Category: Sports

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…

ALLENTOWN, PA – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (18-27-5-1), American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, picked up a point for the third straight game on Friday, but suffered a 3-2 overtime loss to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (22-23-1-5) at PPL Center. Travis St. Denis and Simon Holmstrom scored back-to-back goals to give the…