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For the second year in a row the Islanders have a prospect on the winning team at the Memorial Cup.

Michael Dal Colle, the Islanders fifth overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, and the Oshawa Generals won the Memorial Cup on Sunday after defeating the Kelowna Rockets 2-1 in overtime. Rookie Anthony Cirelli scored the game-winning goal 1:28 into OT to capture the win. Griffin Reinhart, the fourth overall selection in 2012, won the Memorial Cup last season with the Edmonton Oil Kings.

The Islanders' prospect did not end up on the score sheet in the championship game, but he did finish the tournament with five points (two goals, three assists) in four games for the Generals.

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Islanders' prospect Michael Dal Colle is headed to the Memorial Cup final after his Oshawa Generals defeated the Kelowna Rockets 2-1 on Tuesday.

It will be Dal Colle's first trip to the Memorial Cup final in his junior hockey career. The 18-year-old forward has made his mark through three games in the Canadian Hockey League tournament. Dal Colle is tied for the scoring lead with five points (two goals, three assists).

The success in the Memorial Cup is a continuation of a strong 2014-15 season for Dal Colle, who led the Generals in scoring during the regular season. He had 93 points (42 goals, 51 assists) in 56 games and the produced 31 points (eight goals, 23 assists) in the Ontario Hockey League playoffs.

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