The New York Islanders, parent club of the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, announced today that Tim Wallace has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way (AHL/NHL) contract.
Wallace, 26, scored 37 points (20 goals, 17 assists) in 62 regular-season games last season to finish fifth in scoring on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. He also saw NHL action for the third consecutive season with the Pittsburgh Penguins, playing in seven games.
In 24 career NHL games, all with Pittsburgh, Wallace recorded two assists and 12 penalty minutes. The Anchorage, Alaska, native also totaled 75 goals and 62 assists in 304 career regular-season games, along with four goals and 13 assists in 55 Calder Cup Playoff games, with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Prior to playing professionally, Wallace enjoyed a four-year career at the University of Notre Dame, where he totaled of 59 points (25 goals, 34 assists) in 153 games.