Category: Sports

Bridgeport Islanders announce 2022-2023 schedule

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Bridgeport Islanders, American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, have announced their 2022-23 regular-season schedule. Bridgeport will present another family-friendly schedule that features 25 of the team’s 36 home games on a weekend date. The home schedule includes 12 Saturday nights, six (6) Sunday afternoons and six (6) Friday…

Governor Lamont proclaims Husky Weekend in Connecticut to honor the UConn Women’s Basketball Team

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Thursday announced that he is proclaiming Friday, April 1, through Sunday, April 3, 2022, as “Husky Weekend” in the State of Connecticut in recognition of the UConn women’s basketball team for playing in the NCAA Final Four tournament on Friday night. The governor is urging all Connecticut residents…

DPH Releases Comprehensive Guidance for All Organized Sports

Hartford, CT – The Department of Public Health (DPH) today released comprehensive guidance and recommendations for organized sports, including youth and adult club and private league play. DPH had previously released guidance to scholastic athletic leagues in Connecticut concerning fall sports. The guidance is intended to guide local health departments, municipalities and league organizers in…

Hartford, CT, March 7, 2020 – The Hershey Bears completed a sweep of a two-game set with the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday night, defeating the Wolf Pack by a score of 4-1 at the XL Center. Hershey goaltender Vitek Vanecek, who shut the Wolf Pack out in a 1-0 Bear win Friday night in Hartford,…

WILKES-BARRE, PA – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (21-33-5-2), American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, ended their season series against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (28-25-3-5) with a 5-2 loss at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Saturday. Oliver Wahlstrom and Seth Helgeson each found the back of the net for Bridgeport, but the…

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Simon Holmstrom scored his fifth goal in seven games to force overtime on Saturday night, but the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (19-29-5-2), American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, suffered a 5-4 shootout loss to the Hershey Bears (33-17-3-3) in front of 5,026 fans at Webster Bank Arena. Holmstrom’s game-tying goal…