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Bridgeport Islanders Announce Season-Opening Roster

Oct 13, 2022

The Bridgeport Islanders, American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, have announced the team's season-opening roster for its 22nd AHL campaign. The roster is comprised of 15 forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders.


Bridgeport begins the regular season against the Providence Bruins tonight at 7:05 p.m. inside Amica Mutual Pavilion.

Of the 25 players on the initial roster, 19 have previously worn Bridgeport’s jersey in at least one regular-season game. The roster also includes 17 players on an NHL contract with the New York Islanders and three former first-round draft picks: Cory Schneider (2004, Vancouver), Dennis Cholowski (2016, Detroit) and Simon Holmstrom (2019, Islanders).


The roster features 4,647 games of AHL experience and 1,090 games of NHL experience (11 players).

Bridgeport's season-opening roster is listed below, numerically by position.

Forwards (15)
10  Kyle MacLean
11  Hudson Fasching
12  Otto Koivula
14  Andy Andreoff
15  Simon Holmstrom
16  Aatu Raty

17  Ruslan Iskhakov
18  Erik Brown
21  Cole Bardreau
25  Chris Terry

28  William Dufour
29  Arnaud Durandeau

32  Jimmy Lambert
36  Jeff Kubiak

38  Paul Thompson

Defensemen (8)
2  Seth Helgeson
3  Samuel Bolduc
4  Dennis Cholowski

6  Vincent Sevigny
7  Grant Hutton
8  Paul LaDue
27  Parker Wotherspoon
44  Ryan MacKinnon

Goaltenders (2)
1    Jakub Skarek
35  Cory Schneider

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