Sound Tigers Reveal 2018-19 Schedule
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers, proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, have announced their 2018-19 regular-season schedule.
The Sound Tigers will once again present a family and fan-friendly schedule that features 30 of the team's 38 home games on a weekend date. Bridgeport's home schedule includes 14 Saturday nights, 13 Sunday afternoons and three Friday night games. The home opener is slated for Saturday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. against the Rochester Americans.
The Sound Tigers will begin the 2018-19 campaign with two games on the road, including the season opener on Saturday, Oct. 6 against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The Club then heads 75 miles west for its first meeting of the season against the Hershey Bears on Sunday, Oct. 7.
“We are very excited to announce a schedule that is dominated with weekend home dates and divisional opponents,” President Michael Picker said. “Our fans should look forward to the return of the popular theme nights, new promotional events, and special game offerings that will be announced in the near future. The combination of a winning brand of hockey along with a complementary promotional calendar will make Webster Bank Arena the place to be this season.”
The team's full promotional schedule with details on Opening Night and all other theme nights will be released later this summer. Single-game tickets will go on sale Friday, August 24 at 10 a.m. 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 extension 8.
The annual “Cool Fun” school-day game will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 10:30 a.m. against the Binghamton Devils and the “Spring Fun” contest is scheduled for Tuesday, Apr. 2 at 10:30 a.m. against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. In addition, due to the popularity of the early games with local schools and youth organizations, the Sound Tigers have added a “Winter Fun” school-day contest against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m.
2018-19 ticket plans are on sale now and more affordable than ever, offering savings of at least 30% from the box office price - the highest percentage of savings in team history. See the new and improved pricing structures options for FULL SEASON pricing and FLEX PLANS.
- Longest homestand: Eight games (Sun, Mar. 17 – Tues, Apr. 2)
- Longest road trip: Six games (Fri, Dec. 28 – Fri, Jan. 11)
- Games by month: October (9), November (13), December (13), January (11), February (12), March (12), April (6)
- Bridgeport will face 14 different opponents at Webster Bank Arena in 2018-19
- The Sound Tigers will face every Eastern Conference opponent except Cleveland
- Six of the team's first 10 games will take place on the road, but 10 of the last 13 will be held at Webster Bank Arena
- 60 of the 76 games (79-percent) are against Atlantic Division opponents
Become a Plan Holder and Win: Each weekday in July, the Sound Tigers will randomly select one ticket holder to win a great prize, which can include anything from merchandise to gift cards to a VIP suite at a Sound Tigers game in 2018-19. Just put down a deposit on any season ticket package (full season, 20-game, 10-game) and you are automatically entered into the daily drawings. Winners will be contacted by a team representative and also listed at SoundTigers.com.
About the Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Founded in 2001, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Hockey Club is the top minor league affiliate of the New York Islanders. Don't miss your chance to take part in the family fun entertainment happening every home game at Webster Bank Arena. For further information on ticket or sponsorship opportunities, call our office at (203) 345-2300 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.