Team USA at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.

Statistics Regular Season Playoffs
SEASON CLUB LEA GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2008-09 U. of Minnesota NCAA 37 2 15 17 16 - - - - -
2009-10 U. of Minnesota NCAA 39 2 10 12 24 - - - - -
2010-11 U. of Minnesota NCAA 35 2 12 14 21 - - - - -
2010-11 Bridgeport AHL 13 1 3 14 4 - - - - -

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 11 6 5 -3 11
K. Okposo 11 2 6 -3 8
F. Nielsen 11 3 3 -3 6
B. Nelson 11 1 4 -5 5
T. Hickey 11 1 4 -5 5
A. Quine 10 1 4 -1 5
S. Prince 11 3 1 -1 4
R. Strome 8 1 3 1 4
N. Leddy 11 1 3 1 4
N. Kulemin 11 1 3 -5 4
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
T. Greiss 5 6 2 .923 2.46
J. Berube 0 0 0 1.000 0.00
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