Sunday, June 28, 2015

New York Islanders Draft Andong Song — First Chinese NHL Player

Andong Song | 6' 0" 170 lbs | Defenseman - L | Beijing, China

Andong Song Becomes First Chinese Player Ever Taken In NHL DraftThe Huffington Post

Andong Song becomes the first Chinese-born player to be drafted in the NHL Draft.

New York Islanders draft first Chinese player into NHLWashington Post

Song, a native of Beijing, China, moved to North America at age nine, but captained the Chinese team at the 2015 U-18 World Jr. Championships (D-II).

First Chinese player to be drafted chosen by Islanders NHL


 The Islanders selected Song from Lawrenceville School in New Jersey,
where he captained the team in his senior season.

 Isles' Andong Song becomes first Chinese player to be taken in NHL draft — ESPN

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