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New York Islanders - Blue & White - Ryan Strome

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders
Position: Center

Height: 6’0
Weight: 175
Shoots: Right
Born: July 11, 1993 in Mississauga, ON

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the first round (5th overall) of the 2011 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

LAST SEASON: Finished third in Ontario Hockey League scoring and led the Niagara IceDogs with 106 points (33g/73a) in 65 games during his second OHL season…Helped lead Niagara to a franchise-best 45 wins and 96 points…Voted Most Improved Player and Best Playmaker in the OHL Eastern Conference Coaches Poll…Tied for the Best Stickhandler with Ryan Spooner…Posted 1.63 points-per-game, finishing first among eligible OHL forwards…Ranked fourth on the team with a +28 rating…Added 12 points (6g/6a) in 14 playoff games…Named to the OHL Second All-Star Team…Posted 35 multi-point games, including a pair of four-point efforts (3g/1a on Oct. 13 at Belleville and 0g/4a on Mar. 19 vs. Kingston)…Had a goal in six straight playoff games from Apr. 7-15.

CAREER: 2009-10: Split his first OHL season between the Barrie Colts and Niagara…Scored 14 points (5g/9a) in 34 games with Barrie, before being traded to Niagara on Jan. 9…Posted 13 points (3g/10a) in 27 games with Niagara and added three assists in five playoff games…Drafted by Barrie in the first round (8th overall) of the OHL Priority Selection…Won a silver medal with Team Ontario at the 2010 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge in Timmins.

Statistics Regular Season Playoffs
SEASON CLUB LEA GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Barrie OHL 34 5 9 14 35 - - - - -
2009-10 Niagara OHL 27 3 10 13 26 5 0 3 3 0
2010-11 Niagara OHL 65 33 73 106 82 14 6 6 12 19
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