New York Islanders
New York Islanders
Brett Gallant
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BrettGallant
POSITION: Left Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 190
BIRTHDATE: 12/28/1988
AGE: 25
BIRTHPLACE: Summerside, PE, CAN
DRAFTED: undrafted
 
 ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Signed a one-year, Entry-Level Contract with the Islanders on February 5, 2013.

LAST SEASON:
Appeared in a career-high 42 games during his fifth professional season and third with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers...Finished second on the team and tied for eighth in the American Hockey League with 202 penalty minutes.

CAREER: 
2011-12: Established AHL career highs in goals (2) and points (3) during his first full AHL season with Bridgeport. 

2010-11:
Split his second professional season between the ECHL’s Elmira Jackals and Reading Royals, and Bridgeport (AHL)...Was released by Elmira on Dec. 31 after appearing in 13 games...Signed with Reading on Jan. 4 and played 12 games...Signed a Professional Tryout Contract with Bridgeport on Feb. 10 and remained with the club through the end of the season, appearing in 17 games. 

2009-10:
Led ECHL rookies in penalty minutes with 185 during his first professional campaign with the Elmira Jackals...Tied for second in the league with 21 major penalties...Scored two points (1g/1a) in 38 games.

JUNIOR: 
2008-09: Scored 73 points (24g/49a) in 50 games with the Summerside Western Capitals of the Maritime Junior Hockey League...Led the team in penalty minutes and finished third in scoring. 

2007-08:
Led the Saint John Sea Dogs in penalty minutes (175) during his third and final season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. 

2006-07:
Led Saint John in penalty minutes (192) and scored a career-high six points (5g/1a) in 48 games.

2005-06: Made his QMJHL debut with Saint John, recording one assist in 26 games...Also appeared in nine games with Summerside (MJAHL).