Landry Agrees To One-Year Deal
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today defenseman Jon Landry has agreed to terms on a one-year, American Hockey League contract through the rest of 2016-17. He initially signed a Professional Tryout (PTO) in October and has played 16 games with the Sound Tigers this season.
Landry, 33, currently ranks second on the club’s roster in scoring among defensemen. He notched eight points (one goal, seven assists) in his first 16 games and also leads all Bridgeport players with a plus-13 rating.
A native of Montreal, Landry is in his fifth full season in the American Hockey League, collecting 119 points (21 goals, 98 assists) in 285 games. The veteran defenseman notched 26 points (seven goals, 19 assists) and 38 penalty minutes in 47 games with the Utica Comets last season and has also played with the Iowa Wild and Hershey Bears. In addition, Landry spent 106 games with the Sound Tigers from 2011-13 and served as an alternate captain during the 2012-13 campaign.
Prior to turning pro, the 6’3, 220-pound blue-liner spent four seasons at Bowdoin College (NCAA III). He registered 121 points (51 goals, 70 assists) and 87 penalty minutes in 98 contests.
Next Time Out: The Sound Tigers return to action tonight with a 7 p.m. matchup against the Providence Bruins at Dunkin' Donuts Center. Fans can follow all of the live action via the team's official online broadcast at AHLlive.com, beginning with the pre-game show at 6:45 p.m. ET.
Marvel Night: Meet Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and Spider Man at “Marvel Night” on Monday, Dec. 26th when the Sound Tigers battle their in-state rivals, the Hartford Wolf Pack, at 7 p.m. These popular characters will be available for pictures on the concourse with fans of all ages. A special Marvel package is also available for only $25! The package includes access to the game, a hot dog-chips-soda combo voucher and an official Storm superhero t-shirt! Call 203-345-2300 Option 7 to purchase or ORDER ONLINE NOW (use promo code MARVEL).
For additional details or to reserve seats for any of the 2016-17 giveaway and theme nights, please call the Sound Tigers’ front office at (203) 345-2300.
Executive suites and premium seat packages are also available by calling the team’s front office at (203) 345-4841. If you are interested in group outings with your friends, family, co-workers, or clients an unforgettable experience at a discounted rate, call the group sales hotline at (203) 345-2300 Ext. 7.
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