Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google

Islanders Return Five To Junior Clubs

Burroughs, Crus Rydberg, Graham, Leduc & Pelech Return To Canadien Juniors

Tuesday, 09.10.2013 / 3:11 PM / News
Share with your Friends

Islanders Return Five To Junior Clubs

The New York Islanders announced today that Kyle Burroughs, Victor Crus Rydberg, Jesse Graham, Loic Leduc and Adam Pelech have been returned to their respective junior clubs.

Burroughs, 18, returns for his third season in the Western Hockey League with the Regina Pats. The Islanders’ seventh-round pick (196th overall) in the 2013 National Hockey League Draft led Regina defensemen in assists (28) and points (33) last season.

Crus Rydberg, 18, will spend his first season in North America with the Plymouth Whalers of the WHL. Selected by the Islanders in the fifth round (136th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft, the Vaxjo, Sweden, native spent last season with Linkoping’s SuperElit (Under-20) club.

Graham, 19, returns for his third Ontario Hockey League season with the Niagara IceDogs. Selected in the sixth round (155th overall) of the 2012 Draft, Graham ranked second among Niagara defensemen last season with 39 points (four goals, 35 assists).

Leduc, 19, returns for his third season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. A native of Mercier, QC, Leduc was the Islanders’ fourth-round pick (103rd overall) in the 2012 Draft.

Pelech, 19, returns for his fourth season in the Ontario Hockey League and his third with the Erie Otters. The Islanders’ third-round pick (65th overall) in 2012 has led Erie defensemen in scoring in each of the last two seasons.




K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29 is the official Web site of the New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. and are trademarks of New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P.  NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2013 New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy |  AdChoices |  Terms of Use |  Contact  Us |  Employment |  Webmaster | Terms of Use