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2015 Islanders Mini-Camp Roster Bios

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

FORWARDS

No.

Name

Height

Weight

2014-15 Team

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Bio

62 Sam Anas 5'8 160 Quinnipiac Bobcats (ECAC) 38 23 16 39 A native of Potomac, MD, Anas has led the Quinnipiac University Bobcats in each of his first two collegiate seasons. In 2014-15, ECAC Hockey named Anas (23G, 16A) as a Second Team All-League after being named the conference’s Rookie of the Year the prior season.
72 James Anderson 5'9 173 P.A.L Jr. Islanders 50 11 31 42 A native of Kings Park, NY, Anderson played the last two seasons for the P.A.L. Junior Islanders and scored 42 points (11G, 31A) in 2014-15. Anderson is slated to head to Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA in fall 2016.
13 Mathew Barzal 6'0 178 Seattle (WHL) 44 12 45 57 The Islanders traded into the 16th overall pick at the 2015 NHL Draft to select the 18-year-old Coquitlam, BC native. Barzal played two years with the WHL’s Seattle Thunderbirds and led the team with 45 assists in 2014-15 while also finishing second on the squad with 57 points.
72 Anthony Beauvillier 5'11 172 Shawinigan (QMJHL) 67 42 52 94 The Islanders traded two picks to move back into the first round and select Beauvillier with at 28th overall at the 2015 NHL Draft. The Sorel-Tracy, Quebec native led the Shawinigan Cataractes in scoring this past season with 94 points (42 goals, 52 assists) in 67 games.
11 Charles Bertrand 6'1 201 Vaasa (SM-Liiga) 60 16 31 47 A native of Paris, France the forward has played in Finland since the 2009-10 season. This past season, Bertrand led Vaasa Sport in scoring with 47 points (16 goals, 31 assists) in 60 games. He also represented France at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic.
25 Cam Brown 5'6 152 University of Maine (H-East) 39 7 21 28 Brown tied for second in team scoring during his sophomore season with the University of Maine. Brown finished with 28 points (7G, 21A) in 39 games and was also second on the team in plus/minus in 2014-15.
10 Taylor Cammarata 5'7 160 U. of Minnesota (BIG-10) 39 10 17 27 The Plymouth, MN native finished second on the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers with 24 assists this past year. He also helped Minnesota win its first conference championship since 2007 and first in the Big Ten.
49 Austin Cangelosi 5'7 174 Boston College (H-East) 40 10 16 26 The Boston College forward returns this summer for his second appearance at Islanders mini-camp. As a sophomore, the Estero, FL native scored 20 points (6G, 14A) in 37 games.
49 Sebastian Collberg 5'11 195 Bridgeport (AHL) 43 4 14 18 The 2014-15 season marked Collberg’s first full campaign in the Islanders organization after being acquired in March 2014. The Mariestad, Sweden native tallied 18 points (4G, 14A) in 43 games for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
61 Victor Crus Rydberg 5'11 202 Plymouth (OHL) 55 15 30 45 The Swedish-born Crus-Rydberg finished with 45 points (15G, 30A) in his second season in North America, an eight-point improvement from his rookie year. The Isles drafted Crus-Rydberg at the 2013 draft in fifth round, 136th overall.
71 Michael Dal Colle 6'3 194 Oshawa (OHL) 56 42 51 93 The 2014 fifth-overall pick led the Oshawa Generals with 93 points (42G, 51A) in his third OHL season. Dal Colle also helped the Gens capture the OHL Championship and the Memorial Cup as the top Canadian junior team.
16 Connor Graham 5'11 185 Ottawa (OHL) 60 9 15 24 The Toronto native made his Ontario Hockey League debut this past season, playing in 48 games for the Ottawa 67’s. The previous campaign, Graham tallied 26 points in 23 games playing for EC Salzburg U-18 Austrian squad.
66 Josh Ho-Sang 6'0 173 Windsor/Niagara (OHL) 67 17 64 81 A mid-season trade brought Ho-Sang from the Windsor Spitfires to the Niagara IceDogs. The 28th-overall pick in 2014 finished the year with 81 total points (17G, 64A). In 11 playoff games, Ho-Sang led Niagara with 16 points (1G, 15A)
26 Miks Indrasis 6'4 189 Dinamo Riga (KHL) 59 16 15 31 The Latvian-born Indrasis has come up through the ranks of his hometown team Dinamo Riga. This past season, Indrasis finished fourth on his team with 31 points (16G, 15A) in 59 games. Indrasis also has substantial international experience, including the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi.
52 Ross Johnston 6'5 232 Charlottetown (QMJHL) 44 18 14 32 The New York Islanders signed the Prince Edward Island native as an undrafted free agent this past March. After scoring 32 points (18G, 14A) in 44 QMJHL games with the Charlottetown Islanders in 2014-15, Johnston suited up for two games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
28 Dominik Kahun 5'10 173 EHC München (DEL) 33 4 2 6 The Czech-born forward played two seasons with the Sudbury Wolves of the OHL before making his way to Germany in 2014-15. Although born in the Czech Republic, Kahun has represented Germany at the World Junior Championships three times.
48 Jeff Kubiak 6'4 207 Cornell (ECAC) 27 1 7 8 Kubiak finished his sophomore season with the Cornell Big Red scoring eight points (1G, 7A) in 27 games. Prior to playing Division-I hockey, the Tinley Park, IL native played two seasons in the USHL between the Chicago Steel and Muskegon Lumberjacks.
96 Mike Marnell 5'9 186 St. Lawrence (ECAC) 32 11 6 17 The Huntington Station native led St. Lawrence University freshmen in scoring with 17 points (11G, 6A) in 2014-15. Prior to St. Lawrence, Marnell played two seasons with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL.
11 Beau McCue 6'0 192 Tri-City (WHL) 72 26 25 51 Hailing from Missoula, MT, Beau McCue spent the past three seasons playing for the WHL’s Tri-City Americans. McCue set career highs in goals (26), assists (25) and points (51), potting three post-season goals as well. At 6’1, 201 lbs., McCue brings a bid body to camp. 
54 Griffen Molino 6'0 177 Muskegon (USHL) 57 18 46 64 A native of Trenton, MI, Molino tied for third in scoring in the USHL with 64 points (18 G, 46A) in 57 games. After leading the Muskegon Lumberjacks to an appearance in the USHL Finals, Molino is headed to Western Michigan University in the fall.
10 Alan Quine 6'0 199 Bridgeport (AHL) 75 23 38 61 Quine led the Sound Tigers in scoring with 61 points (23G, 38A) in his second professional season. The Isles selected the Ottawa, ON native at the 2013 draft in the sixth round, 166th overall.
36 Joachim Ramoser 5'11 205 Red Bull Salzburg II (Austria) 44 27 13 40 The Bolzano, Italy native played the past two seasons in the development system of Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Hockey League. This past season he finished third on Salzburg II in scoring with 40 points (27G, 13A) in 44 games.
16 Kyle Schempp 5'11 178 Ferris State (WCHA) 37 10 6 16 The 2014-15 season saw Schempp finish his sophomore season second on the Ferris State Bulldogs with 10 goals. The Islanders drafted the Saginaw, MI native at the 2014 draft in the sixth round, 155th overall.
47 John Schiavo 5'9 187 Merritt (BCHL) 58 30 32 62 A former member of the P.A.L. Junior Islanders, Schiavo crossed the continent to play for the Merritt Centennials of the British Columbia Hockey League in 2014-15. Not only did Schiavo lead Merritt with 62 points (30G, 32A) in 58 games, but the BCHL also named him the league’s Most Sportsmanlike Player with only four penalty minutes.
38 Sebastien Sylvestre 6'0 187 Bakersfield (ECHL) 69 23 24 47 After three seasons in the QMJHL, Sylvestre played the 2014-15 season with the Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL. The Boucherville, Quebec native led the Condors with 47 points (23 goals, 24 assists) in 69 games this past season.
38 Yuri Terao 5'8 192 Nikko Icebucks (Asia League) 29 10 7 17 Hailing from Japan, Terao earns his second consecutive invite to Islanders’ mini camp. This past season, he tallied 17 points (10G, 7A) in 29 games for the Nikko Icebucks of the Asia League.

DEFENSEMEN

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Weight

2014-15 Team

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14 Jake Bischoff 6'1 194 U. of Minnesota (BIG-10) 36 3 8 11 The University of Minnesota defenseman helped the Golden Gophers win their first BIG-10 Conference Championship in 2014-15. As a sophomore, Bischoff finished with 11 points (3G, 8A) in 36 games.
Kyle Burroughs 6'0 203 Regina/Medicine Hat (WHL) 58 8 32 40 A mid-season trade brought the Regina Pats captain to the Medicine Hat Tigers this past season. Combined between the two teams, Burroughs tallied 39 points (7G, 32A) in 66 games in 2014-15.
11 Ted Doherty 5'9 181 Boston College (H-East) 38 6 17 23 A native of Hopkinton, MA, the rising senior will captain the Boston College Eagles this upcoming season. Last year, Doherty finished with 23 points (six goals, 17 assists) in 38 games.
56 Mike Gilroy 6'2 188 P.A.L Jr. Islanders 29 5 12 17 Gilroy captained the P.A.L. Junior Islanders this past season scoring 17 points (5G, 12A) in 29 games. Gilroy is the brother of former NHL defenseman Matt Gilroy.
62 Jesse Graham 6'0 185 Bridgeport (AHL) 39 3 16 19 Graham split his first full professional season between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the ECHL’s Florida Everblades. With Bridgeport, he tallied 19 points (3G, 16A) in 39 games.
8 Petter Hansson 6'1 187 Linkoping J20 (Superelit) 35 15 19 34 The Islanders selected Hansson in the seventh round, 202nd overall, at the 2015 NHL Draft. Hansson had a breakout season in his third year with Linkoping’s Jr. club, scoring 34 points (15 goals, 19 assists) in 38 games. He also appeared in 15 games from Linkoping’s SHL club.
63 Loic Leduc 6'7 234 Stockton (ECHL) 44 3 2 5 Leduc spent the majority of his first professional season in 2014-15 with the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL scoring five points (3G, 2A) in 44 games and recording 85 penalty minutes. The Islanders drafted Leduc in the fourth round, 103rd overall, in 2012.
50 Adam Pelech 6'3 213 Bridgeport (AHL) 65 0 11 11 Pelech was part of a pool of Sound Tigers defensemen to make the jump from Canadian junior hockey to the AHL this past season. The 2012 third-round pick  (65th overall) finished this past season with 11 assists in 65 games.
8 Ryan Pilon 6'3 208 Brandon (WHL) 68 11 41 52 The Islanders selected Pilon in the fifth round, 147th overall pick at the 2015 NHL Draft. The Duck Lake, Saskatchewan native finished this past season with 52 points (11 goals, 41 assists) with the Brandon Wheat Kings. Pilon is the cousin of formers Isles defenseman Rich Pilon.
6 Ryan Pulock 6'2 214 Bridgeport (AHL) 54 17 12 29 The 15th overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft just completed his first full professional season. With 29 points (17G, 12A) in 54 games, Pulock was named to the AHL’s All-Rookie Team.
48 Otso Rantakari 5'11 181 Espoo (SM-Liiga) 56 11 18 29 With 29 points (11 g, 18a) in 56 games, Rantakari was named Finland’s SM-Liiga Rookie of the Year. The Helsiniki native also led his team in scoring among defensemen.
7 Aiden Salerno 6'3 211 Buffalo (OJHL) 51 1 13 14 A native of Long Beach, NY, Salerno adds some additional local flair to mini-camp. After spending two seasons at Avon Old Farms prep school in Connecticut, the defenseman suited up for the Buffalo Jr. Sabres of the Ontario Junior A Hockey League this past season.
52 Doyle Somerby 6'6 221 Boston University (H-East) 39 1 6 7 Somerby’s defensive efforts helped the Boston University Terriers win their first Hockey East Championship since 2009. As a sophomore, the 2012 fifth-round pick (125th overall) finished with seven points (1G, 6A) in 39 games.
88 Andong Song 6'0 168 Lawrenceville (USHS) 26 3 7 10 Song became the first ever Chinese-born player to be drafted in the NHL when the Islanders selected him in the sixth round, 172nd overall at the 2015 NHL Draft. Song moved to North America from Beijing at age nine and captained the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey this past season.
Devon Toews 6'1 181 Quinnipiac (ECAC) 31 4 16 20 Toews finished second among Quinnipiac defensemen in scoring with 20 points (4G, 16A) in 31 games. The Islanders selected the Abbotsford, British Columbia native in the fourth round, 108th overall, at the 2014 NHL Draft.
58 Mitchell Vande Sompel 5'10 182 Oshawa (OHL) 58 12 51 63 The Islanders selected Vande Sompel in the third round, 82nd overall at the 2015 NHL Draft. The London, Ontario native won the OHL Championship and Memorial Cup along with fellow Isles prospect Michael Dal Colle. Vande Sompel’s 63 points (12G, 51A) were fifth among OHL defensemen in 2014-15.
7 Patrick Wotherspoon 6'1 166 Tri-City (WHL) 72 9 33 42 The Islanders selected Wotherspoon in fourth round, 112th overall, at the 2015 NHL Draft. The Surrey, BC native tallied 42 points (9G, 33A) in 72 games with the Tri-City Americans this past season.

GOALIES

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Height

Weight

2014-15 Team

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W-L-OT

GAA

SV%

Bio

35 Kevin Lankinen 6'1 184 HIFK (SM-Liiga) 24 8-10-5 2.29 .911 A native of Helsinki, Finland, Lankinen played 24 games this past season for HIFK in Finland, posting a .910 save percentage and 2.29 goals-against average. He also played six playoff games, and finishing with the best postseason SV% (.933) and GAA (1.74).
60 Eamon McAdam 6'3 198 Penn St. (BIG-10) 12 5-4-1 3.13 .910 The Perkasie, PA native finished his sophomore season at Penn State with a .910 save percentage and 3.13 goals-against average. The Isles selected McAdam in the third round, 70th overall, at the 2013 NHL Draft.
20 Anthony Pupplo 5'11 176 Merritt (BCHL) 29 12-13-0 3.80 .879 A former P.A.L. Junior Islander, Pupplo made the jump with John Schiavo to the British Columbia Hockey League this past season with the Merritt Centennials. Pupplo finished the season with a .879 SV% and a 3.81 GAA in 29 games.
Linus Soderstrom 6'5 196 Djurgarden U-20 (SuperElit) 14 2.90 .906 The Islanders selected Soderstrom in the fourth round, 95th overall, at the 2014 NHL Draft. This past season, Soderstrom spent the majority of the season backstopping Djurgarden’s U-20 team. He also represented Sweden at the World Junior Championships in Canada.
45 Ilya Sorokin 6'2 168 Metallurg/CSKA Moscow (KHL) 28 7-13-1 2.83 .910 After being selected by the Islanders in the third round, 78th overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft, Sorokin split time between Novokuznetsk Metallurg and CSKA Moscow of the KHL this past season. After being traded to CSKA, Sorokin recorded a .937 SV% and 1.31 GAA.
35 Stephon Williams 6'3 194 Minnesota St.-Mankato (WCHA) 35 25-6-3 1.65 .925 With a 25-6-3 record, Williams backstopped Minnesota State Mavericks to a WCHA Title along with the top seed heading into the NCAA Tournament. Williams also played in five games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, posting a .936 save percentage and 2.12 goals-against average.

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