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MARKISON RETURNS TO THE SOUND TIGERS

Courtesy: SoundTigers.com
          Release: 09/13/2016
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (September 13, 2016) – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers have announced that forward Colin Markison has agreed to terms on a one-year, American Hockey League contract for the 2016-17 season.

Markison, 24, spent the majority of last season with the Sound Tigers, recording 11 points (three goals, eight assists) and a plus-6 rating in 39 appearances. He also notched 17 points (10 goals, seven assists) and a plus-18 rating in 24 games with the ECHL’s Missouri Mavericks.

A native of Princeton, NJ, Markison debuted with Bridgeport on April 4, 2015 and registered one goal in six games with the Sound Tigers in 2014-15. Prior to turning pro, he played four seasons at the University of Vermont from 2010-14, posting 52 points (23 goals, 29 assists) in 127 career games. He ranked fourth on the team in scoring as a senior with career-highs in goals (9), assists (16), and points (25).

The 5’10, 185-pound forward also played two seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) prior to attending Vermont.

Single-game tickets for the 2016-17 season are on sale now and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or at the Webster Bank Arena Click It Or Ticket Box Office. Executive suites & premium seat packages are also available by calling (203) 345-2300 ext 8. Keep up with the latest Sound Tigers news on Facebook and on Twitter. For more team information, log on to soundtigers.com.

About the Bridgeport Sound Tigers

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