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by Staff Writer / New York Islanders
The New York Islanders have made their second round of roster moves of their 2010 Training Camp, assigning a total of 12 players to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and releasing five players from their Professional Tryout Contracts (PTO).  The current roster now consists of 27 players, with the league requirement of getting to 23 by Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. The Islanders open their season at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. against the Dallas Stars.

Forwards Justin DiBenedetto, Micheal Haley, Rob Hisey, Jesse Joensuu, Tomas Marcinko, Rhett Rakhshani, David Ullstrom, and Jeremy Yablonski, along with defensemen Dylan Reese, Travis Hamonic, Mark Katic and goaltender Mikko Koskinen have all been assigned to the Sound Tigers. 

Dean McAmmond, Jed Ortmeyer, Anders Eriksson, Manny Legace and Krys Kolanos, who all accepted invitations on PTO contracts for Training Camp, were all released from their agreements.
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