Jeremy Colliton (C)
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
ACQUIRED: Selected at the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round (58th overall)
Last Season: Named first star after scoring game-winning shootout goals against Albany (11/25/07) and Lowell (12/1/07) … Reached the 20 point plateau in his third consecutive pro season …Was recalled by the Islanders for 16 games during the season.
2006-07: Spent most of the season with the Sound Tigers playing in only 45 games due to a shoulder injury but still managed to place seventh on the team in scoring with 22 points (10g/12a) … Served as the team’s assistant captain … Dressed in one game with the Islanders. 2005-06: Played in his first pro season with the Sound Tigers … Called up to the Islanders in November and averaged five minutes of ice time during his first four games … He was once again recalled in February and played in 15 more NHL games during which he scored his first NHL goal on April 15 against the Pittsburgh Penguins … Finished his AHL season with 53 points in 66 games. 2004-05: Missed a big portion of his WHL season with the Prince Albert Raiders due to injury and was unable to compete on the Team Canada’s WJC team … Played only 41 games, averaging over a point a game for the first time in his junior career. 2002-03: Finished third on his team in regular season scoring with 48 points (20g/28a) in 58 games for the Prince Albert Raiders … Invited to the Home Hardware Top Prospects Game in Kitchener, ON where he scored the opening goal of the prospect game for Team Cherry … Represented Team Canada in the IIHF Under 18 Championships in Yaroslavl, Russia, where he had six points in seven games with a +6 rating.