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Islanders winger Nino Niederreiter carries the puck against the Rangers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 11, 2010)

Nino Niederreiter

The Islanders selected Swiss winger Nino Niederreiter with the fifth overall pick in the 2010 NHL draft.
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Islanders winger Nino Niederreiter reaches for the puck
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Islanders winger Nino Niederreiter reaches for the puck against the Rangers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 11, 2010)

Islanders winger Nino Niederreiter carries the puck against
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Islanders winger Nino Niederreiter carries the puck against the Rangers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 11, 2010)

Islanders first round pick Nino Niederreiter skates during
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Islanders first round pick Nino Niederreiter skates during training camp at Nassau Coliseum. (Sept. 21, 2010)

Islanders first round draft pick Nino Niederreiter skates
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Islanders first round draft pick Nino Niederreiter skates during training camp at Nassau Coliseum. (Sept. 21, 2010)

Islanders first round pick Nino Niederreiter heads to
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Islanders first round pick Nino Niederreiter heads to the locker room after practice during training camp at Nassau Coliseum. (Sept. 21, 2010)

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Islanders first round draft pick Nino Niederreiter announces
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Islanders first round draft pick Nino Niederreiter announces he has signed an entry-level contract during a news conference at Nassau Coliseum. (Sept. 21, 2010)

Islanders owner Charles Wang, left, poses with first-round
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Islanders owner Charles Wang, left, poses with first-round draft pick Nino Niederreiter after the team announced his signing. (Sept. 21, 2010)

Islanders first-round draft pick Nino Niederreiter, left, during
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Islanders first-round draft pick Nino Niederreiter, left, during training camp at Nassau Coliseum. (Sept. 21, 2010)

2010 fifth-overall pick Nino Niederreiter skates up ice
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2010 fifth-overall pick Nino Niederreiter skates up ice during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 10, 2010)

Nino Niederreiter, who the Islanders selected with the
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Nino Niederreiter, who the Islanders selected with the fifth pick in the 2010 draft, talks to reporters after practice during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 7, 2010)

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Nino Niederreiter takes a point-blank shot on goaltender
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Nino Niederreiter takes a point-blank shot on goaltender Mikko Koskinen, a 2009 second-round pick, during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 7, 2010)

2010 fifth-overall pick Nino Niederreiter participates in drills
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2010 fifth-overall pick Nino Niederreiter participates in drills during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 7, 2010)

2010 first-round draft pick Nino Niederreiter takes a
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2010 first-round draft pick Nino Niederreiter takes a shot on goal during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 7, 2010)

Winger Nino Niederreiter, selected fifth overall in the
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Winger Nino Niederreiter, selected fifth overall in the 2010 draft, takes a shot on goal during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 7, 2010)

Nino Niederreiter takes a shot on goal during
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Nino Niederreiter takes a shot on goal during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 7, 2010)

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Nino Niederreiter, who the Islanders selected fifth overall
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Nino Niederreiter, who the Islanders selected fifth overall in the 2010 draft, listens to the coaches' instructions during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 7, 2010)

Islanders 2010 top pick Nino Niederreiter puts his
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Islanders 2010 top pick Nino Niederreiter puts his arm around Jason Diamond during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 7, 2010)

Islanders 2010 draft pick Nino Niederreiter is interviewed
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Islanders 2010 draft pick Nino Niederreiter is interviewed by Swiss TV during prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 8, 2010)

Linemates David Ullman, Matt Martin and Nino Niederreiter
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Linemates David Ullman, Matt Martin and Nino Niederreiter line up during Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 8, 2010)

Goaltender Kevin Poulin makes a save on Nino
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Goaltender Kevin Poulin makes a save on Nino Niederreiter during an Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 8, 2010)

Islanders 2010 first-round pick Nino Niederreiter heads out
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Islanders 2010 first-round pick Nino Niederreiter heads out to practice during an Islanders prospect camp at Nassau Coliseum. (July 8, 2010)

Nino Niederreiter, drafted fifth overall by the New
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Nino Niederreiter, drafted fifth overall by the New York Islanders, poses on stage with team personnel during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center. (June 25, 2010)

Nino Niederreiter, drafted fifth overall by the New
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Nino Niederreiter, drafted fifth overall by the New York Islanders, poses on stage during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center. (June 25, 2010)

Nino Niederreiter of Switzerland was the fifth pick
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Nino Niederreiter of Switzerland was the fifth pick by the New York Islanders in the first round of the NHL National Hockey League draft at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Friday. (June 25, 2010)