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Prospect Report: May 17, 2021

Reece Newkirk plays in his last game in the WHL and signed his ELC with the Islanders

by Erin Battaglia @NYIslanders /

Welcome to the Islanders Prospect Report, a weekly roundup of the Islanders junior, collegiate and European prospects. Visit our In The System page for more prospect content. 

Here are this week's updates on the Islanders prospects:

Reece Newkirk completed his final season with the Portland Winterhawks and the 20-year-old prospect capped it off with his first professional contract.

In 24 games this season, Newkirk registered a total of 27 points (9G, 18A), which included three game-winning goals, one shorthanded goal, and three power-play goals. 

Tweet from @pdxwinterhawks: You're gonna love him, #Isles fans. 😏

The Islanders' 2018 fifth-round pick (147th overall) tied for third overall in Winterhawks' scoring and second in assists. The Winterhawks finished the season second in the U.S. Division with a record of 13-8-3.
Newkirk finished his WHL career with 162 points (69G, 93A) in 205 games.

Newkirk agreed to terms on a three-year entry level contract with the New York Islanders on May 13th.

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