The New York Islanders announced today that the team has reduced their training camp roster to 43 players (26 forwards, 14 defensemen and four goaltenders) remaining in camp.
The following players have all been assigned to Bridgeport (AHL): Chris Bourque, Ryan Bourque, Evan Buitenhuis, Mike Cornell, Scott Eansor, Matthew Gaudreau, Mitch Gillam, Ryan Hitchcock, Connor Jones, Otto Koivula, Ivan Kosorenkov, Jeff Kubiak, Ryan MacKinnon, Tyler Mueller, David Quenneville, Yannick Rathgeb, Mitch Vande Sompel and Yanick Turcotte.
The following three players have been returned to their CHL teams: Arnaud Durandeau (Halifax, QMJHL), Blade Jenkins (Saginaw, OHL) and Bode Wilde (Saginaw, OHL). Pius Suter has been returned to Zurich of the Swiss Elite League. Kyle MacLean and Emmanuel Vella have been removed from their amateur tryouts.
The Islanders will host the New York Rangers on Saturday, September 22 at 7 p.m. at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT.