Carpenter Signs ATO with the Sound Tigers

Mar 28, 2019

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers, proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders announced Thursday that forward Robert “Bobo” Carpenter has agreed to terms on an amateur tryout agreement. The 22-year-old signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Islanders on Tuesday, which begins in 2019-20.


Carpenter played four years of college hockey at Boston University and served as team captain this past season. A native of North Reading, Mass., Carpenter finished his college career with 102 points (56 goals, 46 assists) and a plus-20 rating in 144 games. The 5’11, 200-pound forward served as an alternate captain during his junior campaign and led the Terriers with a career-high 20 goals and 35 points in 2017-18. Carpenter helped Boston University win the 2018 Hockey East Championship and was selected to the Hockey East Second All-Star Team.


Prior to joining the Terriers, Carpenter played parts of two seasons in the United States Hockey League (USHL) with the Sioux City Musketeers. He led the team with 35 goals and ranked third on the Musketeers with 63 points in 60 games during the 2014-15 season. Carpenter had 72 points (40 goals, 32 assists) in 69 career USHL games.


Next Time Out: The Sound Tigers face the Charlotte Checkers at Webster Bank Arena this Saturday at 7 p.m. Fans can follow all of the live action via the Sound Tigers Radio Network and AHLTV, beginning with the pre-game show at 6:45 p.m.


About the Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Founded in 2001, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Hockey Club is the top minor league affiliate of the New York Islanders. Don't miss your chance to take part in the family fun entertainment happening every home game at Webster Bank Arena. For further information on ticket or sponsorship opportunities, call our office at (203) 345-2300 or e-mail [email protected].

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