WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The Utah Grizzlies announced that the New York Islanders have reassigned rookie forward Rob Hennigar from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League and that forward James Sixsmith has been called up to the AHL by the Sound Tigers.
It was also announced that Utah has signed forward James Brannigan.
The Grizzlies are the ECHL affiliate of the Islanders of the NHL and Bridgeport of the AHL. 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.