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Islanders claim Oilers' Schremp on waivers

Bob McKenzie

9/29/2009 1:15:55 PM

Rob Schremp is on the move to the New York Islanders, after the club put in a waiver claim on the forward.  

Schremp did not make the Oilers and was ticketed for Springfield of the American League, but this was the first year he was required to clear waivers to be sent down.

The Islanders, by virtue of their last-place finish last season, got first crack at any player on waivers.

Sources say the Isles want to give the prolific junior scoring star a chance to play.

Schremp, who was selected 25th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, has tallied 3 assists in seven career NHL games.