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THN American Pipeline Podcast: Islanders Prospects and Merrimack

Mike Stephens and Sydney Wolf discuss New York Islanders prospects in the NCAA and USHL, shout out Merrimack College, analyze players and more.
Christian Krygier

New York Islanders prospect Christian Krygier defends the crease for Michigan State in 2021.

On this week's episode of The Hockey News American Pipeline Podcast with Mike Stephens and Sydney Wolf:

- Merrimack College swept Boston College last weekend for the first time since 1997 as they slowly move up the ranks.

- There were many impressive performers in NCAA, USHL and Team USA action this past week, including Cole Eiserman and James Hagens at the World U-17s.

- The player to watch this week is Colorado College's Noah Laba, who has 10 points in 10 games as a freshman. Laba was drafted by the New York Islanders in the fourth round of the 2022 NHL draft.

- The Islanders are also the NHL team profile of the week, with seven prospects in the American Pipeline.

- Much more NCAA and USHL news, including games to watch and notable decommits.

Check out more of our podcasts from the last week:

- The Hockey News Podcast: The Fallout of the Mitchell Miller Situation

- The Hockey News On The 'A': Logan Shaw and Flames Prospects (Team profile: Calgary Flames)

- The Hockey News On The 'O': Kai Schwindt Among Florida's OHL Prospects (Team profile: Florida Panthers)

- The Hockey News On The 'Q': Oilers QMJHL Alumni and Number Retirements (Team profile: Edmonton Oilers)

- The Hockey News On The 'Dub': Guenther Graduates and Wild Prospects (Team profile: Minnesota Wild)

- The Hockey News American Pipeline Podcast: Devils Prospects, Fantilli and More (Team profile: New Jersey Devils)

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