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by Staff Writer / New York Islanders
22 on Sound Tigers' list for playoff push

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the Islanders' American Hockey League affiliate, have released their 22-man clear day roster along with a list of four players who are in residence.

According to AHL by-laws, only those players listed on a team's clear day roster are eligible to compete in the remaining five weeks of the 2005-06 regular season and the 2006 Calder Cup Playoffs, unless emergency conditions arise as a result of recall, injury or suspension.  Teams may also add signed junior players or players on amateur tryout contracts, only after their respective junior or college seasons are complete.

The Sound Tigers 2005-06 clear day roster is:

G - Frederic Cloutier
G - Wade Dubielewicz

LW/RW - Sean Bergenheim
D - Ryan Caldwell
RW/C - Rob Collins
C - Jeremy Colliton
D - Bruno Gervais
D - Denis Grebeshkov
RW/C - Jeff Hamilton
D/F - Cole Jarrett
C - Matt Koalska
LW - Masi Marjamaki
LW/RW - David Masse
C - Robert Nilsson
LW - Justin Papineau
D - Tomi Pettinen
D - Harlan Pratt
LW - Steve Regier
D - Jody Robinson
D - Allan Rourke
LW - Jeff Tambellini
LW - Chris Thompson

Sean Bergenheim, Denis Grebeshkov, Robert Nilsson and Jeff Tambellini are currently with the Islanders while Jody Robinson is out of the lineup with a knee injury.  The following Sound Tigers are in residence and may play under emergency conditions:

D/F - Paul Flache
C - Mark Lee
LW/RW - Joe Tallari
C - Evgeny Tunik

The Sound Tigers will continue a stretch of seven straight road games when they visit the Providence Bruins and Portland Pirates this Friday and Saturday, March 17th and 18th.  Both of this weekend's games will begin at 7:05 p.m.  All Sound Tigers games are web-cast live at  Fans can also watch all AHL games live on the Internet via the B2 Networks pay per view.

The Sound Tigers' next home game at Bridgeport's Arena at Harbor Yard will be on Wednesday, March 29th when they host the Hershey Bears at 7:05 p.m.  Information regarding Sound Tigers ticket packages, promotions and upcoming games is available on-line at, by emailing or by calling 203-334-GOAL.

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