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New York Islander sign Kirill Kabanov to three-year, entry-level deal

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The New York Islanders have signed forward Kirill Kabanov to a three-year, entry-level deal.

The Russian was selected 65th overall by the Islanders last year.

“Finally,” Kabanov wrote on Twitter. “Soooooo happy…)) To be apart of Islanders Organization.”

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Kabanov split last season between Moncton and Lewiston in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, scoring 11 goals and 28 points in 39 games.