Islanders 2012 Draft Central - Jarrod Maidens and Mark Jankowski

In the days leading up to the NHL Draft, newyorkislanders.com will break down the top 50 eligible prospects

Sunday, 06.03.2012 / 12:00 AM / Islanders 2012 Draft Central
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Islanders 2012 Draft Central - Jarrod Maidens and Mark Jankowski

draft profiles
Jarrod Maidens
Owen Sound, OHL
Position: C Shoots: Left
Height: 6'1" Born: 9-Mar-94
Weight: 174 Hometown: Grimsby, ONT
2011-12 GP G A PTS PIM
Owen Sound 28 12 11 23 4
draft profiles
Mark Jankowski
Stanstead College, Cdn. Prep.
Position: C Shoots: Left
Height: 6'2" Born: 13-Sep-94
Weight: 170 Hometown: Hamilton, ONT
2011-12 GP G A P PIM
Stanstead 57 53 40 93 34
A concussion limited Jarrod Maidens to just 28 games in his second season with the Owen Sound Attack, but he still played at nearly a point-per-game pace when healthy. In his first season, Maidens scored the biggest goal in Attack history when he netted a Game 7 overtime-winner, giving Owen Sound its first ever OHL championship. The 6’1, 174-pound Maidens plays a power forward’s game but is also seen as a strong skater. Off to play at Providence College in either the fall of 2012 or 2013, Mark Jankowski has played the past two seasons at Stanstead College — a private school in Quebec. Jankowski did not have the luxury of playing the strong competition that players coming from the Canadian Junior leagues or the USHL had, and as a result, scouts’ opinions of him vary widely. However, the scouts have not had trouble realizing that Jankowski is skilled. In 57 games this past season, Jankowski registered 53 goals and 40 assists for 93 points.
Ryan Strome, Islanders first round pick in 2011
He’s a good centerman, a good two-way player. He had some injury trouble, but is definitely one of the better 17-year-olds in the league. He would have put up good numbers if he had played the entire year.

Trent Klatt, Islanders Player Development
Mark Jankowski has strong offensive instincts. He has the ability to create scoring chances for himself and his linemates.

Click here for Islanders 2012 Draft Central's breakdown of the top-50 players available in this year's draft.
Jarrod Maidens (left) of the Owen Sound Attack, and Mark
Jankowski (right) of Stanstead College are the #38 and #37
ranked draft prospects.
1. Edmonton Oilers
2. Columbus Blue Jackets
3. Montreal Canadiens
4. New York Islanders
5. Toronto Maple Leafs
Round 1 - 4th overall
Round 2 -
34th overall
Round 2 -
50th overall
Round 3 -
65th overall
Round 4 -
103rd overall (from BUF)
Round 5 -
125th overall
Round 6 -
155th overall
Round 7 - 185th overall



Islanders last five first-round picks
2011: Ryan Strome (5th overall)
2010: Nino Niederreiter (5th overall)
2009: John Tavares (1st overall)
2008: Josh Bailey (9th overall)
2006: Kyle Okposo (7th overall)



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