Islanders agree to terms with four

bri06_200.jpgThe New York Islanders, parent club of the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, agreed to terms with four players on Monday. Center Greg Moore, left wing Matt Moulson, right wing Greg Mauldin and defenseman Mark Flood all have signed one-year, two-way contracts.

Moore played within the New York Rangers’ organization the past four years, skating in a total of six games for the big club during the 2007-08 season. While playing for the Rangers’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound center compiled 58 goals and 74 assists for 132 points in 224 games during his four seasons.

The native of Lisbon, Maine, was selected to represent the Wolf Pack in the 2008 AHL All-Star Classic for PlanetUSA.

Moore is a graduate of the University of Maine where he played four years, accumulating 66 goals and 41 assists for 107 points with the Black Bears. He was originally drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 2003 National Hockey League Entry Draft where he was selected 143rd overall in the fifth round.

Moulson has totaled six goals and four assists for 10 points in 29 games with the Los Angeles Kings during the last three seasons. A native of North York, Ont., Moulson played the majority of his time in the Kings’ organization with the team’s AHL affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, where he tallied 74 goals and 86 assists for 160 points in 188 games.

Prior to his professional career, Moulson attended Cornell University, where he graduated in 2006 after accumulating 138 points (71 goals and 67 assists). Moulson led Cornell in scoring his sophomore, junior and senior years. He was originally a draft choice of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft where he was chosen in the ninth round, 263rd overall.

Mauldin has spent the past two seasons with the Binghamton Senators, AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators. In 151 games with Binghamton, Mauldin scored 39 goals and 45 assists for 84 points.

The 5-foot-11, 197-pound left wing was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets, 199th overall in the seventh round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He was born in Holliston, Mass., where he went on to play college hockey at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst. Mauldin played three years for the Minutemen, scoring 94 points (48 goals and 46 assists) in 98 games.

In 286 career AHL games with Binghamton, Houston and Syracuse, Mauldin has totaled 59 goals and 85 assists for 144 points.

Flood, a native of Charlottetown, P.E.I., has played for the Albany River Rats, AHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes, the past three seasons, racking up 63 points (19 goals and 44 assists). The 6-foot-1, 195-pound defensemen began his pro career with Syracuse in the 2005-06 season.

In 182 AHL games with Albany and Syracuse, Flood has registered 21 goals and 46 assists for 67 points.

Prior to his pro career, Flood skated four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Peterborough Petes scoring a total of 25 goals and 94 assists for 119 points in 253 games. Flood was selected in round six of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens, 188th overall.