GAME PREVIEW: PROVIDENCE AT BRIDGEPORT
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers take on the Providence Bruins in our relevant preview presented to you by It's Relevant TV.
Last Time Out
Bridgeport: The Sound Tigers fell 3-0 to Albany last night, combining for well over 200 penalty minutes. Stephon Williams made 23 saves.
Providence: The Bruins won 3-1 in Wilkes-Barre last night, with Austin Czarnik notching a pair and Alexander Khoklachev getting a pair of assists. Frank Vatrano scored his 35th of the year while Jeremy Smith stopped 30 shots for the win.
Storylines to Watch
Seeding Matters: The Sound Tigers still don’t know their first round opponent and tonight’s game will solve that. After the Sound Tigers game is over, the team will know who they will face in the first round.
Thank You Fans: Bridgeport plays its final regular season game at Webster Bank Arena where the team is 22-13-0-2 on the season. Meanwhile the Bruins are a .500 team on the road this year and have yet to win in Bridgeport. The Sound Tigers will try to win their final regular season game on Fan Appreciation Night.
Players to Watch
Bridgeport: Jared Gomes has scored two of his eight goals this season against the Bruins. Gomes is sitting on 16 points on the season in his first year as a Sound Tiger.
Providence: Frank Vatrano. Just trust us on this one.
Bridgeport: Bracken Kearns tops the Sound Tigers in all three categories of goals (23), assists (30) and points (53)
Providence: Frank Vatrano is best of the Bruins with 35 goals while Seth Griffith has a team-high 51 assists and 75 points.
The Sound Tigers complete their regular season with a 5:00 p.m. home contest against the Providence Bruins. It’s Fan Appreciation Night, with giveaways going on all throughout the game. You can get tickets to the game here or listen in at www.AHLLive.com.