UNIONDALE, N.Y. – Brett Gallant of Summerside has been assigned to the American Hockey League’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers by the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League.
Gallant was one of 15 players reassigned to Bridgeport on Monday.
Gallant, who spent parts of the last three seasons with the Sound Tigers, appeared in four pre-season NHL games with the Islanders during training camp, and had a plus-2 rating. Gallant, who was very happy with the progress in his game, was not on the ice for a goal-against in the pre-season while playing between 11 to 15 minutes a game. Gallant also had a league-leading five fights in the pre-season.