Islanders add organizational depth; announce four signings

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Dennis Cholowski

Cholowski registered three assists in 11 games for both the Seattle Kraken and the Washington Capitals last season. The offensive-minded defenseman played the majority of the year with the Charlotte Checkers (AHL) where the 24-year-old scored 18 points (3 goals, 15 assists) in 31 games.

Cholowski is a former first-round pick (2016, 20th overall) of the Detroit Red Wings. The Langley, BC native played in 104 games with Detroit, scoring 10 goals and adding 17 assists. He made the Red Wings out of training camp for the 2018-19 season, making his NHL debut on October 4, 2018, and scored his first career NHL goal in the second period against the Columbus Blue Jacket's Joonas Korpisalo.