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Islanders Select Dobson

Defenseman helped Acadie-Bathurst win 2018 Memorial Cup

by New York Islanders PR NYIslanders / New York Islanders

DALLAS, TX (June 22, 2018) - The New York Islanders have selected Noah Dobson in the first round, 12th overall, of the 2018 National Hockey League Draft.

Dobson, 18, scored 69 (17 goals, 52 assists) in 67 games during his second season with Acadie-Bathurst of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Dobson's 52 assists led the team and his 69 points were good for second.

Video: Islanders draft D Noah Dobson No. 12

Dobson added 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) in 20 playoff games to help the Titans win their first Memorial Cup title in franchise history. He was named to both the QMJHL and CHL Memorial Cup All-Star teams.

The Summerside, Prince Edward Island native has totaled 95 points (24 goals, 71 assists) in 130 career QMJHL games.

This marked the second time in franchise history that the Islanders picked 12th overall (2009, C. de Haan).  

Video: NHL Draft 2018: Noah Dobson

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