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Islanders Prospect Report

An in-depth look at the prospects in the New York Islanders system

Monday, 11.05.2012 / 2:02 PM / News
By Travis Betts
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Islanders Prospect Report
An in-depth look at the prospects in the New York Islanders system
Strome and Theoret’s outbursts lead Niagara to perfect week
The Niagara IceDogs (Ontario Hockey League) won all three of their games last week, due in large part to forward Ryan Strome’s 12 points (three goals, nine assists). The Mississauga, ON native scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in Niagara’s 2-0 win against the Kitchener Rangers on Thursday, Nov. 1. But over the weekend he picked up the pace, recording back-to-back five-point efforts. On Nov. 3, he lit the lamp once and picked up four assists in the IceDogs’ 9-4 victory over the Guelph Storm. The next day at the Peterborough Petes, Strome scored the game-winner and earned four primary helpers in a 6-4 win. The Islanders’ first round (fifth overall) pick in the 2011 NHL Draft leads the OHL in both assists (21) and points (33), and co-leads the league in plus-minus (+22).

During the Nov. 3 contest, fellow Islanders prospect and Niagara teammate Mitchell Theoret also earned five points. He scored the game-winning tally as well as a third period insurance marker, and also earned three primary assists in the win. The Islanders seventh round (185th overall) pick in the 2011 NHL Draft also picked up an assist on Nov. 1 and two helpers on Nov. 4, and ranks fourth on the team with 16 points (six goals, 10 assists) in 15 games.

Kichton’s three-game goal streak lifts Chiefs
Defenseman Brenden Kichton of the Spokane Chiefs (Western Hockey League) scored a goal in each game as the Chiefs went 2-1-0 last week. He lit the lamp in Spokane’s 8-2 blowout win over the Seattle Thunderbirds on Oct. 30, scored the lone goal in a 3-1 loss to the Red Deer Rebels on Nov. 2 and netted one on the power play in a 5-0 win Nov. 3 against the Everett Silvertips (also earning an assist in the game). Kichton recorded a plus-4 rating in the three games and leads team blueliners in goals (7), assists (13) and points (20).

Lee continues hot start
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Central Collegiate Hockey Association) center Anders Lee posted back-to-back multiple-point games last week, and now has nine points (five goals, four assists) in eight games. On Nov. 2 vs. Western Michigan, Lee scored once and assisted on fellow Islanders prospect Robbie Russo’s goal, but the Irish fell 3-2 to the Broncos. In the Nov. 4 rematch, the Notre Dame captain lit the lamp twice in a 4-0 win. Lee’s nine points lead the team and are tied for fifth in the conference.



Statistics as of Nov. 5, 2012
CANADIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE
PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BORN (BIRTHPLACE) 2012-13 TEAM GP G A P PIM
Graham, Jesse D 5'11 170 5/13/94 (Oshawa, ON) Niagara (OHL) 19 1 3 4 8
Kichton, Brenden D 5'10 185 6/18/92 (Edmonton, AB) Spokane (WHL) 18 7 13 20 8
Leduc, Loic D 6'6 199 6/14/94 (Mercier, QC) Cape Breton (QMJHL) 18 0 2 2 20
Pedan, Andrey D 6'4 204 7/3/93 (Kaunas, LTU) Guelph (OHL) 15 5 8 13 40
Pelech, Adam D 6'2 194 8/16/94 (Toronto, ON) Erie (OHL) 18 2 13 15 38
Reinhart, Griffin D 6'4 206 1/24/94 (N. Vancouver, BC) Edmonton (WHL) 17 1 4 5 6
Strome, Ryan C 6'0 183 7/11/93 (Mississauga, ON) Niagara (OHL) 19 12 21 33 22
Theoret, Mitchell C 6'1 210 6/8/93 (Montreal, QC) Niagara (OHL) 15 6 10 16 7
 
NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BORN (BIRTHPLACE) 2012-13 TEAM GP G A P PIM
Lee, Anders C 6'3 227 7/3/90 (Edina, MN) Notre Dame (CCHA) 8 5 4 9 2
Mayfield, Scott D 6'4 203 10/14/92 (St. Louis, MO) Denver (WCHA) 6 0 3 3 10
Russo, Robbie D 6'0 189 2/15/93 (Westmount, IL) Notre Dame (CCHA) 8 2 2 4 6
 
EUROPE
PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BORN (BIRTHPLACE) 2012-13 TEAM GP G A P PIM
Pokka, Ville D 6'0 206 6/3/94 (Tornio, FIN) Karpat (SM-liiga) 14 2 3 5 2
Petrov, Kirill
RW 6'3 198 4/13/90 (Kazan, RUS) Ak-Bars Kazan (KHL) 22 5 3 8 14
 
GOALTENDERS
GOALTENDER HT. WT. BORN (BIRTHPLACE) 2012-13 TEAM GP W L OT SO GAA SV%
Koskinen, Mikko 6'6 205 7/18/88 (Vantaa, FIN) KalPa (SM-liiga) 19 8 6 5 2 2.12 .912

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 48 32 13 3 128 108 67
2 DET 50 29 12 9 149 129 67
3 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
4 NYI 49 32 16 1 158 139 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 WSH 49 25 14 10 144 125 60
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 OTT 48 20 19 9 136 136 49
11 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
12 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 49 18 22 9 110 137 45
15 CAR 48 17 25 6 104 125 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

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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