Report says former Aces bench boss Thompson back to AHL

Doyle Woody,Adn Staff

Newday is reporting that former Alaska Aces head coach Brent Thompson, who guided the ECHL club to the 2011 Kelly Cup Final, is headed from his job as an assistant coach with the New York Islanders back to being bench boss of the AHL's Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Thompson has been an Isles assistant for two seasons.

He left the Aces in 2011 to take the head job in Bridgeport, where he went 41-29-6 before spending the past two seasons behind the Isles bench.