Thursday July 24th, 2014

The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with goaltender Kevin Poulin, the team announced Thursday.
Poulin and the Islanders were set to go to arbitration next Wednesday.
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The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but according to Mike Brehm of USA Today, Poulin will make $650,000 if he plays for the Islanders and $175,000 at the AHL level. $275,000 of the contract is guaranteed.
The 24-year-old made $577,500 last season in the NHL and $65,000 with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
In 28 games for the Islanders last season, Poulin posted a 11-16-1 record, with a .891 save percentage and a 3.29 goals-against-average.  
Last season the Islanders played a combination of Evgeni Nabokov, Poulin and Anders Nilsson, who had the third-highest goals-against average in the league last season.

The Islanders selected Poulin in the fifth round of the 2008 NHL Draft.
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