BRIDGEPORT, CONN. (Apr. 20, 2011) – The New York Islanders announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with forward Tyler McNeely on a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract.
24, appeared in the final 10 games of the 2010-11 season with the Sound
Tigers on an amateur tryout contract, scoring five goals and six
assists (11 points) and posting a plus-9 rating.
to his stint with the Sound Tigers, the Burnaby, B.C. native completed
four years at Northeastern University. The 5’10”, 175-pound forward
totaled 44 goals and 61 assists in 142 games with the Huskies,
including a career-high 13 goals and 21 assists in his senior campaign.
McNeely played his junior
hockey in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), having the
greatest impact with his hometown Burnaby Express. In his final two
seasons in the BCHL, McNeely amassed 184 points (62 goals, 122 assists)
in just 111 games.
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