New York Islanders prospect, Noah Dobson had an impressive playoffs in the QMJHL. Dobson won the MVP of the playoffs for his play.
It’s no secret, the New York Islanders have a plethora of defensive prospects. Devon Toews was the most recent to make his NHL debut, but he might not even be the best of the bunch. 2018 first-round pick, Noah Dobson might take the cake.
Dobson fell in the Islanders laps in this past draft. Surprisingly, both Oliver Wahlstrom and Noah Dobson were available when the Islanders were on the board. Dobson impressed in the QMJHL this season.
He played 56 games with the Acadie-Bathurst Titan and the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies. He combined for 52 points (15 goals, 37 assists). The 19-year-old was extremely impressive during the regular season.
Noah Dobson then went on to have an even better playoffs. In 20 games, he had a whopping 29 points (8 goals, 21 assists). His play was good enough for him to be named MVP of the QMJHL Playoffs.
It’s pretty evident that Dobson has a bright future, and may make the jump to the NHL sooner than people think. He signed his Entry Level Contract, $925,000 AAV, last August. If the Islanders can get him at the NHL level on this deal that’ll be great value.
The Isles blue line is stacked with prospects. It might even make someone who is currently on the roster expendable (looking at you, Nick Leddy).
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