Sound Tigers 2017-18 Schedule Review

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers have announced their schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season. The Sound Tigers will see all 14 Eastern Conference teams for the first time since 2011 which should make for a terrific year. In addition, the Tigers will play the Charlotte Checkers, making the trek to the Park City four different times for the first time since that same 2011 season.  The schedule is packed so it’s worth a breakdown.

P-Bruins

2017-18 Meetings: 12

2016-17 Season Series: 6-6

NHL Affiliate: Boston

Playoffs last year? Yes, Lost Round 3

 

Thunderbirds are go

2017-18 Meetings: 10

2016-17 Season Series: Bridgeport 7-5

NHL Affiliate: Florida

Playoffs last year? No

 

Wolf Puppies

2017-18 Meetings: 10

2016-17 Season Series: Bridgeport 6-2

NHL Affiliate: New York Rangers

Playoffs last year? No

 

CHA

2017-18 Meetings: 8

2016-17 Season Series: DNP

NHL Affiliate: Carolina

Playoffs last year? Yes, Lost Round 1

Phantoms

2017-18 Meetings: 8

2016-17 Season Series: Bridgeport 5-3

NHL Affiliate: Philadelphia

Playoffs last year? Yes, Lost Round 1

 

baby pens

2017-18 Meetings: 6

2016-17 Season Series: 5-1 Wilkes-Barre

NHL Affiliate: Pittsburgh

Playoffs last year?  Yes, Lost Round 1

bad bears

2017-18 Meetings: 6

2016-17 Season Series: 5-3 Bridgeport

NHL Affiliate: Washington

Playoffs last year? Yes, Lost Round 2

ROCH

2017-18 Meetings: 4

2016-17 Season Series: 3-1 Bridgeport

NHL Affiliate: Buffalo

Playoffs last year? No

SYRACUSE

2017-18 Meetings: 2

2016-17 Season Series: 1-1

NHL Affiliate: Tampa Bay

Playoffs last year? Yes, Lost in Finals

BELSens

2017-18 Meetings: 2

2016-17 Season Series: 3-1 Bridgeport

NHL Affiliate: Ottawa

Playoffs last year? No

BINGDEVS

2017-18 Meetings: 2

2016-17 Season Series: 4-2 Bridgeport

NHL Affiliate: New Jersey

Playoffs last year? Yes, Lost in Round 1

UT IC A

2017-18 Meetings: 2

2016-17 Season Series: 3-1 Utica

NHL Affiliate: Vancouver

Playoffs last year? No

 

TOR

2017-18 Meetings: 2

2016-17 Season Series: 2-0 Bridgeport

NHL Affiliate: Toronto

Playoffs last year? Yes, Lost in Round 2

LAV

2017-18 Meetings: 2

2016-17 Season Series: DNP

NHL Affiliate: Montreal

Playoffs last year? No

Schedule Breakdown:
Mondays: 0

Tuesdays: 3

Wednesdays: 10

Thursdays: 0

Fridays: 20

Saturdays: 22

Sundays: 16

October: 8

November: 11

December: 12

January: 13

February: 12

March: 13

April: 7

Games vs North Division: 16 (8 + 8)

Games vs Atlantic: 60 (30 + 30)

No Games vs West

Longest homestand: Three games (four times)

Longest road trip: Four games (two times)

Games by State:

CT: 43 (38 Home, 5 Road)

RI: 6

MA: 5

NY: 5

PA: 10

NC: 4

ONT: 2

QUE: 1

In other news:

The Islanders have re-signed G Chris Gibson, to a two way deal. Gibson went 6-0-0 in seven games before injuring his groin which cost him the rest of the season. Gibson was the goalie who clinched the 2016 Islanders playoff birth in a win over Washington.

Thank you for reading! Contact us if you have any questions about the upcoming season!

 

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