Wallace Agrees To Terms On One-Year Deal
Forward played last five seasons in Pittsburgh Penguins organization
Thursday, 07.21.2011 / 1:50 PM ET / News
New York Islanders
Wallace, 26, scored 37 points (20 goals, 17 assists) in 62 regular season games last season to finish fifth in scoring on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. He also saw NHL action for the third consecutive season with the Pittsburgh Penguins, playing in seven games.
In 24 career NHL games, all with Pittsburgh, Wallace recorded two assists and 12 penalty minutes. The Anchorage, AK, native also totaled 75 goals and 62 assists in 304 career regular season games, along with four goals and 13 assists in 55 Calder Cup Playoff games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Prior to playing professionally, Wallace enjoyed a four-year career at the University of Notre Dame, where he totaled of 59 points (25 goals, 34 assists) in 153 games. The 6’1”, 206-pound forward was a member of the United States Junior National Team of the United States Hockey League in 2001-02 and played for the United States National Under-18 Team of the North American Hockey League in 2000-01.