Bridgeport Islanders Andy Andreoff finished season as the AHL's leading scorer

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After scoring a career-high 37 goals in 69 games, Bridgeport Islanders forward Andy Andreoff captured the Willie Marshall Award as the American Hockey League's (AHL) leading goal scorer. Adrehoff also registered 28 assists for a career-best 65 points on the season.

Drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2011 NHL Draft, Andrehoff has played 408 AHL games and has spent the two previous seasons in the Islanders organization. In three regular-season games with the Islanders this year, he picked up an assist, averaging 7:21 TOI.

Andrehoff is the first member of the Bridgeport organization to win the award in 18 seasons, when Jeff Hamilton captured it in 2003-04, the first year the honor was awarded. To do so, he finished the season with a flurry, scoring 13 goals in the team's final 15 games. Andrehoff's season also included a pair of hat tricks and 13 goals coming on the power play.

Overall, the 31-year-old has scored 14 goals and 13 assists in 188 career NHL games. In addition to the three games played this season, he played six games for the Islanders during the 2021-22 and notably scored a goal in the team's first game against the New York Rangers at UBS Arena.

The organization signed Andrehoff in September 2021 after he played 20 games with the Philadelphia Flyers the prior two seasons.

Per the Bridgeport website, the AHL’s goal-scoring award was established in 2004 to honor Willie Marshall, the AHL’s all-time leader in goals, assists, points, and games played. Recent winners include Mike Cammalleri (2005), Alexandre Giroux (2009, ’10), Tyler Johnson (2013), Frank Vatrano (2016), Carter Verhaeghe (2019), Alex Barre-Boulet (2019), Gerry Mayhew (2020) and Cooper Marody (2021).