BRIDGEPORT, Conn - The New York Islanders announced Monday that defenseman Dylan Reese has been returned on loan to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.

Reese, 26, was recalled by the Islanders on Nov. 15 and made his 2010-11 Isles debut against Florida on Nov. 20. The Pittsburgh, PA native appeared in five games with the Islanders and recorded four penalty minutes while averaging just over 15 minutes of ice time per game. Reese returns to the Sound Tigers where he has notched six points (one goal/five assists) in 15 games with the Islanders' AHL affiliate.

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