Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/20/11
The Howlings reports that the Islanders AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, have signed former Rangers goaltender Steve Valiquette to a professional try-out (PTO).

With the Islanders losing Al Montoya and Evgeni Nabokov to injury this week they needed to call up prospect Anders Nilsson to serve as Rick DiPietro's backup last night leaving no one to back-up Kevin Poulin with the Sound Tigers.

...if you didn't think the Islanders goaltending situation was a mess to begin with signing Valiquette just clinched it. He is not good.

Speaking of players on a professional try-out, Bruce Berlet of The Howlings spotlights the Whale's newly signed forward Aaron Voros.

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