The New York Islanders, parent club of the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, have signed goaltender Yann Danis to a one-year, two-way contract.
Danis has spent the first five years of his pro career in the Montreal Canadiens organization, and he went 11-19-4 with a 3.28 GAA in 38 games for the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs in 2007-08. Danis was also a member of Hamilton’s 2007 Calder Cup championship team.
A native of Lafontaine, Que., Danis shows an 81-67-18 record with a 2.78 GAA and .908 save percentage over 176 career AHL games with the Bulldogs.
He has played in six games for Montreal, compiling a record of 3-2-0 with a 2.69 GAA and a save percentage of .908.
Danis entered the pro ranks following a four-year collegiate career at Brown University, where he played in 100 games and finished with a record of 43- 43-12. He also had 13 shutouts to go along with a goals against average of 2.19 and a save percentage of .930. Danis won several collegiate honors, including being named as an NCAA All-American in 2003-04, and he received All-Conference honors in 2001-02, 2002-03 and 2003-04.