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NINO NIEDERREITER Forward, 20, 6-foot-2, 205 pounds, 2010 (Credit: AP, 2010)

NINO NIEDERREITER
Forward, 20, 6-foot-2, 205 pounds, 2010 1st round pick
Leads Bridgeport with 26 goals this season, but agent asked for a trade. Will have a chance to earn a key top-six forward spot next season.

Islanders on the horizon

A look at six Islanders prospects who could be on the team's 2013-14 roster.

BROCK NELSON Forward, 21, 6-foot-3, 205 pounds, 2010
(Credit: AP, 2010)

BROCK NELSON
Forward, 21, 6-foot-3, 205 pounds, 2010 1st round draft pick
Has 18 goals and 43 points with Bridgeport. Could be the answer to the Isles hole at the No. 2 center spot next season.

ANDERS LEE Forward, 22, 6-foot-3, 218 pounds, 2009
(Credit: AP, 2011)

ANDERS LEE
Forward, 22, 6-foot-3, 218 pounds, 2009 6th round pick
The Notre Dame captain has 20 goals and 38 points in his junior year and will likely join the Islanders as soon as the Irish season ends.

GRIFFIN REINHART Defenseman, 19, 6-foot-4, 202 pounds, 2012
(Credit: AP, 2012)

GRIFFIN REINHART
Defenseman, 19, 6-foot-4, 202 pounds, 2012 1st round pick
Big, steady defenseman would be making a huge leap as a teenager next season, but has the makeup to do it.

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NINO NIEDERREITER Forward, 20, 6-foot-2, 205 pounds, 2010
(Credit: AP, 2010)

NINO NIEDERREITER
Forward, 20, 6-foot-2, 205 pounds, 2010 1st round pick
Leads Bridgeport with 26 goals this season, but agent asked for a trade. Will have a chance to earn a key top-six forward spot next season.

RYAN STROME Forward, 19, 6-foot-1, 183 pounds, 2011
(Credit: AP, 2011)

RYAN STROME
Forward, 19, 6-foot-1, 183 pounds, 2011 1st round pick
Piled up 94 points in his third year with Niagara of the OHL. When his team ends its playoff run, may join Bridgeport for the rest of the season.

SCOTT MAYFIELD Defenseman, 20, 6-foot-4, 200 pounds, 2011
(Credit: AP)

SCOTT MAYFIELD
Defenseman, 20, 6-foot-4, 200 pounds, 2011 2nd round pick
Has 17 points and 108 penalty minutes for U. of Denver, leading the team into the NCAA Tournament.

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