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Islanders 2013 Draft Central - Spencer Martin and Michael Giugovaz

In the days leading up to the 2013 Draft, newyorkislanders.com will break down the top prospects in North America and Europe

Thursday, 05.30.2013 / 12:00 AM / 2013 Islanders Draft Central
By Greg Picker
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Islanders 2013 Draft Central - Spencer Martin and Michael Giugovaz
In the days leading up to the 2013 Draft, newyorkislanders.com will break down the top prospects in North America and Europe
Despite playing for the team that scored the fewest goals in the Ontario Hockey League this past season, Spencer Martin helped the Steelheads qualify for the postseason. Martin was the first goaltender selected in the 2011 OHL Priority Selection Draft at 18th overall and has lived up to the Steelheads’ expectations thus far.
Pos. G Catches L
Ht. 6'2" Born 6/8/1995
Wt. 198 Hometown Oakville, ON
Spencer Martin
Mississauga Steelheads, OHL
2012-13 GP GAA Sv. Pct. W-L-O
Mississauga 46 3.02 .906 17-21-4
Mike Dunham, Islanders Goaltending Coach
Spencer Martin is a big goalie who covers a lot of net. He plays an aggressive style and likes to play the puck.
 
Rookie Michael Giugovaz split time in goal during his first OHL season. Peterborough failed to qualify for the playoffs in 2012-13, missing by just one point. The Brampton native should expect to take over the reins as the Petes’ starting goaltender next season.
Pos. G Catches L
Ht. 6'0" Born 5/8/1995
Wt. 172 Hometown Brampton, ON
Michael Giugovaz
Peterborough Petes, OHL
2012-13 GP GAA Sv. Pct. W-L-O
Rimouski 32 3.81 .896 9-17-3
Dominic Tiano, writer, OHLWriters.com
Giugovaz tracks the puck and the play extremely well, challenges shooters and is positionally strong, especially in close, and is excellent at making second and third saves. He’s not a typical butterfly style goaltender, but one who will battle to do whatever it takes to get in front of a shot. He’s not unorthodox, but somewhere in between.
 
Kyle Okposo, Islanders forward
 
Drafted: 2006, NY Islanders (1st round, 7th overall)
 
"Everyone told me that getting drafted was just the beginning of my career and they were right, but all I could think of at the time was how excited I was. It was a great feeling and I felt a sense of achievement in taking the next step toward playing in the NHL."
 
Each day of the week leading up to the draft, newyorkislanders.com will break down prospects from different leagues.
 
Schedule

Monday: Europe
Tuesday: NCAA/USHL
Wednesday: Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Thursday: Ontario Hockey League
Friday: Western Hockey League
 
Click here for the 2013 Draft Central archive.
Spencer Martin and Michael Giugovaz are the top two goaltending prospects out of the Ontario Hockey League for the 2013 NHL Draft.
1.  Colorado Avalanche
2.  Florida Panthers
3.  Tampa Bay Lightning
4.  Nashville Predators
5.  Carolina Hurricanes
6.  Calgary Flames
7.  Edmonton Oilers
8.  Buffalo Sabres
9.  New Jersey Devils
10. Dallas Stars
11. Philadelphia Flyers
12. Phoenix Coyotes
13. Winnipeg Jets
14. Columbus Blue Jackets
15. New York Islanders
Round 1: 15th overall
Round 3: 75th overall
Round 4: 105th overall
Round 5: 135th overall
Round 6: 165th overall
Round 7: 195th overall
1977 New York Islanders Draft Picks
Mike Bossy (1st round, 15th overall)
John Tonelli (2nd round, 33rd overall)
Hector Marini (3rd round, 50th overall)
Bruce Andres (3rd round, 51st overall)
Steve Stoyanovich (4th round, 69th overall)
Markus Mattsson (5th round, 87th overall)
Steve Letzgus (6th round, 105th overall)
Herald Luckner (7th round, 121st overall)





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