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Islanders' William Dufour: Returned to minors
Dufour was reassigned to AHL Bridgeport on Thursday, Stefen Rosner of NYI Hockey Now reports.
Dufour logged just 6:48 of ice time in his NHL debut against Boston on Wednesday, so his demotion to the minors shouldn't come as a surprise. With Bridgeport, the 20-year-old winger has put his offensive upside on full displaying, notching 13 goals and 12 assists in 37 games. If he continues to produce at that level, this likely won't be Dufour's final stint in the NHL this year.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' William Dufour: Up with Islanders
Dufour was promoted by the Islanders from AHL Bridgeport on Wednesday.
Dufour has 13 goals and 25 points in 37 games with Bridgeport in 2022-23. The 20-year-old hasn't made his NHL debut, but he might do so Wednesday versus Boston.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' William Dufour: Impressive in camp
Dufour has impressed the coaching staff with his size and his shot, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Dufour is 6-foot-2 and 215 pounds, and he isn't shy about throwing his big body around. Dufour also possesses a hard and heavy shot. While Dufour's future is bright, GM Lou Lamoriello stated before camp began that he doesn't believe Dufour is ready to jump from junior hockey to the NHL. The Islanders also have quite a few offensive players with hefty contracts that are blocking younger prospects.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 215 lbs
|Birthplace: Quebec, QC