Top Simon Holmstrom News

  • Islanders' Simon Holmstrom: Returns to AHL affiliate

    Holmstrom was reassigned to AHL Bridgeport on Wednesday, per CapFriendly.

    Holmstrom has yet to make his NHL debut, but he has seen some time on the taxi squad. The 20-year-old figures to earn most of his playing time in the minors this season.

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  • Islanders' Simon Holmstrom: Promoted to taxi squad

    Holmstrom was promoted to the taxi squad from AHL Bridgeport on Sunday, CapFriendly reports.

    A first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, Holmstrom has yet to make his NHL debut. The Swedish winger has four goals and 15 points in 28 minor-league games this season.

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  • Islanders' Simon Holmstrom: Ascends to playoff roster

    Holmstrom was promoted from AHL Bridgeport on Tuesday, per CapFriendly.

    Holmstrom had seven points in 24 contests with Bridgeport this season. The Swede is unlikely to be anything more than depth during the postseason.

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  • Islanders' Simon Holmstrom: Assigned to AHL affiliate

    The Islanders assigned Holmstrom (not injury related) to AHL Bridgeport on Wednesday, per TSN.

    Holmstrom missed most of camp while quarantining, but he was never expected to make the Opening Night roster, anyway. The 2019 first-round pick posted 15 points in 46 AHL appearances last season.

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  • Islanders' Simon Holmstrom: Still quarantining

    Holmstrom is still in quarantine and hasn't been able to participate in training camp, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    This likely means that any chance Holmstrom might have had to make the team out of training camp has come and gone. Holmstrom will probably start the season with Bridgeport of the AHL, which might've been the case even if he was in camp with the team.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 200 lbs
Birthplace: Tranas, Sweden
Age: 20
Experience: 1
Shoots: Left