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New York Islanders - Blue & White - Robbie Russo

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders
Position: Defenseman

Height: 6’0
Weight: 189
Shoots: Right
Born: February 15, 1993 in Westmont, IL

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the fourth round (95th overall) of the 2011 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

LAST SEASON: Recorded six assists in 24 games during his second season with the U.S. National Development Team of the United States Hockey League...Served as captain for the U.S. Under-18 team at the World Junior Championships in Germany, scoring eight points (1g/7a) to help lead the team to a gold medal… Committed to play for the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the fall of 2011.

CAREER: Led all defensemen on the U.S. National Team with 20 points (3g/17a) in 34 games during his first USHL season…Played for the U.S. Under-18 team at the 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament and helped lead Team USA to a gold medal at the 2010 World Under-17 Challenge.

Statistics Regular Season Playoffs
SEASON CLUB LEA GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 US Nat-Dev USHL 34 3 17 20 36 - - - - -
2009-10 United States WJC-17 6 3 2 5 4 - - - - -
2010-11 US Nat-Dev WSHL 24 0 6 6 11 - - - - -
2010-11 United States WJC-17 6 1 7 8 4 - - - - -
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