Aaron Ness (D)
2014-15: Posted 45 points (8-37-45) in 74 games with the AHLâ€™s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, leading the clubâ€™s defensemen in points and assists and setting career highs in goals, assists and pointsâ€¦Ranked sixth among all AHL defensemen in scoringâ€¦Named to the Eastern Conference roster for the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic at Utica and tallied an assist in the game.
CAREER â€“ 2013-14: Notched 20 points (6-14-20) in 48 games in Bridgeport, and recorded three points (1-2-3) in 20 games with the NHLâ€™s New York Islandersâ€¦Scored his first NHL goal on Nov. 14 vs. Los Angeles (Ben Scrivens)...Recorded his first NHL assist on Nov. 16 vs. Detroit. 2012-13: Scored 27 points (3-24-27) in 76 games during his second season with Bridgeportâ€¦Was the only player on the team to appear in all 76 regular season games...Finished third among Sound Tigers defensemen in scoring. 2011-12: Tallied 27 points (5-22-27) as a rookie during his first full season with Bridgeport...Finished second among Bridgeport defensemen and ninth overall in points...Was a member of the Sound Tigersâ€™ regular-season Northeast Division championship teamâ€¦Also appeared in nine games with the Islanders. 2010-11: Recorded 14 points (2-12-14) in 35 games during his junior season at the University of Minnesota (WCHA)...Finished third among defensemen in points and second in assists. 2009-10: Played in all 39 games as a sophomore for the Golden Gophers...Ranked second among defensemen with 12 points (2-10-12). 2008-09: Was one of four players, and the only freshman, to play in every game for Minnesotaâ€¦Registered 17 points (2-15-17) in 37 games. 2007-08: Won a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2008 U18 World Junior Championships.