Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Islanders Sign Former Vernon Viper Coughlin:

The American Hockey League Bridgeport Islanders have signed former Vernon

Vipers forward Liam Coughlin to a professional tryout.

Here is the press release from the Bridgeport Islanders website,

Islanders Host T-Birds in Post-Holiday Tilt | Bridgeport Islanders

Coughlin started the 2021-22 season with the ECHL Worcester Railers. Coughlin is in his first season with the Railers after signing a professional contract August 3rd 2021. In 15 games this season, Coughlin has (5-goals-8-assists-13-points).

Coughlin didn't play hockey last season. Coughlin last played professional hockey during the 2019-20 season, splitting the season between the American Hockey League Rockford IceHogs and the ECHL Indy Fuel.

Coughlin played four seasons at the University of Vermont from 2015-2019 before signing a professional contract with the American Hockey League Rockford IceHogs May 19th 2019.

Coughlin was drafted 130th overall by the Edmonton Oilers in Round 5 at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Coughlin didn't play a game with the Oilers, was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks July 6th 2015. Coughlin has yet to play a game with the Blackhawks.

Coughlin played two seasons in Vernon from 2013-2015. In 107 games with the Vipers, Coughlin collected (38-goals-67-assists-105-points).

Liam Coughlin's Player Profile:

Liam Coughlin - Elite Prospects

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