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Sound Tigers Coach's Show Returns Dec. 20

          Release: 12/04/2017
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The Bridgeport Sound Tigers, proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, are excited to announce the return of their popular monthly coach's shows at The Original Vazzy's in Bridgeport. The live shows will take place from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. once a month, beginning Wednesday, Dec. 20 through the end of the regular season, and all fans are encouraged to attend and participate.

“We had a lot of fun with these shows last season and I'm happy to give fans an inside look at our team once again, in a face-to-face format,” head coach Brent Thompson said. “We've had some great turnouts in the past and I'm hoping even more people take advantage of this opportunity to come ask questions this year.”

2017-18 Coach's Show Schedule

Wednesday, Dec. 20 – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 31 – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 21 – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Mar. 14 – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Apr. 4 – 7 p.m.

The completely interactive shows will be hosted by Thompson and Sound Tigers play-by-play voice Alan Fuehring. In addition, the duo will be joined by various guests throughout the season, including other coaches and players. Fans are asked to join the conversation by sending in questions via Facebook, Twitter, email, or live on location.

All questions can be asked by following the Sound Tigers (@thesoundtigers) or Fuehring (@alanfuehring) on Twitter, by commenting on the Sound Tigers' Facebook page ( or emailing  

The shows will also be recorded as a monthly podcast and available the next day on Sound and the team's official Twitter account.

The Original Vazzy's is a bustling restaurant and bar serving pizza, pasta and other Italian favorites in a family-friendly setting. It's located at 513 Broadbridge Rd in Bridgeport, just minutes from Trumbull and Stratford. To contract them by phone, please call (203) 371-8046.

For details on the Sound Tigers' 17th season in the American Hockey League or to reserve seats for any of the 2017-18 giveaway and theme nights, please call the team's front office at (203) 345-2300. 

Next Time Out: Following a six-day break, the Sound Tigers return to action this Saturday with a 7:05 p.m. puck drop against the Springfield Thunderbirds at MassMutual Center. It will mark the third of 10 meetings between the clubs in 2017-18. Fans can follow all of the live action on the Sound Tigers Radio Network and AHL Live, beginning with the pre-game show at 6:45 p.m.

Guarantee Your SeatsSeason tickets and flex plans are on sale now for the 2017-18 campaign, offering the greatest savings and ultimate flexibility of all ticket packages. Pick between a full-season, 20-game, 15-game or 10-game plan and you'll also be entitled to exclusive benefits, including the ticket holder exchange policy, which means any unused tickets can be traded for future games. Seating options are broken down into six different pricing sections, giving you the flexibility to fit Sound Tigers' hockey into any kind of budget. Please contact Brad Dworin at 203-345-4813 or via with questions or to guarantee your seats.

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 Keep up with the latest Sound Tigers news on Facebook and on Twitter. For more team information, log on to

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