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Islanders prospects to compete in World Junior Showcase

Cockerill, Dobson, Mirageas and Wahlstrom competing in World Junior Summer Showcase

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

The road to the 2019 World Junior Hockey Championships starts in Kamloops, BC. 

That's the site of the World Junior Summer Showcase, where Canada, the United States, Sweden and Finland start to formulate their rosters for official World Junior camps in December. 

The New York Islanders will be well-represented at this year's summer showcase, with Oliver Wahlstrom, Noah Dobson, Logan Cockerill and Ben Mirageas all in attendance. 

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Wahlstrom Wows at Blue and White Scrimmage

Oliver Wahlstrom's terrific goal highlights prospect scrimmage

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

EAST MEADOW - Oliver Wahlstrom delivered his first "wow" moment to Islanders fans on Thursday night. 

The Isles' 2018 first-round pick dangled through three players, pulling the puck around sticks, weaving his way to the net and burying for a terrific individual effort in the first game of the Blue and White Scrimmage. 

"I kind of just saw an opening and tried to cut in there and it worked. It was a pretty lucky goal, but it was fun," Wahlstrom said.

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Quenneville Caps Junior Career in Style

David Quenneville set franchise records in his last WHL season with Medicine Hat

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

EAST MEADOW - At 5'9, David Quenneville doesn't need anyone to tell him he's on the shorter side among defensemen at New York Islanders Mini Camp. 

He's already heard it, but that's fine, it keeps him motivated and gives him some extra drive when going into the corners or clearing the front of the net. 

"I like just proving people wrong," Quenneville said. "I'm a small guy and I've had doubters my whole life. Just have to keep proving." 

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Islanders Prospect Report: Top Prospect Moments

Looking back at the top moments for Isles prospects this season

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

This season, NewYorkIslanders.com has brought you updates on the Isles junior, collegiate and European prospects. Whether these players were beginning their collegiate careers, or cementing their junior legacies, the organization's prospects took strides in their development. 

After tracking these prospects all season, take a look back at some of the standout moments in the Islanders Prospect Report wrap-up. 

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Ilya Sorokin loses in the KHL Final

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Ilya Sorokin and CSKA Moscow were the runners-up in the KHL this season, falling in the Gagarin Cup Final to Ak Bars Kazan in five games. 

The series concluded Sunday, with Ak Bars winning game five 1-0. 

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Ilya Sorokin trails in KHL Final, Bellows eliminated from WHL playoffs

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders
BELLOWS ELIMINATED IN WHL PLAYOFFS: 

Kieffer Bellows' season came to an end on Friday, as the Portland Winterhawks were eliminated by the Everett Silvertips in the second round of the Western Hockey League playoffs. 

Everett beat Portland in five games, closing out the series with a 4-0 win. Bellows recorded four points (1G, 3A) in the five-game series. 

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The Bridgeport Report: Week 27

The Sound Tigers went 2-2-0 and were eliminated from playoff contention last week

by Alan Fuehring AlanFuehring / Bridgeport Sound Tigers

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (36-29-5-3), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, collected four points in as many games last week, but fell victim to a tough Atlantic Division for the second straight year and were mathematically eliminated from Calder Cup Playoff contention. Steve Bernier (two goals, two assists) and Josh Ho-Sang (four assists) led the way with four points each, while rookie defenseman Mitch Vande Sompel also scored twice. 

The Sound Tigers opened the week with their annual Spring Fun 102 school-day game on Tuesday morning, and captured a 3-2 win against the Providence Bruins in front of 7,451 electric fans at Webster Bank Arena. Travis St. Denis netted the game-winner midway through the third period, while Casey Bailey and Kellen Jones also beat goaltender Dan Vladar. Ho-Sang added two assists and Eamon McAdam (5-2-0) made 23 saves between the pipes.

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Bellows and Durandeau trail in playoff series, while Sorokin advances to KHL Final

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

It's another playoff edition of the Islanders Prospect Report. Kieffer Bellows and Arnaud Durandeau both trail in their respective second round series' while Ilya Sorokin and CSKA prep for the KHL Final. Read that and more in this week's report. 

BELLOWS, PORTLAND TRAIL EVERETT 2-1: 

Kieffer Bellows and the Portland Winterhawks trail the Everett Silvertips 2-1 in the second round of the WHL playoffs. 

Bellows has three points (1G, 2A) in the first three games of the series. The Islanders 2016 first-round pick recorded a pair of assists in Portland's 5-2 win in game one, but the Winterhawks have lost two straight, a 6-0 shutout in game two and a 6-2 loss in game three. 

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Quenneville Agrees To Entry-Level Deal

Islanders seventh-round pick led all WHL defensemen in points

by New York Islanders PR NYIslanders / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman David Quenneville has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level deal.

Quenneville, 20, led all Western Hockey League defensemen in goals (26) and points (80) this season, during his fourth full year with the Medicine Hat Tigers. Quenneville added eight points (one goal, seven assists) in six 2018 WHL Playoff games.

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The Bridgeport Report: Week 26

The Sound Tigers went 2-1-0 last week as they continue their chase for the playoffs

by Alan Fuehring AlanFuehring / Bridgeport Sound Tigers

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (34-27-5-3), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, won two of their three games last week as the regular season whittled its way down to single digits. Casey Bailey (four assists), Sebastian Aho (four assists), Ryan Hitchcock (one goal, two assists) and John Stevens (two goals, one assists) all recorded three or more points to help Bridgeport stay alive in its quest for a spot in the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs. The Sound Tigers are eight points behind the cut-off, currently held by the fourth-place Charlotte Checkers, with seven games left in the regular season

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