Gaudreau Loaned to Worcester
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers, proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, announced Saturday forward Matt Gaudreau has been loaned to the Worcester Railers H.C. of the ECHL.
Gaudreau, 23, recorded one assist in nine games with the Sound Tigers this season, including his professional debut on Oct. 7, 2017 against the Binghamton Devils. In addition, the Carney's Point Township, N.J. native has played 25 games with Worcester this season and ranks ninth on the team in scoring with 20 points (10 goals, 10 assists) and a plus-eight rating. Gaudreau is also tied for fifth on the Railers in goals.
Prior to turning pro, the 5'9, 150-pound forward completed a four-year career at Boston College last March, posting career highs in goals (8), assists (27) and points (35) in 40 games as a senior. He ranked second on the Eagles in scoring and led the team in assists. Overall, Gaudreau recorded 63 points (16 goals, 47 assists) and a plus-25 rating in 119 career contests with Boston College.
Gaudreau also played two seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) from 2011-13. He notched 40 points (15 goals, 25 assists) in 106 games.
He is the younger brother of Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau, who also played at Boston College.
Next Time Out: The Sound Tigers continue a four-game road trip tonight with a 7 p.m. matchup against the Belleville Senators at Yardmen Arena. Fans can follow all of the live action via the Sound Tigers Radio Network and AHL Live, beginning with the pre-game show at 6:45 p.m.
Served by Sound Tigers: Meet Sound Tigers goaltender Eamon McAdam and defenseman Mike Cornell at Eli's Tavern in Milford (21 Daniel Street) on Tuesday, Mar. 6. Each player will assist the wait staff from 6-8 p.m. as well as sign autographs and take pictures during that time.
ComiConn Night: Your favorite comic book characters and superheroes will take over Webster Bank Arena on Saturday, Mar. 10 when the Sound Tigers host “ComiConn Night” against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at 7:30 p.m. In addition, a portion of ticket sales and concessions proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish Connecticut to help grant future wishes for kids in the state. Click here for more information or to purchase a special ComiConn Night package.
Pucks ‘N Paws: Bring your dog to Webster Bank Arena on Sunday, Mar. 11 at 3 p.m. for the popular Pucks ‘N Paws Day, presented by VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Centers. The Sound Tigers will face the Springfield Thunderbirds and all fans are encouraged to bring their dogs to the game. In addition, there will be several animal welfare organizations on hand to showcase pets that are available for adoption. Click here for a special ticket offer.
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