Islanders sign El Nino

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The New York Islanders agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with 2010 first-round pick Nino Niederreiter on Tuesday.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

The 18-year-old left wing, who was taken with the fifth overall selection, tallied 36 goals and 24 assists in 65 regular-season games with the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League last season. He also registered eight goals and 16 points in 13 playoff contests.


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