Saturday, April 4, 2009

All Five Callups Will Play Tonight

Press release from the Islanders regarding tonight's lineup:



Fraser, Fritz, Iggulden, Joensuu and Rechlicz will play tonight

Uniondale, NY, April 4, 2009 – The New York Islanders have recalled forwards Mitch Fritz, Mike Iggulden, Jesse Joensuu and Joel Rechlicz and defenseman Jamie Fraser from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis. All five will be in the Islanders’ lineup tonight when they take the ice against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Fraser will make his NHL debut, marking the 12th Islander to appear in his first career game this season. The 23-year-old Sarnia native has played in 63 games with Bridgeport this season, recording seven goals and 13 assists for 20 points and 28 penalty minutes. He also ranks fourth on the team with a +12 plus/minus rating. Fraser was signed by the Islanders as an undrafted free agent on December 30, 2006.


Live blog of tonight's Lightning-Isles game is here.

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