The New York Islanders
have claimed defenseman Thomas Pock
off waivers from the New York Rangers
. Pock has played in 59 career NHL games and has scored seven goals with seven assists for 14 points.
Last season, Pock played in one game with the Rangers and went scoreless. He also played in 74 games with the Hartford Wolfpack of the American Hockey League and scored seven goals with 37 assists for 44 points. Pock finished tied for 11th among AHL defensemen in assists last season.