The New York Islanders announced Wednesday the signings of centers Andy Hilbert and Rob Hisey to one-year, two-way contracts.
Hilbert returns to the Islanders after playing in the Minnesota Wild organization last season. He was scoreless in four NHL games, spending most of his season with AHL Houston, where he had 25 points (9 goals, 16 assists) in 33 games. Prior to his stint with the Wild, Hilbert was a member of the Islanders for three seasons, accumulating 27 goals and 71 points in 218 games. He was originally drafted by the Boston Bruins in the second round (No. 37) of the 2000 Entry Draft.
In eight NHL seasons, he has 42 goals and 104 points in 307 games with the Bruins, Blackhawks, Penguins, Islanders and Wild.