Sound Tigers Agree To Terms with Ryan Bourque
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today forward Ryan Bourque has agreed to terms on an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season.
Bourque, 26, recorded 14 points (four goals, 10 assists) in 53 games with the Hershey Bears last season. He was also a key contributor to Hershey's Calder Cup Finals run in 2015 with five points (two goals, three assists) in 21 playoff games.
Prior to his time in Chocolate Town, Bourque played parts of five seasons in Hartford between the Wolf Pack and Connecticut Whale, and served as team captain during the 2015-16 campaign. He has 141 points (62 goals, 79 assists) in 397 AHL games dating back to his pro debut in 2011.
On the international stage, the 5'9, 185-pound winger helped Team USA capture a gold medal at the 2010 Under-20 World Junior Championships, one year after leading the Under-18 squad to a gold medal in 2009.
Preseason Finale: The Sound Tigers conclude their two-game preseason slate on Saturday with a 7 p.m. puck drop against the Hartford Wolf Pack at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center, located at 104 Harding St. in Worcester, Mass. The venue is the home practice facility of Bridgeport's ECHL affiliate, the Worcester Railers. Please visit www.railershc.com or call 508-365-1750 for ticket information. Fans can also follow all of the live action on Twitter.
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.
Guarantee Your Seats: Season tickets and flex plans are on sale now for the 2017-18 campaign, offering the greatest savings and ultimate flexibility of all ticket packages. Pick between a full-season, 20-game, 15-game or 10-game plan and you'll also be entitled to exclusive benefits, including the ticket holder exchange policy, which means any unused tickets can be traded for future games. Seating options are broken down into six different pricing sections, giving you the flexibility to fit Sound Tigers' hockey into any kind of budget. Please contact Brad Dworin at 203-345-4813 or via email@example.com with questions or to guarantee your seats.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For more team information, log on to soundtigers.com.