BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (December 21, 2012) – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today that all Newtown, CT residents are invited to attend the team’s home games on Saturday, Dec. 22, Wednesday, Dec. 26 and Saturday, Dec. 29 free of charge.

“We hope to provide a welcome distraction for families and friends during this difficult time,” Sound Tigers President Howard Saffan said. “We want to support the Newtown community and facilitate the healing process.”

Newtown residents can come to the Webster Bank Arena Click It Or Ticket Box Office during regular business hours to pick up tickets. Valid photo ID to prove residency will be required. The box office opens at 10:00 a.m and remains open one hour into the game on all game days. The box office will be closed from Sunday, Dec. 23 through Christmas Day.

The Sound Tigers return to action this Saturday, Dec. 22 at 7:00 p.m. when they host the Adirondack Phantoms. The Sound Tigers will close out their three-game homestand with a post-Christmas showdown against the in-state rival Connecticut Whale on Wednesday, Dec. 26 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, call the Sound Tigers at (203) 334-GOAL or e-mail