With a lockout all but inevitable, the Islanders announced today that they have assigned 19 players to Bridgeport including Nino Niederreiter and Travis Hamonic. Some other notables on the list include:
and Kirill Kabanov
So, if there is no NHL season, the fans of Bridgeport will at least have some excitement.
They also assigned two players to junior league teams. They assigned first round pick Griffin Reinhart to the Edmonton Oil Kings of the WHL. They also assigned Ryan Strome to the Niagra Ice Dogs of the OHL.