The New York Islanders announced that they have assigned Greg Moore and Trevor Smith to the organization’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Calvin de Haan has been sent back to the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League.
Moore played in six of the eight Islander preseason games, scoring one goal and obtaining two penalty minutes. He has appeared in six NHL games, all with the New York Rangers during the 2007-08 season. Last season, the Lisbon, Maine native skated in 71 games for the Hartford Wolf Pack, totaling 23 goals and 16 assists for 39 points. The season prior, Moore had a career year in goals (26), assists (40) and points (66) and was selected to play in the 2008 AHL All-Star Classic for PlanetUSA.
Smith completed the 2009 NHL preseason schedule with a goal in five games. Last season he received his first taste of the NHL, dressing in seven games and scoring his first career goal against the Calgary Flames on January 8, 2009. The North Vancouver native played in a career high, 76 games with the Sound Tigers last season, scoring 62 points (30 goals and 32 assists).
de Haan partook in his first NHL Training Camp after he was selected by the Islanders in the first round (12th overall) of the 2009 Entry Draft. The rookie defenseman from Ottawa, Ontario played in three preseason games and scored his first NHL point, a goal against the Edmonton Oilers on September 16. de Haan played for Oshawa last season and had 63 points (eight goals and 55 assists) in 68 games. He also played in the All-Star game and had an assist skating for the Eastern Conference.