The New York Islanders announced today that Simon Holmstrom has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract.
Holmstrom, 18, was selected by the Islanders in the first-round (23 overall) of the 2019 NHL Draft back in June. Last season, Holmstrom scored 20 points (seven goals, 13 assists) in 21 games with HV71 J20 team of the SuperElit League (Sweden). He also appeared in games for HV71's J18 team and their Swedish Hockey League team during his 2018-19 campaign. Holmstrom added three points (one goal, two assists) in three SuperElit playoff games.