The Islanders made a minor-league trade, sending center Greg Moore to Columbus in exchange for defenseman Dylan Reese.
The 6-1, 205-pound Reese has four goals and 18 assists in 51 games for Columbus' AHL affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, this season.
The 25 year-old defenseman, who played four seasons at Harvard University, was a seventh-round pick by the New York Rangers in 2003. Reese will head to Bridgeport upon completion of a physical.
Moore, had 14 goals and 17 assists in 62 games for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this season.