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) â€¦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 â€¦ 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 â€¦ Led Wheeling with 46 points and a plus-20 rating prior to being recalled by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Jan. 11 â€¦ Was second in the ECHL in points, third in goals and second in PP goals â€¦ 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) â€¦ Named a starter on the American Conference squad for the ECHL All-Star Game â€¦ 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) â€¦ Led the team with three GW goals and three SH goals, and tied for team lead with five PP goals â€¦ Finished his college career with 212 points (118+94) in 115 career games. 2003-04: Led Norwich with 36 goals and 57 points â€¦ 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) â€¦ Led the Cadets with five GW goals, tied for second with four PP goals and tied for first with three SH tallies â€¦Won the 2003 D-III National Championship. 2001-02: Led Norwich with 28 goals and 52 points in 32 games â€¦ Tied for third on the team with three GW goals, tied for second with five PP goals and first with two SH goals.