|Assets:||Is a capable puck-mover with good instincts. Despite his lack of size, he's not afraid of physical contact. Passes the puck well and can produce good offense at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||At 5-10, 182 pounds, he's undersized for the NHL level so he must continue to get bigger and stronger. He must also learn how to avoid big hits from forechecking forwards.|
|Career Potential:||Puck-moving depth defenseman with a little upside.|
|10/05/2015||Assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|7/01/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a one-year two-way contract.|
|10/06/2014||Assigned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL).|
|7/11/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the New York Islanders.|
|6/30/2014||New York Islanders tendered a qualifying offer.|
|1/01/2014||Assigned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL).|
|11/07/2013||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|4/28/2013||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|3/08/2012||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|3/04/2012||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|2/23/2012||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|2/06/2012||Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|10/02/2011||Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).|
|3/16/2011||Signed by the New York Islanders to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|7/01/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals.|
|6/21/2008||Drafted by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round (40th overall) in 2008.|
| 10/05/2015 10:21 AM
NewsNess was released by the Capitals on Monday.
| 07/02/2015 11:06 AM
NewsNess signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Capitals on Wednesday.
Aaron Ness accepts qualifying offer | 07/11/2014 12:50 PM
NewsAaron Ness has accepted the New York Islanders' qualifying offer.
ImpactThat's presumably a two-way contract. Ness had three points and 10 penalty minutes in 20 games with the Islanders in 2013-14.
Aaron Ness heads to the AHL | 01/01/2014 12:13 PM
NewsAaron Ness has been sent down to the minors.
ImpactNess has three points and 10 penalty minutes in 20 games this season. He also has a goal and three assists in nine contests with the AHL Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
Aaron Ness gets his first NHL goal Thursday | 11/15/2013 10:36 AM
NewsAaron Ness scored his first career goal and point on Thursday.
New York Newsday
ImpactIt took Ness 14 career games to reach that mark. He isn't expected to have any fantasy value in 2013-14.
Capuano likes play of Aaron Ness thus far | 11/10/2013 9:46 AM
NewsCoach Jack Capuano likes the play of rookie defenseman Aaron Ness.
New York Newsday
ImpactNess was recalled by the Islanders on Wednesday and played 17:39 minutes in a losing cause Saturday. "It's just his mobility -- he can skate and move the puck, and this is the new NHL," Capuano said. "When you trust your feet as a defenseman, it's a good quality to have." Ness is pointless in 11 career NHL games including two this season.
Islanders promote Aaron Ness | 11/07/2013 10:14 AM
NewsAaron Ness has been called up by the New York Islanders.
ImpactNess has a goal and four points in nine games this season. He has no points and two penalty minutes in nine career NHL contests.
|Penalty Minutes||10||2013-14 (NYI)|
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