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MAYFIELD AGREES TO ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT

Courtesy: SoundTigers.com
          Release: 04/05/2013
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (April 5, 2013) – The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman Scott Mayfield has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level deal. Mayfield will join the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League on an Amateur Tryout Contract.

Mayfield, 20, scored 17 points (four goals, 13 assists) and recorded 112 penalty minutes with a plus-8 rating as a sophomore at the University of Denver. The St. Louis, MO native concluded his career in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association with 29 points (seven goals, 22 assists) and 188 penalty minutes in 81 games.

The Islanders selected Mayfield in the second round (34th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft. Prior to his collegiate career, Mayfield played two seasons with the Youngstown Phantoms of the United States Hockey League. In 111 career USHL games, Mayfield totaled 38 points (17 goals, 21 assists) and 304 penalty minutes.

The Sound Tigers return to action tomorrow night when they play host to the in-state rival Connecticut Whale at 7:00 p.m., followed by a showdown with the Adirondack Phantoms on Sunday evening at 5:00 p.m. For tickets, call the Sound Tigers at (203) 334-GOAL or visit soundtigers.com.

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