(New York, NY) – The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman Noah Dobson has signed a three-year, entry-level contract.
Dobson, 18, scored 69 points (17 goals, 52 assists) in 67 games during his second season with the Acadie-Bathurst Titan of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Dobson’s 52 assists led the team and his 69 points ranked second.
Dobson added 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) in 20 playoff games to help Acadie-Bathurst win their first Memorial Cup title in franchise history. He was named to both the QMJHL and CHL Memorial Cup All-Star teams.
The Islanders selected Dobson in the first round (12th overall) of the 2018 National Hockey League Draft. The Summerside, Prince Edward Island native has a total 95 points (24 goals, 71 assists) in 130 career QMJHL games.