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Ryan Strome, the Islanders fifth overall pick in the 2011 NHL draft, made the final roster for the Canadian team that will compete in the 2012 World Junior Championships.

Ryan Strome and Team Canada Will open the tournament against Finland on Monday, December 26, at Rexall Place.

Strom has spent the 2011-12 season with the Niagara Ice Dogs of the OHL. There he has scored 16 goals and contributed 17 assists for 33 points in 24 games. Strome spent a week with the Islanders before he was returned to the Ice Dogs.

Islander fans got their first taste of how talented Strome is during the skills competition of the Blue and White game in July.