Today the Islanders announced that they have signed Colin Markison and Tanner Fritz to professional tryout contracts (PTOs) and they will attend Islanders training camp.
Both players spent time between Missouri and Bridgeport last season, the Islanders ECHL and AHL affiliates. In the ECHL with the Missouri Mavericks Center Tanner Fritz played in 43 games with 10 goals and 23 assists. Right winger Colin Markison played in 24 games with 10 goals and seven assists.
While in Bridgeport with the Sound Tigers, Fritz played in 19 games with two goals and 10 assists. Markison played in 39 games with three goals and eight assists. They both played in all three of the Sound Tigers playoff games, Fritz finishing with two assists. Fritz was one of four Sound Tigers that finished their postseason run with more than one point.