Found September 21, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The question of what to do with Ryan Strome is less about the obvious talent of the Islanders’ forward than it is about how coach Jack Capuano wants to structure the depth of this season’s roster. The 20-year-old who was the No. 5 pick overall in the 2011 draft was moved from center to wing late last season as he adjusted from junior-level hockey to the AHL finding some speed bumps along the way. And although the Islanders aren’t exactly overwhelmed with the amount of talent they have at center if Strome can prove he’s grown enough away from the puck and in his own end his move out from under the pressures of being a pivot will give Capuano a deeper arsenal to run a high-powered offense. “When you have a skill player that can dominate at the level that he dominated at juniors when you get to this level it’s different” Capuano told The Post before Thursday night’s 5-3 preseason win over the Devils at The Rock in Newark. “To me for Ryan we know his hockey skill. We know his vision h...
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