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?
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