Isles Player Preview: Adam Pelech

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Defenseman

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2015-16 Season: The 2015-16 season looked like Adam Pelech’s big career break, but instead his career was put in jeopardy, due to a health scare. The Islanders defenseman came down with a case of thoracic outlet syndrome – a blood clot condition in the upper arms – causing him to miss over 30 games. 

Sandwiching his injury, Pelech played nine games for the Islanders – seven before, two after – recording a pair of assists, averaging 17:34 TOI. …

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