Islanders Daily: Dennis Seidenberg Named Top Defenseman at Worlds
New York Islanders defenseman Dennis Seidenberg was named the top defenseman at the 2017 IIHF World Championship tournament.
Well if the New York Islanders didn’t reward Dennis Seidenberg enough with a contract extension how does top defenseman at the IIHF World Championship sound? It’s official the Isles veteran blueliner was named the top defenseman in the tournament.
In today’s episode of our daily wake up call, we will discuss Dennis Seidenberg’s success at the World Championship tournament along with his overall success with the Isles this past year.
It was a pretty high honor for Seidenberg who represented his home country of Germany in the tournament along with teammate Thomas Greiss.
Seidenberg had a very productive year for the Islanders in 2016-17. As he eclipsed the 20 point mark for the first time since 2011-2012 and had a very solid plus-minus at a positive 25.
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In addition, Calvin de Haan who played for team Canada had a solid tournament as well. This is good news for the team if they can continue their solid play at the start of the 2017 season. It’s a ways to go but positives you can take out of this tournament is that no one got hurt and everyone succeeded.
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