One of the names that stands out from the New York Islanders' lengthy list of transactions on Saturday was the release of defenseman Matt Carkner.
New York has signed Matt Carkner to a professional tryout.
Matt Carkner has signed a two-year AHL contract with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
Matt Carkner has successfully cleared waivers.
The New York Islanders have placed Matt Carkner on waivers.
Matt Carkner is likely gone for the season after undergoing back surgery last week.
Matt Carkner (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Matt Carkner (upper body) didn't take part in Friday's practice.
Matt Carkner sat out practice on Saturday with an upper body injury.
Matt Carkner ranks ninth in the league in penalty minutes with a total of 77.
Matt Carkner replaced Matt Donovan in the Islanders lineup Saturday.
Matt Carkner is hoping to put his past injury woes behind him and to stay healthy next season.
Matt Carkner is making his Islanders postseason debut Friday night.
Matt Carkner will draw into New York's lineup Thursday night.