This could be to keep these players working for a few days or
Bridgeport is getting more players back from injury. It's also
possible the team is about to sign someone.
Bridgeport Trio Back
01/02/05 - ECHL (ECHL) Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies of the
ECHL, a proud affiliate of the New York Islanders, have announced
that defenseman Vince Macri has been assigned by Bridgeport of the
American Hockey League, and forwards Brett Nowak and Derek Edwardson
have been released from their professional tryout contracts with
Bridgeport. All three players will be in the Bullies line-up this
afternoon when Atlantic City hosts Toledo.
Nowak, 23, returns to the Bullies after spending the entire month of
December in Bridgeport. The New Haven, CT native registered one
assist in 13 games with the Sound Tigers. Nowak is tied for fifth on
the Bullies scoring with seven goals and 17 points in 18 games played.
Edwardson, 23, skated in two games for the Sound Tigers without
recording a point after signing a professional tryout agreement on
Tuesday. The Morton Grove, IL native is second on the Bullies and
tied for second in the ECHL rookie-scoring race with 13 goals and 30
points through 26 games.
Macri, 23, is assigned to Atlantic City by Bridgeport for the second
time this season after being recalled back on December 14. Macri
skated in five games with Bridgeport and did not record a point. The
Durham, NH native is tied for the Bullies scoring lead among
defensemen with four goals and 11 points through 23 games.