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Islanders' Blade Jenkins: Signs entry-level deal
Jenkins put pen to paper on an entry-level contract with the Islanders on Thursday.
Jenkins -- who was drafted in the fifth round of the 2018 NHL Draft -- notched just 16 goals this year with OHL Saginaw, the first time he's failed to reach the 20-goal mark in three junior seasons. The 19-year-old center figures to need some time in the AHL with the Sound Tigers before he gets a crack at making the 23-man roster for the Isles.... See More ... See Less
Islanders' Blade Jenkins: In midst of best OHL season
Jenkins picked up a goal and added an assist in OHL Saginaw's 6-2 win over Sarnia on Tuesday.
A fourth-round selection (134th overall) of the Islanders in 2018, Jenkins has set career-highs in both goals (23) and points (58) this season for the Spirit. He has a decent amount of skill and can play all three forward positions, but there is real concern regarding Jenkins's foot speed. If he can improve in that area in the later stages of his junior career, the Isles have a legitimate prospect on their hands here.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 199 lbs|
|Birthplace: Jackson, MI|