Kurtis McLean (C)
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
||Kirkland Lake, ON
ACQUIRED: Signed by the New York Islanders on July 3, 2008
Last Season: Finished second on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in points (54), assists (32), and plus/minus (+14) and was tied for third the team in goals (22) …Won the Eastern Conference Championship with the Penguins and finished third on the team in playoff scoring with 19 points (4g/15a).
2006-07: Began the season with Wheeling (ECHL), recording 23 points in 16 games with the Nailers … Recorded seven points (4+3) in 10 Calder Cup playoff games. 2005-06: Signed by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton as a free agent, Sept. 29, 2005 … Led Wheeling with 46 points and a plus-20 rating prior to being recalled by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Jan. 11 … Was second in the ECHL in points, third in goals and second in PP goals … Led All ECHL rookies in goals, points and PP points (20), was second in GW goals (4), second in shooting percentage (20.3) and third in shots (123) … Named a starter on the American Conference squad for the ECHL All-Star Game … Tied Penguin records in his first AHL game for points and assists in a game (five and four) on Jan. 18 vs. Syracuse. 2004-05: Led Norwich in goals (29), assists (26) and points (55) … Led the team with three GW goals and three SH goals, and tied for team lead with five PP goals … Finished his college career with 212 points (118+94) in 115 career games. 2003-04: Led Norwich with 36 goals and 57 points … Paced the team with six GW goals and five SH goals, and tied for first with five PP goals. 2002-03: Led Norwich in goals (25) and points (48) … Led the Cadets with five GW goals, tied for second with four PP goals and tied for first with three SH tallies …Won the 2003 D-III National Championship. 2001-02: Led Norwich with 28 goals and 52 points in 32 games … Tied for third on the team with three GW goals, tied for second with five PP goals and first with two SH goals.