Sound Tigers Sign Brant Harris to PTO
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today forward Brant Harris has agreed to terms on a professional tryout (PTO).
Harris, 27, returns to the Sound Tigers after playing eight games with the club near the end of the 2013-14 season. He made his professional debut with Bridgeport on Apr. 1, 2014 against Springfield and notched three points (one goal, two assists) in his first eight contests overall.
A native of Estevan, Saskatchewan, Harris leads the Florida Everblades (ECHL) in scoring this season with 67 points (25 goals, 42 assists), as well as a plus-25 rating, in 57 games. He also served as Florida’s captain. Last year, Harris notched 34 points (19 goals, 15 assists) and a plus-5 rating in 51 games with the Everblades and also made 11 appearances with the Manitoba Moose, logging one assist.
Overall, the 6’1, 205-pound forward has played 34 AHL games between Bridgeport, Manitoba and the Adirondack Flames, registering nine points (three goals, six assists). He also boasts 144 points (60 goals, 84 assists) and a plus-50 rating in 166 ECHL games, all with Florida.
Prior to turning pro, Harris played four seasons at the University of Connecticut from 2010-14. He recorded 112 points (52 goals, 60 assists) in 141 contests with the Huskies.
Magic Night: The Sound Tigers celebrate Magic Night today when they host the Hartford Wolf Pack at Webster Bank Arena. The first 2,500 fans will receive a free deck of Sound Tigers branded playing cards and everyone in attendance will be treated to magic shows during intermission and throughout the game. Good seats are still available by clicking here. Doors open at 2 p.m. and the puck drops at 3 p.m.
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