The New York Islanders
announced today that right wing Tim Jackman
and left wing Mitch Fritz
have been recalled on an emergency basis from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.
In 11 games with the Islanders this season, Jackman has a goal and an assist for two points and 22 penalty minutes. The 27-year-old North Dakota native has played in 79 career NHL games, recording three goals and six assists for nine points and 126 penalty minutes. Jackman has also recorded six goals and one assist for seven points in 12 games with Bridgeport this season. He was signed by the Islanders as a free agent on July 5, 2007.
Fritz has played in nine games for the Islanders this season, recording 19 penalty minutes. The 28-year-old played in his first career NHL game on October 30th at Philadelphia. Fritz has also skated in seven games with Bridgeport this season, logging 12 penalty minutes. The British Columbia native was signed by the Islanders as a free agent on July 3, 2008.