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Sound Tigers Reveal Training Camp Roster

          Release: 09/24/2017
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The Bridgeport Sound Tigers have announced their 2017 training camp roster, which includes the 37 players that will take the ice on Monday at Webster Bank Arena. The group includes 20 forwards, 12 defensemen and five goaltenders.

Among those players, 12 were loaned by the New York Islanders on Saturday. In addition, four players cleared waivers today, including Christopher Gibson (G), Kristers Gudlevskis (G), Seth Helgeson (D) and Connor Jones (C).

The Sound Tigers have also signed the following 12 players to tryouts: Casey Bailey (RW), Ryan Bourque (LW), Frankie DiChiara (LW), Joe Fallon (G), Mitch Gillam (G), Ben Holmstrom (C), Chris Langkow (C), Kyle McKenzie (D), Patrick McNally (D), Willie Raskob (D), Nick Saracino (LW), Yanick Turcotte (LW).

The full list of players who will report to training camp at 11:15 a.m. on Monday at Webster Bank Arena includes (alphabetical order):

Forwards (20)

25 Casey Bailey

10 Ryan Bouque

17 Michael Dal Colle

36 Frankie DiChiara

20 Scott Eansor

11 Tanner Fritz

40 Matt Gaudreau

21 Ben Holmstrom

12 Josh Holmstrom

32 Ross Johnston

29 Connor Jones

28 Kellen Jones

48 Jeff Kubiak

45 Matthew Lane

47 Chris Langkow

39 Nick Saracino

16 Kyle Schempp

24 Travis St. Denis

18 John Stevens

51 Yannick Turcotte

Defensemen (12)

38 Sebastian Aho

8 Kyle Burroughs

3 Patrick Cullity

41 Mike Cornell

2 Seth Helgeson

14 Kane Lafranchise

43 Kyle McKenzie

46 Patrick McNally

49 Willie Raskob

7 Devon Toews

4 Mitchell Vande Sompel

27 Parker Wotherspoon

Goaltenders (5)

30 Joe Fallon

33 Christopher Gibson

35 Mitch Gillam

70 Kristers Gudlevskis

34 Eamon McAdam

CLICK HERE for the full training camp schedule. In addition, all training camp sessions will be open to the media with player availability following each practice.

The Sound Tigers' 2017 preseason schedule will feature two exhibition games against the Hartford Wolf Pack. The first matchup will now take place at noon at the XL Center in Hartford this Thursday, rather than at Trinity College's Koeppel Community Sports Center. The game will be closed to the public. The preseason slate will conclude this Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center, located at 104 Harding St. in Worcester, Mass. Please visit or call 508-365-1750 for ticket information.

Hottest Tickets in Town: The Sound Tigers will boast one of their most extensive and exciting promotional lineups in team history this season. This year's calendar will feature the return of Star Wars Night (Dec. 2), meet-and-greets with the Justice League (Nov. 11) and Marvel (Jan. 27) superheroes, and all-new promotions like a camouflage baseball cap (Jan. 13) and a kid's lunch box giveaway (Feb. 11). The promotional lineup kicks off with Opening Night on Oct. 21, featuring a Sound Tigers backpack giveaway to the first 3,000 kids courtesy of All Electric Construction and Communication. Click here to tickets.

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About the Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Founded in 2001, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Hockey Club is the top minor league affiliate of the New York Islanders. Don't miss your chance to take part in the family fun that occurs during home games at Webster Bank Arena. For further information on ticket or sponsorship opportunities, call our office at (203) 345-2300 or e-mail For more team information, log on to

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