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Camp Divided: Islanders roster cuts ahead of Bridgeport camp

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Gibson, Gudlevskis, Helgeson and Jones on waivers

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The New York Islanders officially trimmed their NHL training camp roster to 31 ahead of the start of AHL Bridgeport’s camp on Monday.

The cuts follow three junior reassignments last night (Kieffer Bellows, David Quenneville and Arnaud Durandeau, though Bellows received a parting ELC gift).

The remaining players include 18 forwards, nine defensemen and four goalies, including two of the latter who are among four AHL veterans placed on waivers before they can be reassigned to the AHL: goalies Christopher Gibson and Kristers Gudlevskis, plus defenseman Seth Helgeson and forward Connor Jones.

Also among the 31 still in camp are IR-listed players Shane Prince and Alan Quine, who have been injured since the start of camp. Here is the full list from the Islanders:

Forwards:

Josh Bailey
Mathew Barzal
Anthony Beauvillier
Steve Bernier
Jason Chimera
Casey Cizikas
Cal Clutterbuck
Jordan Eberle
Stephen Gionta
Joshua Ho-Sang
Connor Jones
Nikolay Kulemin
Andrew Ladd
Anders Lee
Brock Nelson
Shane Prince (IR)
Alan Quine (IR)
John Tavares (kind of a big deal)

Defensemen:
Johnny Boychuk
Calvin de Haan
Seth Helgeson
Thomas Hickey
Nick Leddy
Scott Mayfield
Adam Pelech
Ryan Pulock
Dennis Seidenberg

Goaltenders:

Christopher Gibson
Thomas Greiss
Kristers Gudlevskis
Jaroslav Halak