Alexander Romanov secures his future with the Islanders

Alexander Romanov secures his future with the Islanders


Acquired by the New York Islanders on the day of the last National Hockey League draft, defenseman Alexander Romanov agreed to a three-year contract extension on Monday.

< p>According to the Sportsnet network, the annual value of the agreement is $2.5 million. The 22-year-old skater completed his entry pact into the Bettman circuit last season.

Romanov was obtained from the Montreal Canadiens on July 7, in return for the 13th overall choice of the last auction of the NHL. In his second full season on the Bettman League, he had three goals and 10 assists, for 13 points in 79 games, while maintaining a -9 differential.

The guard was a second-round pick from CH, the 38th overall, at the 2018 amateur auction.

Dobson and Bellows too

Furthermore, the Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello also offered new contracts to defenseman Noah Dobson and forward Kieffer Bellows.

The former signed a three-year deal, while the latter signed a one year contract. The Big Apple team did not reveal financial details of the new deals.

Dobson, 22, is coming off his career-best season in the NHL. He has 13 goals and 38 assists for 51 points in 80 games in 2021-22. The former Quebec Major Junior Hockey League player was the 12th overall pick of the 2018 draft.

For his part, Bellows hit the target six times and provided 13 assists, for 19 points in 45 games last year. This was the first full-time season for the 19th overall pick of the 2016 auction with the Islanders.