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12th Overall New York Islanders Select: Calvin De Haan

With the 12th pick in the NHL Draft, the New York Islanders select defenseman Calvin De Haan of the Oshawa Generals of the OHL.

Calvin De Haan

Height: 5' 11.75"

Weight: 170 lbs.

2008-2009 stats: 68 games, 8 goals, 55 assists, 63 points

A Calvin De Haan profile by In Lou We Trust

Analysis:

I have idea why the Islanders traded up twice to take a player selected to go at the end of the first round. They could have gotten a player just as good or better with any of the second round picks they dealt away. They're banking on De Haan's offensive abilities and potential to run a powerplay some day.

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