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Two of the season’s biggest weekends at Webster Bank Arena are right around the corner as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers power through February.
Hockey Weekend in Connecticut (Feb. 22-23) and Marvel Night (Feb. 29) are still ahead this month, packed with popular giveaway items, character meet-and-greets, and a history-making event in the hockey world.
Hockey Weekend in Connecticut returns for its second straight season and the Sound Tigers have packed even more excitement into this year’s two-day event. On Saturday, Feb. 22, the first 1,000 kids 12 and younger will receive a free Sound Tigers youth jersey presented by JRC Transportation - the most popular giveaway item last season. Doors open at 6 p.m.
In addition, the Sound Tigers will host the first-ever doubleheader between the American Hockey League and National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). Some of the best female hockey players in the country will take the ice as the Connecticut Whale face the Boston Pride at 2 p.m. prior to the Sound Tigers and Hershey Bears contest at 7 p.m. Just $25 gets you a ticket to both games, plus stick around following the NWHL game for a free autograph session with the entire Whale team. Click here for tickets and more information.
Less than 24 hours later, the first 2,500 fans will receive a bobblehead of Sound Tigers forward Steve Bernier, courtesy of Newtown Savings Bank. Doors open at 2 p.m. prior to Bridgeport’s matinee matchup against the Hartford Wolf Pack at 3 p.m. Bernier is a veteran of 637 National Hockey League games and currently ranks fifth on the Sound Tigers’ all-time goal-scoring list (63).
A weekend ticket package is available now that includes a seat to both Sound Tigers games on Feb. 22-23 and the guaranteed giveaway items for just $30! Must purchase online here and packages are limited to just 250.
Marvel Night and Scout Night round out the month on Feb. 29. Meet Spider-Man, Hulk, Black Widow and Thor throughout the evening as the Sound Tigers battle the Hartford Wolf Pack. In addition, the annual scout sleepover will run into the morning of Mar. 1 at Webster Bank Arena. If you would like your scout to participate, please contact John Reis at 203-345-4848 or via email ([email protected]). All scouts will receive a special Sound Tigers Scout Patch.
Lastly, the Sound Tigers are celebrating nonprofits from across Connecticut with Nonprofit Appreciation Night, presented by TANGO (The Alliance for Nonprofit Growth and Opportunity). TANGO, the Sound Tigers, and their partners are excited to bring nonprofits out for a fun night and show their appreciation for everything they do. If you are a nonprofit and would like to have your organization come to the game, please contact Dan Tamburro at 203-345-4822.
The Sound Tigers will also host Pittsburgh’s affiliate, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, this Saturday, Feb. 15 and Philadelphia’s affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Both games start at 7 p.m.
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 [email protected]. Follow the action all season long via www.soundtigers.com or by “liking” the Sound Tigers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.