SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH – HERSHEY 3, SOUND TIGERS 2 (SHOOTOUT)

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers lost in a shootout to the Hershey Bears Saturday night by a score of 3-2. The shootout took 10 rounds to decide a winner, with Hershey scoring six times and the Sound Tigers five. Joey Diamond and Ryan Strome had goals for the Sound Tigers while Anders Nilsson turned aside 37 of 39 Hershey shots on goal. Hershey a goal in the first period and made it 2-0 early in the third, but after Diamond scored at 4:13, Strome added the game-tying goal with less than three minutes to play. Both teams’ shooters excelled in the shootout, with the Sound Tigers and Bears combining for 11 out of a possible 20 goals. Strome, Diamond, Jon Sim, Anders Lee, and Riley Wetmore all notched goals in the shootout for the Sound Tigers. It was Dane Byers for Hershey, however, who got the game-winner in the 10th round.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10th – SOUND TIGERS 3, ADIRONDACK 2

Kenny Reiter made 28 saves Sunday afternoon to earn his first career American Hockey League win, as the Sound Tigers defeated the Adirondack Phantoms, 3-2. Lee scored a pair of goals, which were sandwiched around a Wetmore marker in the third period. The Sound Tigers trailed 2-0 in the second and 2-1 going into the third, but Wetmore and Lee scored just four minutes apart early in the third to help lead the Sound Tigers to the win. Reiter had appeared in four games this season, including two starts before Sunday’s game in addition to the 12 games he played for the Sound Tigers in 2012-13. He ran into plenty of hard luck along the way, but got enough help from his team Sunday for the victory.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH – ALBANY 5, SOUND TIGERS 2

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers lost  5-2 to the Albany Devils in a Monday afternoon matinee. The game was the final leg of a Veterans Day Weekend three-in-three, and the Sound Tigers looked sluggish from the get-go, allowing tree goals in the first 12 minutes. Andrey Pedan and Johan Sundstrom each later in the first period, but it was the only offense the Sound Tigers could. Nilsson got the start for the Sound Tigers and stopped 22 shots. Monday’s contest was the first AHL game for rookie defenseman Mike Dalhuisen.

SOUND TIGERS TEAM LEADERS

Goals- Mike Halmo (6)
Assists- Ryan Strome (12)
Points- Ryan Strome (16)
PIM- Brett Gallant (46)
Plus/minus- Scott Mayfield (+3)


UPCOMING GAMES

11/15 at Springfield – 7 p.m.
11/16 vs. Hartford – 7 p.m.
11/22 at Providence – 7:05 p.m.
11/23 at Worcester 7 p.m.
11/24 vs. St. John’s 3 p.m.

The next Sound Tigers promotional night is scheduled for Saturday, December 7th against Hershey. The Sound Tigers will honor all the men and women who serve our country both domestically and abroad. Additionally, the team will also be holding its annual Teddy Bear Toss. Fans are encouraged to bring their own teddy bears to the game. When the Sound Tigers score their first goal, fans will throw their teddy bears on to the ice to celebrate. The teddy bears will be collected and donated to various hospitals around the area for children undergoing care during the holidays.

SOUND TIGERS RECORD...

AT HOME

3-3-1-0

ON THE ROAD

1-3-0-1

IN THE NORTHEAST DIVISION

1-2-0-0

SCORING 3+ GOALS

4-1-1-0

SCORING 4+ GOALS

3-0-1-0

SCORING 5+ GOALS

1-0-1-0

OUTSHOOTING THEIR OPPONENT

2-1-1-0

GETTING OUTSHOT

1-4-0-1

IN OVERTIME

0-1

IN A SHOOTOUT

2-1

SCORING FIRST

2-1-0-0

ALLOWING THE FIRST GOAL

2-5-1-1

WITH MORE PP OPPORTUNTIES

1-3-1-0