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from The New York Islanders,
The New York Islanders officially announced today that defenseman Griffin Reinhart has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract.
The 6’4, 202-pound defenseman was the Islanders first selection (fourth overall) at the 2012 NHL Draft on Friday, June 22 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Reinhart, a native of North Vancouver, BC, led Edmonton Oil Kings defensemen with 12 goals in 58 games during the 2011-12 season. The 18-year-old also added 24 assists for 36 points during his second season in the Western Hockey League.
In the first round, with their fourth pick the New York Islanders have selected Griffin Reinhart from the Edmonton Oil Kings, a player that was project to go pretty much anywhere in the first round of this year’s draft.
Reinhart didn’t get off to the hottest start this past season, and it wasn’t until teammates left for the World Juniors camps that Reinhart seemed to find his edge and real drive, but you knew all season long that he was a player to watch. And now it seems that it was the New York Islanders that were successful in “fall apart for Reinhart.”