The New York Islanders selected defenseman Ville Pokka of Finland with the fourth pick of the second round (34th overall) in Saturday's 2012 NHL Draft.
Pokka, a 5-foot-11, 205-pounder, spent last season with Karpat in Finland. He scored three points, all of them coming from assists, in 35 games played. The 18-year old played primarily for Karpat's junior team the prior season, registering six goals and 15 assists for 21 points in 32 games.
The Islanders selected Griffin Reinhart with the fourth overall pick of the draft on Friday night. Reinhart, a 6-foot-3, 206-pound defenseman, played with the Edmonton Oilof the Western Hockey League last season. He isn't seen as a prospect with incredible upside, but scouts view him as one of the draft's sure things.