WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The Utah Grizzlies announced that the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League have reassigned defenseman Jon Gleed to Utah.
Selected in the seventh round (212th overall) by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, the 24 year old has three assists and 25 penalty minutes in 21 games with Utah and two penalty minutes in one game for Bridgeport.
The Grizzlies are the ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. The head coach of the Islanders is former ECHL player and coach Scott Gordon while former ECHL player Daniel Lacroix is an assistant coach for the Islanders. Former ECHL coach and executive Jack Capuano is head coach of Bridgeport while the assistant coaches are 2003-04 ECHL Coach of the Year and former ECHL player Pat Bingham and former Johnstown Chiefs assistant coach Matthew Bertani.