Williams Reassigned to Missouri (ECHL)
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today goaltender Stephon Williams has been reassigned to the Missouri Mavericks (ECHL) by the New York Islanders.
A second-year pro, Williams played 22 games with the Sound Tigers this season, going 6-13-0 with a 2.98 goals-against-average and .892 save percentage. The 22-year-old added one shutout on Dec. 3, 2016 against Binghamton with a career-high 37 saves.
Williams split his rookie season between Bridgeport and Missouri in 2015-16. He posted a 15-13-1 record in 29 games with the Sound Tigers along with a 2.77 goals-against-average and .899 save percentage. In addition, Williams notched a 2-3-2 record with a 2.91 goals-against-average and .892 save percentage in seven games with the Mavericks last season.
A native of Fairbanks, Alaska, Williams played three seasons at Minnesota State University – Mankato prior to turning pro. He went 51-24-5 with a 2.01 goals-against-average and .917 save percentage in 82 career appearances.
The 6’3, 196-pound netminder was selected in the fourth round (#106 overall) by the Islanders in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Next Time Out: The Sound Tigers hit the road tomorrow for a 7:05 p.m. matchup against the Rochester Americans at Blue Cross Arena. The contest kicks off another three-game weekend series. Fans can follow all of the action online via AHLlive.com, beginning with the pre-game show at 6:45 p.m. ET.
Kids Free Day: All kids 12 and younger get in free at this Sunday’s 3 p.m. game against the Hershey Bears with the purchase of an equal amount of adult seats at the Webster Bank Arena Click It Or Ticket Box Office. Click here to purchase tickets.
Frozen Night: Saturday, Feb. 25 will prove to be a magical night as popular Frozen characters visit Webster Bank Arena. Enjoy a meet-and-greet on the concourse and all fans are encouraged to come to the game dressed as his or her favorite character. In addition, a $25 Frozen package is available which includes one (1) game ticket, one (1) hot dog/soft drink combo voucher and your choice of a Tiara with a wand or crown. Call 203.345.2300 Option 7 to order or ORDER ONLINE NOW (use promo code LETITGO). Limited packages are available for this special offer. Doors open at 6 p.m.
For additional details or to reserve seats for any of the 2016-17 giveaway and theme nights, please call the Sound Tigers’ front office at (203) 345-2300.
Executive suites and premium seat packages are also available by calling the team’s front office at (203) 345-4841. If you are interested in group outings with your friends, family, co-workers, or clients an unforgettable experience at a discounted rate, call the group sales hotline at (203) 345-2300 Ext. 7.
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