NHL PLAYER, Ryan Strome
Born Jul 11, 1993 -- Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Selected by New York Islanders round 1 #5 overall 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Ryan Edward Strome (born July 11, 1993) is a Canadian ice hockey forward who is currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Islanders fifth overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and began playing with the team during their 2013–14 season. Previously, Strome played in the major junior level as a member of the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) before being traded to the Niagara IceDogs during his first season in the league.
After being drafted, Strome spent another season with the IceDogs before joining the Islanders' American Hockey League (AHL) minor league affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the 2012–13 season. Halfway through the following season, on December 11, 2013, he was called up to the Islanders after the team had put Pierre-Marc Bouchard on waivers to make room on their roster. Before his call-up, he was leading the AHL in points through the first 23 games of the season. Strome scored his first NHL goal on January 6, 2014 against Kari Lehtonen of the Dallas Stars.
Strome was initially selected 8th overall in the 2009 OHL Priority Selection by the Barrie Colts after playing for the Toronto Minor Marlboros in the GTHL. In 2010 he was traded to the Niagara IceDogs. During the 2010–11 season, Strome dominated offensively compiling 106 points in just 65 games. He was named as the OHL Player of the Month in January and selected to the OHL Second All-Star Team at years end. Upon eligibility he was selected in the first round, fifth overall, in the 2011 NHL Entry Draftby the New York Islanders. In addition, he was drafted 111th overall by Amur Khabarovsk in the 2011 KHL Junior Draft.
On June 22, 2017, Strome was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Jordan Eberle.
Strome sticks with Oilers, signs two-year deal July 12, 2018
Ryan Strome decided to make Edmonton a permanent home last week, signing a new, two-year, $6.2 million contract. Traded from the Islanders in a pre-draft deal last year, the skilled forward feels like the Oilers are headed in the right direction, despite missing the playoffs in 2017-18. In his first campaign with Edmonton, the Toronto-native tallied 13 goals and 21 assists in 82 games played.
For more on Strome, check out the edmontonsun.com article here.
Strome ready for dynamic role with Oilers August 07, 2017
Ryan Strome is excited to begin a new chapter in his career with the Edmonton Oilers, who he was traded to earlier this summer. The 24-year-old forward feels like his new club is starting to look more and more like a Stanley Cup contender, one that is already filled with a plethora of top talents. Going into next season, the Mississauga-native has been tapped to play a combination of both center and right wing, a role that he thinks befits his playing style. In 2016-17, Strome tallied 13 goals and 17 assists in 69 games for the New York Islanders.
For more on Strome, check out the nhl.com article here.
Eberle and Strome trade places in swap deal June 22, 2017
Jordan Eberle and Ryan Strome will find themselves on new teams this upcoming season, after being involved in a 1-for-1 trade on Thursday. Drafted 22nd overall in the 2008 Draft, the 27-year-old Eberle will move on to the New York Islanders after playing his first 7 NHL seasons with The Edmonton Oilers. There he amassed 382 points in 507 games, including a career-high 76 (34 goals, 42 assists) in the 2011-12 season. Strome, meanwhile, will be entering his 5th NHL season in 2017-18, six years removed from being drafted 5th overall in 2011. His best campaign came in 2014-15, where he tallied 50 points (17 goals, 33 assists) and a +23 rating in 81 games.
For more on Eberle and Strome, check out the nhl.com piece here.
Strome leads Isles past Devils February 20, 2017
Ryan Strome was named the 1st star last night, as the New York Islanders held on for a 6-4 win over the New Jersey Devils. The 23-year-old center led the Islanders attack with two goals, and also added the primary assist on the game-winning goal. The Mississauga-native has been one of New York’s most consistent offensive contributors in February, with 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists) in 10 games.
For more on Strome and last night’s game, check out the nhl.com recap here.
Strome and Bailey stay hot in Isles’ win February 07, 2017
Ryan Strome and Josh Bailey both scored last night, as the New York Islanders overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs by a score of 6-5, in overtime. Strome tallied a goal and an assist, and would eventually be named the second star of the contest. The 23-year-old forward has been key to the Islanders current run of form, registering 6 points (2 goals, 4 assists) in his last 4 games. As for Bailey, few players have been hotter than the big-bodied winger of late. The 27-year-old scored for the 5th time in his last 6 games, and has 8 points in that span.
For more on last night’s game, check out the nhl.com story here.
Strome agrees to new deal with Islanders September 20, 2016
Ryan Strome signed a two-year deal with the New York Islanders on Tuesday, reportedly worth a total of $5 million. Drafted 5th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, the Mississauga-native had his breakout season in 2014-15, where he tallied 17 goals and 33 assists in 81 games, while compiling a team-high +23 plus/minus rating.
For more on Strome, check out the nhl.com story here.
Strome steps up in Isles Game 1 victory April 28, 2016
Ryan Strome assisted on two of his team’s three first period goals last night, as the New York Islanders cruised to a 5-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, taking Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series. The 22-year-old center has been impressive in the five games he has played thus far, tallying 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists), a plus/minus rating of +4, and one game-winning goal.
For more on last night’s game, keep reading the nhl.com story here.
Strome scores winner in Islanders triumph April 15, 2016
Ryan Strome scored a goal and added an assist last night, in the New York Islanders 1st Round win over the Florida Panthers. The 22-year-old centerman’s goal would turn out to be the game-winner, in what was a back-and-forth affair. Strome tallied 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists) in last year’s playoffs, and is now well on his way to eclipsing that mark after his performance on Thursday.
For more on Strome and the Islanders’ victory, check out the nhl.com story here.
Strome named 2nd star in win February 16, 2016
Ryan Strome tallied his 7th goal of the season last night, as the New York Islanders defeated the Detroit Red Wings, 4-1. The 22-year-old Mississauga-native also added an assist in the contest, and finished the game with a +2 rating. The rising star is currently enjoying his best stretch of the season, registering 2 goals and 3 assists in his last five games.
For more on last night’s game, keep reading the nhl.com article here.
Strome getting ready for 2015 NHL Entry Draft June 10, 2015
Dylan Strome is getting a little help from his brother, Ryan, as he prepares mentally and physically for the upcoming draft on June 26th in Sunrise, Florida. After watching Ryan get drafted 5th overall in 2011, Dylan has an excellent chance of following in his brother’s footsteps, as the NHL Central Scouting Service currently has him ranked 4th overall among North American skaters. The 18-year-old phenom is coming off an incredible season that saw him lead the entire CHL in points with 129.
For more on Strome, keep reading the sports.yahoo.com article here.
Strome does it all in Isles’ victory January 01, 2015
Ryan Strome was named the first star of the contest last night, as the New York Islanders defeated the Winnipeg Jets by a score of 5-2. The sophomore center figured in the scoring on four of the Islanders’ five goals, tallying one goal and three assists. The 21-year-old playmaker has improved all facets of his game in his second season, registering 27 points (7 goals, 20 assists) and a plus/minus rating of +13 through 37 games.
For more on Strome and last night’s game, check out the espn.com recap here.
Strome helps Islanders down Avalanche November 12, 2014
Ryan Strome scored his first goal of the season, as the New York Islanders made quick work of the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night, winning by a score of 6-0. The Mississauga, Ontario-native has gotten off of to a good start in his sophomore season, with 10 points in his first 15 games. Taken 5th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Strome made his Islanders debut in 2013-14, scoring 7 goals and 11 assists in 37 games.
For more on last night’s Islanders win, check out the nhl.com recap here.
Strome, Isles play spoiler in win over Habs April 11, 2014
Ryan Strome scored the winning goal in the New York Islanders 2-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night. The 5th overall pick in the 2011 Draft was named the 1st star of the match, a game in which he created numerous scoring chances. The 20-year-old rookie has had a successful first season with the Isles, putting up 17 points (6 goals, 11 assists) in 35 games.
For more on Strome and last night’s win, check out the theprovince.com article here.
Strome named AHL player of the week December 02, 2013
New York Islanders prospect Ryan Strome took home top honours for his performance over three games last week (November 25th to December 1st). The AHL rookie had a stellar week of work, scoring three goals and adding three assists with a +4 rating. The 5th overall pick in the 2011 draft currently leads all first year players in both assists (18) and points (25).
For more on Strome, keep reading the ahl.com story here.
Islanders have a couple of gems in Reinhart and Strome August 26, 2013
The future is bright in Long Island, as their top picks in 2011 and 2012 are edging ever closer to a spot on the roster. The elder Strome appears to be the closer of the two after getting his professional debut with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers last year, but both will come into the Islanders camp this fall with a realistic chance of cracking the squad.
For more on these two standout prospects, check out the nhl.com article here.
Strome leads Tigers past Sharks April 04, 2013 – Worcester, Massachusetts - Soundtigers.com
WORCESTER, Mass. (April 2, 2013) – Sound Tigers forward and New York Islanders 2011 first-round pick Ryan Strome recorded a goal and an assist in his professional debut, and Joey Diamond’s first pro goal turned out to be the game-winner as Bridgeport scored four unanswered goals to come back and defeat the Worcester Sharks 4-2 at DCU Center on Tuesday night. With the win the Sound Tigers improve to 28-28-6-5 overall. The Sharks fall to 29-29-2-6.
The Sharks took a 1-0 lead just 1:26 into the game, when Daniil Tarasov snuck behind the Sound Tigers defense and backhanded the puck through Rick DiPietro’s five-hole for his 10th goal of the season to give Worcester the early advantage. Freddie Hamilton increased the Sharks lead 6:59 into the first period, after he got loose in front of DiPietro and fired over his left shoulder to give Worcester a 2-0 lead.
Strome began the Sound Tigers comeback with his first pro goal at 17:59 of the first period. Brock Nelson won a faceoff in the right circle of the Worcester zone to Strome, who fired a shot over the left shoulder of Sharks goaltender Alex Stalock to cut the Bridgeport deficit in half leading to the second period.
For more on this story, click here.Source: Soundtigers.com
Strome makes professional debut April 01, 2013 – Bridgeport, Connecticut - NHL.COM
The New York Islanders announced today that Ryan Strome has been reassigned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. Strome, 19, led the Niagara IceDogs in scoring with 94 points (34 goals, 60 assists) in 53 games this season, marking the sixth-highest point total in the Ontario Hockey League. He added three points (two goals, one assist) in five OHL Playoff games, as Niagara fell to the Oshawa Generals in the opening round. The Mississauga, ON native concluded his OHL career with 295 points (105 goals, 190 assists) in 225 regular-season games and 41 points (15 goals, 26 assists) in 44 OHL Playoff games.
The Islanders’ first-round (fifth overall) selection in the 2011 National Hockey League Draft, Strome represented Canada at his second-career World Junior Championship this season, earning his second consecutive bronze medal and finishing second on the team in scoring with nine points (three goals, six assists).
For more on this story, click here.Source: NHL.COM