The Bridgeport Sound Tigers season opener is upon us. The Sound Tigers are celebrating their twentieth season in one of the crucial attention-grabbing methods possible- with no followers, enjoying 24 video games, and solely enjoying two groups. Tonight commences that season as they go to the Windfall Bruins of their momentary residence on the New England Sports activities Heart in Marlborough, MA.
It is going to be the primary assembly of the season between the Sound Tigers and the Bruins. Windfall will play 26 video games this season, as an additional two video games towards the Utica Comets have been added.
Final season, the Sound Tigers went 4-5 towards the Bruins and can be assembly them 12 occasions this 12 months. Within the final assembly between the 2, Windfall received 3-2 on the Dunkin’ Donuts Heart on Feb. 17. The final time the Sound Tigers performed was 332 days in the past when the Sound Tigers beat the Toronto Marlies at Webster Financial institution Enviornment.
The Sound Tigers and Bruins rosters each look drastically completely different from final season. Windfall returns their captain in Paul Carey, whereas as of now, Bridgeport has but to call a brand new captain.
Gamers to Watch
For the Sound Tigers, somebody that’s going to be closely leaned on is Samuel Bolduc. Bolduc was extremely touted by Barry Trotz throughout Islanders coaching camp, and Sound Tigers Head Coach Brent Thompson was additionally impressed with the rookie. Bolduc was famous as saying that Johnny Boychuk had mentored him in the course of the Islanders coaching camp.
For Windfall, Bruins prospect Jakub Lauko can be enjoying his second season within the AHL. The highly-touted Lauko scored 9 factors in 22 video games final season and performed 25 video games this season within the Czech League previous to North American coaching camps opening up.
The Goaltending Matchup
The Windfall Bruins will doubtless have College of Maine alum Jeremy Swayman in objective as Dan Vladar is on the Boston Bruins’ taxi squad. Don’t be stunned, nevertheless, if veteran netminder Callum Sales space will get the beginning.
For Bridgeport, Jakub Skarek will most certainly get the beginning for the Sound Tigers, as he presumably takes the beginning function for Brent Thompson.
The primary sport of the twentieth season of Bridgeport Sound Tigers season is upon us because the puck drops from Marlborough, MA at 1 P.M. on Friday.
A Native of Danbury, CT. Christian is likely one of the longest tenured Drive4Five writers, Christian Gardecki started writing for Drive4five In Could of 2017. Christian covers Minor League Hockey and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers for Drive4Five. Exterior of Drive4Five, Christian was the captain of his Excessive College Hockey group and at present attends Hofstra College with a serious in journalism. Christian is also the play by play broadcaster for the Danbury Westerners summer time collegiate baseball group. Christian is also the Public Handle Announcer for the Danbury Hat Methods Minor Professional Hockey group within the Federal Prospects Hockey League.