Mike Halmo
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
BIRTHDATE: 05/15/1991
AGE: 25
DRAFTED: undrafted
ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on March 10, 2012.

LAST SEASON: Split his second full professional season between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (American Hockey League) and Islanders, appearing in the first 20 National Hockey League games of his career...Finished second on Bridgeport in goals (18), tied for second in plus-minus (+11) and finished third in assists (20) and points (38), establishing  AHL career highs in each category...Made his NHL debut on Feb. 27 vs. Toronto...Was returned to Bridgeport after two games on Mar. 2, but was recalled again on Mar. 5 and remained with the Islanders through the end of the season...Scored his first NHL goal on Apr. 1 vs. Florida (Clemmensen).

CAREER: 2012-13:  Scored 14 points (5g/9a) in 46 games during his rookie campaign with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League...Scored his first goal of the season, a game-winning breakaway in the third period on Nov. 11 vs. Connecticut...Recorded two assists on Dec. 29 vs. Manchester...Posted five (3g/2a) of his 14 points against Manchester. 

JUNIOR: 2011-12:  Led the Owen Sound Attack in scoring with a career-high 85 points (40g/45a) in 66 games during his fourth season in the Ontario Hockey League...Tied for ninth in the league in scoring...Led the team with a plus-24 rating and led the club with 162 penalty minutes...Served as captain for Owen Sound...Recorded 23 multi-point games, including two four-point efforts and one hat trick on Dec. 2 at Guelph...Made his professional debut with Bridgeport (AHL) on an amateur tryout contract, scoring one goal in five games.  2010-11: Scored 43 points (20g/23a) in 59 games during his third OHL season with Owen Sound...Finished second on the team with 121 penalty minutes...Added 15 points (5g/10a) in 22 OHL playoff games as Owen Sound won the OHL Championship...Scored five points (1g/4a) in four Memorial Cup Games as Owen Sound finished third.  2009-10: Scored 29 points (11g/18a) in 60 games with Owen Sound during his second OHL season...Led the team in penalty minutes with 121.  2008-09: Made his OHL debut with Owen Sound, scoring eight points (5g/3a) in 62 games during his rookie season...Finished second on the team in penalty minutes with 90...Made his OHL playoff debut, recording one assist in four post-season games.