Release: 09/27/2012
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (Sept. 27, 2012) – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers have announced that their 2012 Training Camp will begin this Friday, Sept. 28 at IceWorks in Syosset, N.Y.

Players will report to camp and begin physical testing tomorrow, while the team’s first full on-ice practice will take place on Saturday, Sept. 29. The on-ice session Saturday will be open to the public.  The first 250 fans in attendance will be guaranteed admittance and have the chance to take part in an autograph signing with Sound Tigers Casey Cizikas and David Ullstrom.  The on-ice session on Saturday, Oct. 6, will be open exclusively to Sound Tigers and Islanders season ticket holders. 

The Sound Tigers will play two preseason games, the first scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4 against the Providence Bruins at the NE Sports Center, in Marlborough, MA.  The following night the Sound Tigers will take on the Manchester Monarchs at Sullivan Arena, located on the campus of Saint Anselm College in Goffstown, NH.

The schedule for the first week of Sound Tigers 2012 Training Camp is as follows (subject to change):

Friday, Sept. 28

Players Report
Off-ice/On-ice Testing

Saturday, Sept. 29 Full team practice 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30 OFF  
Monday, Oct. 1 Full team practice 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 2 Full team practice 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 3 Full team practice 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 4 Game vs. Providence at
NE Sports Center
7:05 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 5 Game vs. Manchester at
Saint Anselm College
6:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 Full team practice Noon - 1:00 p.m.

The Sound Tigers have also announced their roster for 2012 Training Camp which consists of 27 players:

Goaltenders (3):
Anders Nilsson, Kenny Reiter, Kevin Poulin

Defensemen (8):
Marc Cantin, Calvin de Haan, Matt Donovan, Travis Hamonic, Jon Landry, Nathan McIver, Aaron Ness, Ty Wishart

Forwards (16): Sean Backman, Casey Cizikas, Jason Clark, Brandon DeFazio, Brett Gallant, Mike Halmo, Kirill Kabanov, Max MacKay, Colin McDonald, Brock Nelson, Nino Niederreiter, John Persson, Blair Riley, Johan Sundstrom, David Ullstrom, Matt Watkins

The Sound Tigers will open their 2012-13 home schedule on Saturday, Oct. 13 against the Providence Bruins at Webster Bank Arena. For information on full or partial season ticket plans as well as group outings, call the Sound Tigers at (203) 334-GOAL or e-mail
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