, the No. 5 pick in the 2010 Entry Draft, will make his season debut for the New York Islanders
when they host the New York Rangers
on Tuesday night.
The 19-year-old native of Switzerland has 3 goals and 1 assists in 6 games at Bridgeport of the AHL this season. The winger spent two weeks with the Sound Tigers while on a conditioning stint after suffering a groin injury during training camp.
Islanders coach Jack Capuano
said that Niederreiter was playing well enough in camp to make the team before the injury.