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Party on the Plaza Kicks Off at 4:30pm Saturday

          Release: 09/20/2018
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Webster Bank Arena will host NHL action for the third straight year when the New York Islanders battle the New York Rangers this Saturday at 7 p.m., but the fun doesn't have to wait. Before the puck drops, all fans are encouraged to start the festivities early with a pre-game Party on the Plaza beginning at 4:30 p.m.

The world's greatest (and only) all hockey band The Zambonis and School of Rock New Canaan/Ridgefield will perform live beginning at 5 p.m. and food and beverages will be available for purchase through 6:30 p.m. In addition, younger fans can take advantage of inflatables courtesy of the Islanders and Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Tickets to the game are still available via Ticketmaster and the Webster Bank Arena Click It or Ticket Box Office.

Webster Bank Arena, located at 600 Main Street in Bridgeport, has hosted an NHL preseason matchup on six other occasions, including last October when the Islanders faced the Rangers in front of a packed house of more than 8,000 fans. Bridgeport also played host to well attended Islanders exhibition contests against the Boston Bruins in 2011 and 2014, and the Washington Capitals in 2016.

About Webster Bank Arena: Webster Bank Arena has been a staple of the Bridgeport community since it opened in 2001, hosting nearly 150 events each year, including sporting events, family shows, concerts by world-famous musicians and much more. It is managed by Harbor Yard Sports and Entertainment and features nearly 10,000 seats as well as 68 suites of varying sizes, three large hospitality areas, and a state of the art, 30x16 ft., high-definition video board. Webster Bank Arena has been home to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers since the team's inception in 2001 and also hosts home games for Sacred Heart University's men's hockey program and Fairfield University's men's basketball team. More information is available by visiting

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 entertainment happening every home game at Webster Bank Arena. For further information on ticket or sponsorship opportunities, call our office at (203) 345-2300 ext. 7 or e-mail Keep up with the latest Sound Tigers news on Facebook and on Twitter. For more team information, log on to

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