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Islanders re-assign 29 players to Bridgeport

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders have announced that the team has reassigned 20 players to the American Hockey League’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the organization’s top minor league affiliate. The team has also returned nine players to their junior teams. The Islanders continue training camp this week on Long Island at Islanders Iceworks. With yesterday’s addition of D Thomas Pöck, 32 players remain on the Islanders training camp roster.


The players reassigned to Bridgeport are: LW Sean Bentivoglio, D Joe Callahan, D Jamie Fraser, LW Michael Haley, D Jordan Hart, C Tyler Haskins, C Rob Hennigar, RW Mike Iggulden, RW Jesse Joensuu, D Dustin Kohn, G Nathan Lawson, D Andrew MacDonald, C Tomas Marcinko, RW Vladimir Nikiforov, G Peter Mannino, LW Kurtis McLean, LW Jason Pitton, RW Joel Rechlicz, LW Trevor Smith and C Ben Walter

The players who have been returned to their junior team are: LW Justin DiBenedetto (Sarnia - OHL), LW Max Gratchev (Rimouski - QMJHL), D Travis Hamonic (Moose Jaw - WHL), D Mark Katic (Sarnia - OHL), D Simon Lacroix (Shawinigan - QMJHL), RW Matt Martin (Sarnia - OHL), G D Jyri Niemi (Saskatoon - WHL), Kevin Poulin (Victoriaville - QMJHL), D Jared Spurgeon (Spokane - WHL).


New York Islanders Training Camp Roster
(as of 9/29/2008)

FORWARDS
NO. POS. NAME HT. WT. SHOT BIRTHDATE
12 C Josh Bailey 6-1 188 L 10/2/1989
20 LW Sean Bergenheim 5-10 205 L 2/8/1984
27 C Jeremy Colliton 6-2 195 R 1/13/1985
57 RW Blake Comeau 6-1 207 R 2/18/1986
89 C Mike Comrie 5-10 185 L 9/11/1980
49 LW Mitch Fritz 6-7 242 L 11/24/1980
13 RW Bill Guerin 6-2 220 R 11/7/1970
11 LW Andy Hilbert 5-11 194 L 2/6/1981
 7 RW  Trent Hunter  6-3  210 R 7/5/1980
28 RW  Tim Jackman 6-4 210   R 11/14/1981
51  C Frans Nielsen 5-11  172  L 4/24/1984
21 RW Kyle Okposo  6-1  200  R 4/16/1988
10 RW Richard Park 5-11  190  R 5/27/1976
18 C Mike Sillinger 5-11 198  R 6/29/1971
16  LW Jon Sim 5-10 195  L 9/29/1977
55 RW Brandon Sugden 6-4 231 R 6/23/1978
15 LW Jeff Tambellini 5-11  186  L 4/13/1984
93 C Doug Weight 5-11 196 L 1/21/1971
             
DEFENSEMEN
NO. POS. NAME HT. WT. SHOT BIRTHDATE
14 D Chris Campoli       5-11 190 L 7/9/1984
8 D Bruno Gervais 6-0 188 R 10/3/1984
38 D Jack Hillen 5-11 200 L 1/24/1986
47 D Chris Lee 6-0 185 L 10/3/1980
24 D Radek Martinek 6-1 203 R 8/31/1976
44 D Freddy Meyer 5-10 192 L 1/4/1981
17 D Thomas Pock    6-1 210 L 12/2/1981
4 D Brett Skinner 6-1 183 L 6/28/1983
2 D Mark Streit 6-0 197 L 12/11/1977
25 D Andy Sutton 6-6 245 L 3/10/1975
32 D Brendan WItt 6-2 223 L 2/20/1975
             
GOALTENDERS
NO. POS. NAME HT. WT. CATCH BIRTHDATE
34 G Yann Danis 6-0 181     L    6/21/1981
39 G Rick DiPietro 6-1 210 R 9/19/1981
35 G Joey MacDonald 6-0 197 L 2/7/1980



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