Isles Pick Keiffer Bellows at No. 19

Keiffer Bellows was the the NY Islanders first pick  19th overall in 2016 NHL draft in  Buffalo. The son of Former NHL Brain Bellows.  A  hard driving power player who also has skill. Has size and gains advantage when he puts it to use. He is strong on the puck, shows a separation gear. Plays passionately ands on occasion gotten edgy.

Can stickhandle in tight spaces is slippery on the attack, and able to go wide on defenders. He has quick jump in his stop/starts, and will get rolling and continues North-South with authority. His main attribute is his shot. A goal scorer. He has one of the best shots in the draft. He lets it go lightning fast and hard, and with accuracy. Finds the seam, gets in and free and let’s it fly. Needs to continue to shore up his game in his own end, his play when he doesn’t have the puck, and better commitment to his defensive zone responsibilities. And you have to wish he could just be a little more physical in all phases. He has committed to Boston University.
“I’m so happy to be with this organization ” Keiffer said after he was drafted. The Islanders are historic organization I know Nick Leddy and Andres Lee where from town of Edina Minnesota. He was on the pone after he got drafts ,. Tavares told Bellows Just enjoy the moment with you family. If he scored like his father he will.
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