The New York Islanders announced today that they have reached an affiliation agreement with the Missouri Mavericks of the ECHL for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. Missouri joins the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League as the Islanders primary minor league affiliates.
"We are excited to partner with the Missouri Mavericks as our new ECHL affiliate," Islanders General Manager Garth Snow said. "The Mavericks are a highly-regarded organization with a high-end coaching staff that’s capable of developing players from the ECHL, to the AHL, and eventually to the New York Islanders."
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