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Isles draft Ryan Strome at No. 5

Updated: June 25, 2011, 2:22 AM ET
Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The New York Islanders took Ryan Strome, a high-scoring forward from the Ontario Hockey League, with the No. 5 pick in the NHL draft Friday night.

The soon-to-be 18-year-old Strome was third in the Ontario Hockey League with 106 points, including 73 assists, in 65 games with the Niagara IceDogs. He was welcomed to the NHL when Minnesota native Kyle Okposo, an Islanders forward, made the pick from the podium in St. Paul.

Strome helped the IceDogs to a franchise-best ...

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