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2016 Islanders Mini-Camp Roster

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

MINI CAMP ROSTER

FORWARDS

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49 Collin Adams 5'9 175 Muskegon (USHL) 59 27 34 61 Adams, 18, ranked second on the Muskegon Lumberjacks in goals (27), assists (34) and points (61) in 59 games last season in the United States Hockey League. His 61 points for the Lumberjacks were sixth in the USHL. The Brighton, MI, native was named to the 2015-16 USHL All-Rookie Team. Adams is committed to play college hockey at the University of North Dakota next season.
43 Florian Baltram 5'11 174 Salzburg (Austria) 25 18 14 32 Florian Baltram: Florian Baltram returned to Austria last season after spending 2014-15 in the WHL. Baltram had 32 points (18G, 14A) in 25 games for EC Salzburg II, but earned a shot with the men’s club, appearing in 19 playoff games en route to a league title. Baltram also captained Austria’s team at the World Junior-Division 1 tournament.
13 Mathew Barzal 6'0 185 Seattle (WHL) 44 12 45 57 The Islanders’ 2015 first-round draft pick (16th overall) paced the Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL) in both points (88) and assists (61) in his third season with the team. The Coquitlam, B.C. native was named to the 2015-16 WHL (West) First All-Star Team and recorded three points (2G, 1A) in five games with Team Canada at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Helsinki, Finland.
72 Anthony Beauvillier 5'11 172 Shawinigan (QMJHL) 47 40 39 79 The Islanders’ second, first-round choice of the 2015 draft (28th overall) ranked second on the Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL) with 79 points (40G, 39A). Beauvillier led the Cats in post-season scoring with a career-high 30 points (15G, 15A) in 21 playoff games. The Sorel, Que., native also attended the 2016 World Junior Championships in Helsinki where recorded one goal in five games for Team Canada.
25 Kieffer Bellows 6'1 195 USNTDP (USHL) 60 16 31 47 The Islanders’ 2016 first-round pick (19th overall) scored 50 goals in 62 games for the USANTDP last season. Bellows, the son of former NHLer Brian Bellows, plays like his dad, combining skills with physicality. The 6’1, 195lbs., winger is committed to Boston University next season.
48 Taylor Cammarata 5'7 165 U. of Minnesota (BIG-10) 37 7 12 19 The Islanders’ 2013 third-round selection (76th overall) recorded 19 points (7G, 12A) in 37 games during his junior campaign with the University of Minnesota. The 2015-16 season marked the third straight season the Minneapolis, Minn. native finished in the top 10 in points for the Gophers.
71 Michael Dal Colle 6'2 195 Oshawa/Kingston (OHL) 60 35 45 80 A mid-season trade brought Dal Colle from the Oshawa Generals to the Kingston Frontenacs. The Islanders’ fifth-overall pick in 2014 finished the season with 80 points (35G, 45A) in 60 games, closing out his four impressive seasons in the OHL. The Richmond Hills, Ont. native finished his OHL career with 316 points (131G, 185A) in 246 games. Dal Colle made his professional debut in April with Bridgeport. He skated in six games with the Sound Tigers, three regular-season and three post-season.
56 Joe Duszak 5'10 178 P.A.L. Jr. Islanders 42 14 46 60 The Long Island native (Franklin Square) scored 60 points (14G, 46A) in 42 games for the P.A.L. Jr. Islanders last season. He made his USHL debut with the Chicago Steel, playing in two games, recording one assist. He has committed to Mercyhurst University next season.
40 Tanner Fritz 5'11 192 Missorui (ECHL) 43 10 23 33 The Grande Prairie, AB. native split his first season as a professional between Bridgeport and Missouri. In the AHL, Fritz posted 12 points (2G, 10A) in 19 regular season games and added two helpers in three post-season games with the Sound Tigers. In the ECHL, Fritz collected 33 points (10G, 23A) in 43 games. Fritz finished fourth on the Mavericks in assists despite playing 26 fewer games then the leaders.
14 Connor Graham 6'0 190 Ottawa (OHL) 60 7 11 18 The Woodbridge, Ont. native posted 18 points (7G, 11A) in 18 games in his third season with the Ottawa 67’s of the OHL. During his three season in the OHL, Graham has posted 44 points (17G, 27A) in 168 games.
66 Josh Ho-Sang 6'0 176 Niagara (OHL) 66 19 63 82 The Islanders’ 2014 first-round pick (28th overall) posted his third straight 80+ point season in the OHL, finishing with 82 points (19G, 63A) in 66 regular season games with the Niagara IceDogs. The Toronto, Ont. native paced the IceDogs in both regular-season and post-season scoring this season. Ho-Sang collected 26 points (6G, 20A) in 17 playoff games during Niagara’s run to the OHL finals.
90 Keeghan Howedeshell 6'0 201 USANDTP (USHL) 59 2 7 9 A product of the USANTDP, Keeghan Howdeshell played 59 games with the U18 team last season, winning bronze at the U18 Worlds. The 6’0, 201lbs., forward is committed to Ferris State University next season.
56 Mitch Hults 6'3 210 Lake Superior St. (NCAA) 40 9 11 20 The Stoughton, Wis. native recorded 20 points (9G, 11A) in 40 games during his freshman campaign at Lake Superior State, good for second on the Lakers. Prior to Lake Superior, Hults played three seasons in the USHL with the Indiana Ice and Madison Capitals where posted 58 points (23G, 35A) in 119 USHL games.
52 Ross Johnston 6'5 232 Bridgeport (AHL) 39 1 3 4 This season, in his first professional season, Johnston played games in the ECHL, AHL and NHL. The Charlottetown, PEI native spent the major of his 2015-16 campaign with the Sound Tigers, posting four points (1G, 3A) and 79 PIM in 39 games in Bridgeport. Johnston collected 11 points (4G, 7A) in 13 regular-season games and four points (3G, 1A) in five playoff games with Missouri. Johnston made his NHL debut on April 10, 2016 against the Philadelphia Flyers where he recorded four penalty minutes and 16:17 TOI.
42 Zach Jordan 6'3 216 Des Moines (USHL) 60 32 12 44 Zach Jordan had a career-year in his final season in the USHL. Jordan scored 32 goals and 44 points – both career-highs – in 60 games for the Des Moines Buccaneers. The Collinsville, IL, native is committed to University of Nebraska-Omaha next season.
62 Maximilian Kastner 5'10 163 EHL München (DEL) 29 2 6 8 The German-born forward posted eight points (2G, 6A) in 29 games with EHC Munchen of the DEL in Germany. Kastner added one goal in 14 playoff games this season.
90 Otto Koivula 6'4 220 Ilves U-20 (Jr. A SM-Liiga) 49 26 32 58 Koivula, 17, ranked third on Ilves Under-20 team in points (58) and second in goals (26), in 49 games in the Finnish Junior League (SM-Liiga). He collected 12 points (five goals, seven assists) in seven post-season games, en route to winning the league championship. The Nokia, Finland native was named "Playoffs Best Player." The Islanders also made a deal to acquire Koivula at 120th overall, trading their 2017 fourth-round pick to the Philadelphia Flyers.
46 Jeff Kubiak 6'3 215 Cornell (NCAA) 34 10 17 27 The Tinley Park, Ill. native broke out in a big way during his junior campaign at Cornell posting career-highs in goals (10), assists (17), points (27) games played (34) and plus/minus (+15). Kubiak’s 17 assists and 27 points led the Big Red to the ECAC Championship.
45 Lukas Lofquist 6'3 200 Oshawa (OHL) 54 17 13 30 In his first season in North America, Lofquist recorded 30 points (17G, 13A) in 54 games with the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League. The Swedish-born forward added two points (1G, 1A) in five playoff games this season.
47 Colin Markison  5'10 184 Bridgeport (AHL) 39 3 8 11 The Princeton, N.J. native split his 2015-16 season between the AHL and ECHL. Markison posted 11 points (3G, 8A) in 39 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He added 17 points (10G, 7A) in 24 games with the Missouri Mavericks. Prior to turning pro, Markison played four seasons at the University of Vermont where he recorded 52 points (23G, 29A) in 127 games for the Catamounts.  
43 Gerald Mayhew 5'10 170 Ferris State (NCAA) 41 16 25 41 Mayhew is another collegiate forward that saw a major breakout during the 2015-16 season. The Wyandotte, Mich. native notched career-highs in points (41), goals (16) and assists (25) during his 41 games in his junior season at Ferris State. Mayhew’s 41 points paced all Bulldogs this season. Mayhew was named to the WCHA second All-star team and helped Ferris State earn their first-ever conference championship.
36 Griffen Molino 6'0 185 Western Michigan (NCAA) 36 11 14 25 The Trenton, Mich. native posted 25 points (11G, 14A) in 36 games during his first season at Western Michigan. As a freshman, Molino led the Broncos in goals, assists and points. Prior to Western Michigan, Molino played two season in the USHL with Sioux Falls and Muskegon where he collected 103 points (26G, 77A) in 116 games.
28 Riley Jack 6'3 185 P.A.L. Jr. Islanders 42 11 5 16 The Wrentham, Mass. native posted 18 points (10G, 8A) in 42 games with the P.A.L. Jr. Islanders. Riley added one helper in two playoff games in 2015-16.
49 Kyle Schempp 6'0 190 Ferris State (NCAA) 41 9 16 25 The Islanders’ 2014 sixth-round draft pick (155th overall) is coming off a career year during his junior campaign at Ferris State. The Bulldogs captain recorded 25 points (9G, 16A) in 41 games this season. In April, Schempp made his professional debut where he recorded his pro point (1A) with the Sound Tigers.
96 Travis St. Denis 5'7 161 Quinnipiac (NCAA) 43 22 27 49 The Trail, B.C. native is coming off a career-season, which saw him and Quinnipiac teammate, Devon Toews, get all the way to the NCAA National Championship. The Bobcats’ alternate captain posted a career-high 49 points (22G, 27A) in 43 games, one point shy of the team lead. During his four seasons at Quinnipiac, St. Denis recorded 125 points (60G, 65A) in 162 collegiate games. In early June, St. Denis signed a one-year contract with the Sound Tigers.
55 Yuri Terao 5'8 190 Waterloo (USHL) 45 18 22 40 In his first season in North America, Terao recorded 40 points (18G, 22A) in 45 games with the Waterloo Blackhawks of the USHL, good for fourth on the team. The Japanese-born forward added six points (3G, 3A) in 9 playoff games this season. Prior to playing in Waterloo, Terao played for the Nikko Icebucks of the Asia League.
56 Carter Verhaeghe 6'2 190 Bridgeport (AHL) 30 6 9 15 Acquired from the Maple Leafs in September in the Michael Grabner trade, Verhaeghe split time between the AHL and ECHL during his first full professional season. The Waterdown, Ont. native posted 15 points (6G, 9A) in 30 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Verhaeghe added 25 points (8G, 17A) in 20 games with the Missouri Mavericks.

DEFENSEMEN

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11 Jake Bischoff 6'1 195 U. of Minnesota (BIG-10) 37 6 12 18 Bischoff, the Islanders’ 2012 seventh-round selection (185th overall), was named an alternate captain for the University of Minnesota for the second straight season. Bischoff set career-highs in nearly every category during his senior campaign including goals (6), assists (12) and points (18). His 18 points was good for second among Gopher blueliners this season.
38 Kyle Burroughs 6'0 198 Bridgeport (AHL) 31 2 8 10 The Islanders’ 2013 seventh-round selection (196th overall) split the 2015-16 season between New York’s two minor league affiliates, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL) and the Missouri Mavericks (ECHL). In Bridgeport, Burroughs posted 10 points (2G, 8A) in 31 games. The Vancouver, B.C. native also tied for the team lead in post-season scoring with two points (1G, 1A). With the Mavericks, Burroughs tallied seven points (1G, 6A) in 18 games.
36 Matt Finn 6'1 210 Bridgeport (AHL) 33 6 8 14 The former 2012 second-round pick by the Maple Leafs (35th overall) split his 2015-16 campaign between Bridgeport and Missouri. With the Sound Tigers, Finn collected 14 points (6G, 8A) in 33 games. The Toronto, Ont. native posted 13 points (7G, 6A) in 20 games with the Mavs. Finn was acquired from Toronto in the Michael Grabner trade.
62 Jesse Graham 6'0 185 Bridgeport (AHL) 52 5 12 17 The Islanders’ sixth-round pick (155th overall) in the 2012 draft spent most of his 2015-16 season in Bridgeport where he posted 17 points (5G, 12A) in 52 games. Graham finished second among Sound Tigers defenseman in points behind Ryan Pulock. Graham recorded nine assists in 11 regular-season games and added five more helpers in nine post-season games in the ECHL with Missouri.
8 Petter Hansson 6'1 187 Linkoping J20 (Superelit) 12 1 3 4 The Islanders selected Hansson in the seventh round, 202nd overall, at the 2015 NHL Draft. Hansson bounced around between four teams in Sweden this season. Hansson posted his best number with Linköping HC J20 of the SuperElit league, posting four points (1G, 3A) in 12 games.
48 Luke Juha 5'11 195 Penn State (NCAA) 33 8 16 24 The Mississauga, Ont. native set career-highs in goal (8) assists (16) and points (24) during his senior campaign at Penn State. The Nittany Lions alternate captain is Penn State’s all-time leader in defensive scoring with 60 points (15G, 45A) in his four seasons.
54 Cameron Kuhl 6'2 205 Penn State (NCAA) 42 1 5 6 The Clifton Park, NY native recorded six points (one goal, 5 assists) in 42 games during his second season with the Jr. P.A.L. Islanders. Prior to the Jr. Islaners, Kuhl posted 20 points (three goals, 17 assists) in 29 games with the Adirondack Jr. Wings on the USPHL.
40 Connor Lavin 6'0 175 Northfield Mt. Herman (USHS) 20 0 0 0 The Old Brookville, NY native appeared in 20 games this season with Northfield Mt. Hermon of the USHS. Prior to Mt. Hermon, Lavin played two seasons with the P.A.L. Jr. Islanders.
63 Loic Leduc 6'6 229 Missorui (ECHL) 21 1 1 2 The Islanders’ fourth-round pick in 2012 (103rd overall) split the 2015-16 season between Bridgeport and Missouri. Leduc posted one assist and 40 PIM in 20 games with the Sound Tigers. The Chateauguay, QC native added two points (1G, 1A) in 21 games with the Mavericks.
26 Ryan Obuchowski 6'1 200 Yale (NCAA) 32 4 8 12 The West Bloomfield Township, Mich. completed four seasons at Yale and signed with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in early June. Obuchowski posted 12 points (4G, 8A) in 32 games during his senior campaign at Yale. Obuchowski tied for the team lead in scoring among Bulldog blueliners.
61 David Quenneville 5'8 182 Medicine Hat (WHL) 64 14 41 55 Quenneville, 18, led all Medicine Hat Tigers defensemen in scoring last season with 55 points (14 goals, 41 assists) in 64 games in the Western Hockey League. The Edmonton, AB. native led all blueliners in points at the Under-18 World Junior Championships in Switzerland, totaling eight points (five goals, thee assists) in seven games and earning a spot on the Under-18 WJC All-Star Team.
24 Jimmy Schuldt 6'0 200 St. Cloud State (NCAA) 41 10 16 26 The Minnetonka, Minn. native notched 26 points (10G, 16A) in 41 games in his freshman season at St. Cloud State. Schuldt tied for the team lead in Freshman scoring for the Huskies. Before St. Cloud State, Schuldt played two full seasons in the USHL with the Omaha Lancers collecting 66 points (19G, 47A) in 122 games.
42 Doyle Somerby 6'5 223 Boston University (H-East) 39 5 8 13 The Islanders’ 2012 fifth-round pick (125th overall) notched career-highs on goals (5) assists (8) and points (13) during his junior campaign at Boston University. The Marblehead, Mass. native was named the Terriers team captain for the 2016-17 season, his senior season. During BU’s 2015 run to the National championship, Somerby, tallied the game-winner to send the Terriers to the National Championship.
7 Oskar Stromberg 6'8 220 NY Apple Core (EHL) 30 2 4 6 The Chicago, Il native split the 2015-16 campaign between the Amarillo Bulls (NAHL), New York Apple Core (EHL) and P.A.L. Jr. Islanders (USPHL) where he collected six points (two goals, four assists) in 38 games.
88 Andong Song 6'0 180 Phillips Andover (USHS) 27 1 7 8 The Beijing, China native tallied eight points (1G, 7A) in 27 games with Phillip Andover of the USHS. Song’s eight points was second most among the team’s blueliners. 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.
7 Devon Toews 5'11 187 Quinnipiac (ECAC) 40 7 23 30 The Islanders 2014 fourth-round pick (108th overall) posted a career-high 30 points (7G, 23A) in 40 games during his junior campaign at Quinnipiac. Toews recorded three assists during the Bobcats four-game run to the 2016 NCAA National Championship. The Abbotsford, B.C. native has collected 67 points (12G, 55A) in 108 collegiate games.
58 Mitchell Vande Sompel 5'10 187 Oshawa (OHL) 46 10 28 38 The Islanders 2015 third-round selection (82nd overall) posted 38 points (10G, 28A) in 46 games with the Oshawa Generals this season. The Generals alternate captain led all Oshawa blueliners in goals, assists and points for the second straight season. The London, Ont. native posted four points (1G, 3A) in five playoff games this season.
57 Parker Wotherspoon 6'0 180 Tri-City (WHL) 71 11 45 56 The Islanders fourth-round selection (112th overall) in 2015 recorded a career-high 56 points (11G, 45A) in 71 games during his fourth season with the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League. The Surrey, B.C. native and Americans alternate captain, led all Tri-City blueliners in points for the second consecutive season. Wotherspoon made his professional debut in April with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

GOALIES

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33 Eamon McAdam 6'2 200 Penn St. (BIG-10) 22 13-8-1 2.98 .913 The Islanders’ 2013 third-round selection (70th overall) is coming off a 13-win season during his junior campaign at Penn State. McAdam went 13-8-1 with a 2.98 GAA and a .913% save percentage. The Perkasie, PA. native was named a Big 10 Second Team All-Star. McAdam made his professional debut with Bridgeport in April.
20 Steve Mundinger 6'8 250 New York Jr. (NA3EHL) 36 The Smithtown, NY native, appeared in 36 gaems this season with the New York Jr. Aviators of the NA3EHL. He posted a 2.71 GAA and a .936% save percentage. Mundinger is committed to play at the University of Maine in the fall.
60 Linus Soderstrom 6'5 207 Vita Hasten (Allsvenskan) 17 7-10-0 1.86 .927 The Islanders selected Soderstrom in the fourth round, 95th overall, at the 2014 NHL Draft. The Swedish-born net minder posted 7-10-0 record with a 1.86 GAA and .927& save percentage with Vita Hasten of the Allsvenskan league. Soderstrom represented Team Sweden in the 2016 World Junior Championships where he earned the Best Goaltender award.
30 Ilya Sorokin 6'2 172 CSKA Moscow (KHL) 28 17-7-4 1.06 .953 Ilya Sorokin set the KHL on fire last season, taking home a host of awards including Best Goaltender, Best GAA (1.06) and Best Playoff GAA (1.32). Sorokin took CSKA Moscow to Game 7 of the KHL Finals and also won a World Championship Bronze.
35 Stephon Williams 6'3 200 Bridgeport (AHL) 29 15-13-0 2.77 .899 The Islanders 2013 fourth-round selection (106th overall) posted a 15-13 record in 29 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers last season with a 2.77 GAA and .899 save percentage. The Fairbanks, AK native also played seven games with the Missouri Mavericks in the ECHL.

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