The New York Islanders selected Ryan Strome with the No. 5 pick in the 2011 NHL Draft.
Top NHL hockey draft prospects pose for a group photo during a news conference Thursday, June 23, 2011, in Minneapolis, the day before the entry draft Friday in St. Paul, Minn. In front row from left are Christopher Gibson, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Ryan Murphy, Ryan Strome and Nathan Beaulieu. In back from left are Adam Larsson; Gabriel Landeskog, of Sweden; Dougie Hamilton; Seth Ambroz; Jonathan Huberdeau; and Sean Courturier.
Ryan Strome talks to members of the media during the Top Prospects Media Availability as part of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Walker Arts Center. (June 23, 2011)
Islanders draft pick Ryan Strome. (June 24, 2011)
Prospect Ryan Strome could be making an impact for the Islanders soon.