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New York Islanders - Blue & White - Tony Romano

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders
Position: Center

Height: 5’10
Weight: 177
Shoots: Right
Born: January 5, 1988 in Smithtown, NY

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by New Jersey in the sixth round (178th overall) of the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft…Traded to the Islanders, along with a conditional draft pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, in exchange for Ben Walter on June 30, 2009.

LAST SEASON: Scored 19 points (7g/12a) in 67 games during his second professional season and his first full American Hockey League campaign with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers…Recorded his first multi-point game (1g/1a) on Nov. 6 vs. Hartford…Scored in back-to-back games on Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 at Charlotte…Scored an overtime goal on Nov. 19 at Providence…Finished the season with points in three of his last four games (0g/3a).

JUNIOR: 2009-10: Made his professional debut with Bridgeport, posting two points (1g/1a) in 21 games before being assigned to the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL on Dec. 8...Played for both Utah and the Toledo Walleye in his rookie season, totaling 36 points (15g/21a) in 46 games.

2008-09: Led the Peterborough Petes (Ontario Hockey League) in points (69), goals (36), power-play goals (14) and short-handed goals (3) in his second and final junior season.

2007-08: Scored 22 points (12g/10a) in 66 games during his first OHL season with the London Knights.

2006-07: Co-led all Cornell University Big Red (ECAC) rookies in scoring with 19 points (9g/10a) in 29 games.

2005-06: Scored 50 goals and 52 assists for the Lloydminster Bobcats of the Atlantic Junior Hockey for a league-leading total of 102 points...Led Lloydminster to the AJHL Championship.

Statistics Regular Season Playoffs
SEASON CLUB LEA GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 Cornell NCAA 29 9 10 19 18 - - - - -
2007-08 London OHL 66 12 10 22 40 4 1 0 1 0
2008-09 Peterborough OHL 65 36 33 69 86 2 2 1 3 4
2009-10 Bridgeport AHL 21 1 1 2 12 - - - - -
2009-10 Utah ECHL 34 9 15 24 35 - - - - -
2009-10 Toledo ECHL 12 6 6 12 19 4 1 0 1 4
2010-11 Bridgeport AHL 67 7 12 19 56 - - - - -
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