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Wahlstrom Looking Forward to Turning Pro Next Season

Oliver Wahlstrom recorded seven points in 10 games with Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the end of last season

by Cory Wright WrightsWay /

After an admittedly tough year in college, Oliver Wahlstrom is optimistic about turning pro next season, especially after a strong 10-game audition with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers to end the year.

Wahlstrom, the Islanders' 2018 first-round pick (11th overall) recorded seven points (4G, 3A) in 10 games with the Sound Tigers, spanning the end of the regular season and a five-game series against the Hershey Bears. He's looking forward to becoming a full-time pro next season. 

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Dobson Developing Game, Eyeing Jump to Isles

After winning a second Memorial Cup, Noah Dobson is training this summer to take a shot at making the Islanders in fall

by Sasha Kandrach KandrachSasha /

Not too many players can lay claim to having already accomplished everything at the junior level. Noah Dobson can say it with authority. 

Dobson won his second Memorial Cup this spring and was named to the Memorial Cup All-Star Team for a second consecutive year. Add in his second QMJHL title, a playoff MVP and all of the sudden, there's not a lot of hardware left for Dobson to win. 

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Newkirk, Bibeau and Coskey Happy to be Drafted by Islanders

The Islanders 2019 fifth, sixth and seventh-round picks share their draft day stories

by Sasha Kandrach KandrachSasha /

Getting drafted into the NHL is a dream come true for young hockey players and a moment they'll never forget. The draft evokes images of prospects walking across the stage, but that only makes up a small percentage of prospects experiences. 

As Reece Newkirk, Felix Bibeau and Cole Coskey's draft day stories show, there's a lot of variance in how a player finds out they got drafted, but that doesn't make it any less special. 

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10 Takeaways: Islanders 2019-20 Schedule

From the home arena split to Ranger game days, 10 takeaways from the Islanders 2019-20 schedule

by Cory Wright WrightsWay /

The NHL released the schedules for all 31 teams on Tuesday afternoon, so Islanders fans can now plan their falls, winters and springs accordingly. 

Check out the full schedule here, but if you need a cheat sheet, broke down the Islanders 2019-20 schedule and offered up 10 key takeaways. 

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Islanders Announce 2019-20 Schedule

Islanders to play 20 home games at Barclays Center and 21 home games at NYCB LIVE

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The New York Islanders have released their schedule for the 2019-20 regular season, which features 20 home games at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and 21 home games at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. 

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New York Islanders 2019 Mini Camp Roster

31 forwards, 15 defensemen and five goaltenders make this year's camp

by New York Islanders PR NYIslanders /

Mini Camp is officially a go! 

The New York Islanders annual summer development camp kicked off on Monday, with the organization's prospects coming to Northwell Health Ice Center for a week of on-and off-ice workouts with the Islanders and Bridgeport Sound Tigers coaching staffs. 

The prospects, which include 2019 first-round pick Simon Holmstrom, 2018 first-round picks Oliver Wahlstrom and Noah Dobson, 2016 first-round pick Kieffer Bellows, and 2017 second-rounder Robin Salo, will be split into two groups - blue and white - for daily skates from Tuesday-Saturday. 

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Second Round of Islanders Quebec Team Tryouts Announced

Second round of tryouts to be held from August 16-18 at Northwell Health Ice for 2007 major and 2008 minor birth years

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Anders Lee and Kevin Shattenkirk Host #RennyJam

Lee and Shattenkirk team up for joint NYC Kan Jam

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Anders Lee teamed up with New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk on Saturday for a joint Kancer Jam event at the Renaissance Midtown Hotel to raise money and awareness for families affected by cancer. The crosstown rivals chose June 22, the first official day of summer, to enjoy a summer day at the Versa NYC rooftop filled with food, drink, prizes and friendly competition for a cause close to both players. 

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NHL Draft Roundup

Snapshots of the 2019 Draft hosted in Vancouver

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The next crop of New York Islanders are being picked in Vancouver this weekend, as the league descends on beautiful British Columbia for the NHL Draft. 

Follow all the latest draft news at the Islanders draft hub. See below for a multimedia recap of the event. 

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Islanders Draft Notebook

Notes on Samuel Bolduc, the new prospects connections to the Islanders and more

by Cory Wright WrightsWay /

It's a little poetic that a kid who grew up skating at an arena named after Mike Bossy would find himself drafted by the New York Islanders. 

That's the case for Laval, QC, native Samuel Bolduc, the Islanders second-round pick (57th overall). Bolduc, a 6'4, 209 lbs. blueliner, who was drafted from the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada of the QMJHL, and is already armed with a little knowledge of his new team. 

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