Islanders select seven in 2013 NHL Draft

Three Forwards, Two Defensemen and Two Goalies Join Islanders Organization

Sunday, 06.30.2013 / 10:27 PM ET / News
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Islanders select seven in 2013 NHL Draft
Three Forwards, Two Defensemen and Two Goalies Join Islanders Organization

The New York Islanders selected seven players in the 2013 National Hockey League Draft. Islanders General Manager Garth Snow announced the picks Sunday at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.

The seven selections included three forwards, two defenseman and two goaltenders. After drafting defenseman Ryan Pulock with the 15th overall pick, the Islanders did not select again until picks 70 and 76 in the third round.

With the 70th pick, the club selected goaltender Eamon McAdam. A 6’2, 185-pound netminder from Doylestown, PA, McAdam appeared in 31 games this past season with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the United States Hockey League. He posted a 17-9-3 record with a 3.45 goals-against average (GAA) and .896 save percentage (SV%).

Six picks later, the Islanders selected McAdam’s teammate, Waterloo forward Taylor Cammarata. The Minneapolis, MN, native led the Blackhawks in scoring with 93 points (38 goals, 55 assists) in 59 USHL games this past season.

The Islanders added their second goaltender of the 2013 Draft in the fourth round, selecting Minnesota State-Mankato’s Stephon Williams with the 106th overall pick. A 6’1, 194-pound netminder from Fairbanks, AK, Williams posted a 21-12-2 record with a 2.00 GAA and .924 SV% in 35 games this past season with the Mavericks.

In the fifth round, 136th overall, the Islanders selected forward Viktor Crus Rydberg. A 5’11, 190-pound forward from Vaxjo, Sweden. Rydberg scored 35 points (12 goals, 23 assists) in 35 games this past season with Linkoping’s Under-20 club in Sweden’s junior league.

Forward Alan Quine was then taken in the sixth round, 166th overall. A 5’11, 178-pound center from Belleville, ON, Quine scored 67 points (23 goals, 44 assists) in 74 games this past season with both the Peterborough Petes and Bellevile Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League.

With their final pick in the Draft, the Islanders selected defenseman Kyle Burroughs in the seventh round, 196th overall. Burroughs, a 5’11, 182-pound rearguard from Vancouver, BC, recorded 33 points (five goals, 28 assists) in 70 Western Hockey League games this past season with the Regina Pats.

Pulock, a native of Dauphin, Manitoba, scored 45 points (14 goals, 31 assists) in 61 games this past season with the Brandon Wheat Kings in his third Western Hockey League campaign. The 6’0, 211-pound defenseman served as team captain as an 18-year-old.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 6 2 4 3 6
J. Bailey 6 2 3 2 5
N. Leddy 6 0 5 1 5
R. Strome 6 2 1 1 3
K. Okposo 6 2 1 1 3
C. Clutterbuck 6 2 1 2 3
B. Nelson 5 2 0 1 2
N. Kulemin 6 1 1 0 2
L. Visnovsky 4 0 2 5 2
J. Boychuk 6 0 2 1 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 3 3 1 .926 2.34
M. Neuvirth 0 0 0 1.000 0.00

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