Sean Bentivoglio (LW)
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
ACQUIRED: Signed by the New York Islanders on May 21, 2007
2008-09: Last Season: In his second season with the Sound Tigers, he appeared in a career high in games with 78, while tying a career high in points with 32 (13g/19a). On April 2nd, appeared in his first career NHL game against the Montreal Canadians. He recorded two penalty minutes. During the postseason with the Sound Tigers, he played in four games tallying a goal and an assist.
2007-08: Played in his first full professional season and finished seventh on the team in scoring (32 pts) … Finished the season with a +3 rating … Named the first star on 12/26/07 after he scored the game-tying and winning goals in a 5-4 victory over the Hershey Bears.
2006-07: Finished second in team scoring with 46 points (16g/30a) averaging over a point a game (1.24) … Named CHA Player of the Year … First-Team All-CHA selection … Signed by the Providence Bruins and played in the team’s final 15 regular season games and scored 14 points (3g/11a) … Scored nine points in the Bruins’ two Calder Cup Playoff rounds … 2005-06: First-Team All-CHA selection … Two-time CHA Offensive Player of the Week (11/7 and 12/12) … Tied for eighth in the country and first in the CHA in GW goals (5) … Tied for first in the conference with teammates Ted Cook and Les Reaney for points in CHA-only games (28). 2004-05: Placed 12th in overall CHA scoring with nine goals and 18 assists … Ranked 10th in the CHA in assists … Opened the season with 12 points in the first 12 games. 2003-04: Only freshman to appear in all 39 games … Led all Niagara rookies with 21 points, finishing fourth in the CHA in rookie points … Second on team with 19 assists … Finished sixth in the CHA in assists … Scored first goal vs. Bowling Green (11/7) … Tallied first collegiate point in 5-2 upset over then-No.1 New Hampshire (10/25).