Is Hockey In Bridgeport Dying For The Sound Tigers?

Background In 2000, the New York Islanders and Bridgeport Sound Tigers were not a pairing. But Roy Boe, along with a group of investors and the city of Bridgeport, set up a plan to build an 8,500 seat arena located next to the city's already three-year old ballpark. Part of that plan was to attract … Continue reading Is Hockey In Bridgeport Dying For The Sound Tigers?

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Sound Tigers Struggling While Islanders Thrive

For a team with high hopes coming this season, this is not the start that Brent Thompson and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers wanted. In the first month of the season, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers have gone 1-5-3 to open the season, including five straight losses to close out the month. This is the worst start … Continue reading Sound Tigers Struggling While Islanders Thrive

New York Islanders Prospect Pyramid: Tiers 1-3

Yesterday, we ranked tiers four and five in the Islanders Prospect Pyramid. Welcome back for tiers one, two and three! Tier Three: These players have a high ceiling with the potential to make an impact. The first player is Ilya Sorokin. Sorokin, 24, is continuing to dominate the KHL. He has an 8-1-1 record with … Continue reading New York Islanders Prospect Pyramid: Tiers 1-3

New York Islanders Prospect Pyramid: Tiers 4-5

Back in 2016, a man by the name of Steve "Dangle" Glynn (you may have heard of him) took the first step to breaking away from the stereotypical prospect rankings. What he introduced was called "The Prospect Pyramid", which breaks down the prospects in a team's system into "tiers" rather than an arbitrary ranking. With … Continue reading New York Islanders Prospect Pyramid: Tiers 4-5

Tanner Fritz Is Ready to Make a Comeback

Tanner Fritz exemplifies perseverance and hard-work. Last year was his fifth-year after being undrafted and signed from The Ohio State University to the Sound Tigers roster. He initially played for their ECHL affiliate in Kansas City where he earned a call up to Bridgeport in 2016, and impressed during the playoffs. He got a full contract … Continue reading Tanner Fritz Is Ready to Make a Comeback

Joshua Ho-Sang: Shape up or Ship Out

The name Joshua Ho-Sang is one that is infamous on the New York Islanders. And his journey through the NHL has not been an easy one. When Ho-Sang was first drafted, fans were elated to have the young rookie on their team, a player known for his dangles, stick moves, goals and assists. He was … Continue reading Joshua Ho-Sang: Shape up or Ship Out

Bridgeport Sound Tigers Roster Prediction

October is here, and that means hockey season is upon us! Let's take a look at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers roster and what the lines could look like on opening night.   The Forwards: Travis St. Denis - Otto Koivula - Simon Holmstrom  Kieffer Bellows - Mason Jobst - Oliver Wahlstrom Joshua Ho-Sang - Matt … Continue reading Bridgeport Sound Tigers Roster Prediction

Make-or-Break Season Ahead for Bridgeport Defensemen

The New York Islanders have an abundance of defensemen throughout the system. In the NHL, the defense core consists of veterans Johnny Boychuk, Thomas Hickey, and Nick Leddy, young stars Ryan Pulock, Scott Mayfield, Adam Pelech, Devon Toews and top prospect Noah Dobson. In the system, the depth goes even further with players such as … Continue reading Make-or-Break Season Ahead for Bridgeport Defensemen

Islanders Oust Flyers in Physical Contest

Mason Jobst got the job done, scoring the overtime winner as the Islanders defeated the Flyers 3-2 on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. There were many ups and downs leading to the win such as the oddity of the lines which. Some lines seemed to work well … Continue reading Islanders Oust Flyers in Physical Contest