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Cambridge's Lennox inks deal with New York Islanders

Tristan Lennox was the 93rd overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft
Tristan Lennox is in his final season with the OHL's Saginaw Spirit.

Cambridge native and current Saginaw Spirit goaltender Tristan Lennox has taken the next step in his pursuit of making the National Hockey League.

A third round pick of the New York Islanders in the 2021 National Hockey League draft, Lennox signed a three-year entry level contract with the team on Wednesday.

“This day means so much to me and my family,” Lennox said about the signing on

“I’m so thankful for the people around me that have helped me during this dream of mine."

Currently in his fourth season with the Spirit, Lennox sits fifth in franchise history in both games played with 116 and wins with 56.

Internationally, he represented Canada at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Czechia and Slovakia, helping the team to a silver medal.

This season he's posted a 22-15-1-1 record with a 3.28 goals against average, an .880 save percentage and two shutouts. His 40 appearances and 21 wins are both career-highs.

The Spirit currently sit fourth in the Ontario Hockey League's Western Conference standings will 11 games to play in the regular season.