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Summerside's Noah Dobson scores first NHL goal

Noah Dobson skated at the Pownal Sports Centre over the summer in preparation for the 2019-20 season. Dobson will start the year with the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League.
Noah Dobson skated at the Pownal Sports Centre over the summer in preparation for the 2019-20 season. Dobson will start the year with the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. - Jason Malloy
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —

Summerside’s Noah Dobson has his first NHL goal.

The New York Islanders defenceman, who turned 20 on Jan. 7, scored 2:40 into the second period of Tuesday’s game with the Detroit Red Wings. The goal made it 6-1 as the Islanders routed the Wings 8-2 in Uniondale, N.Y.

The six-foot-four, 184-pound Dobson has a goal and three assists for four points in his 18-game rookie season. The Islanders selected him 12th overall at the 2018 NHL draft.

Related links:

    • Dobson not going to world juniors this year

    • P.E.I.'s Noah Dobson earns assist in NHL debut with New York Islanders

    • Summerside native Noah Dobson looking to prove he belongs with NHL's Islanders

    • Noah Dobson feels ready for the NHL

    • Dobson's profile page at Hockeydb.com

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