Sport / Ice Hockey
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers are a professional ice hockey team playing in the American Hockey League (AHL). They are the AHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's New York Islanders, who also own the franchise. The team started in 2001-02 season and were purchased by the NY Islanders in 2004. The team is based in Bridgeport, Connecticut and play their home games at the Webster Bank Arena. Team Members
The Sound Tigers joined the American Hockey League in 2001 with a season that saw them capture a division and league title on their way to winning the Eastern Conference championship.
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Stadium or Home
The Webster Bank Arena (formerly The Arena at Harbor Yard) is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena at 600 Main Street in Bridgeport, Connecticut, built alongside The Ballpark at Harbor Yard. The Arena opened on October 10, 2001 and is managed by Oak View Group. Webster Bank entered into a 10-year $3.5 million agreement with the City of Bridgeport for naming rights of the Arena on January 6, 2011.
The Arena houses 33 executive suites, 1,300 club seats, 3 hospitality suites and a Sony Jumbotron serving as a scoreboard. The Arena offers luxury boxes to corporate sponsors.
The Arena is home to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.