NEW YORK – The New York Islanders announced that they have signed free agent left wing Travis Brigley, who was one of a record 40 former players who played in the National Hockey League in 2003-04 after playing in the ECHL.
Selected in the second round (39th overall) by Calgary in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, Brigley scored seven points (4g-3a) in eight games with Macon in 2001-02 while also scoring 43 points (22g-21a) in 70 regular season games and two goals in three playoff games for Cincinnati of the American Hockey League.
The 28-year-old Brigley had 19 points (8g-11a) and 43 penalty minutes in 21 games with Valerenga IF Oslo in Norway in 2004-05.
In 2003-04, the 6-foot-1 and 200-pound Brigley had seven points (3g-4a) in 36 games with Colorado in the NHL and 12 points (6g-6a) in 18 games with Hershey in the AHL. He has nine points (3g-6a) in 55 career NHL games with Colorado and Calgary.