ISLANDERS RECALL JOEL MARTIN
Martin, 28, has played in six games this season with Bridgeport, posting a 3.19 goals against average (GAA) and a .898 save percentage (sv%). The Fort Worth, TX, native began the season in the Central Hockey League (CHL) with the Odessa Jackalopes, where he had a 10-9-0 record with a 3.61 GAA and a .888 sv%. Martin signed a two-way contract with the Islanders on Feb. 4.
The 6’1”, 185-pound backstop turned professional in 2003-04 after completing a four-year junior career in the Western Hockey League. In eight professional season, Martin has played in the CHL, the East Coast Hockey League, the United Hockey League and the AHL.
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