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PERFECT WEEKEND FOR SOUND TIGERS

Monday, 02.13.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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PERFECT WEEKEND FOR SOUND TIGERS
Bport gets 3 wins in 3 straight days

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the Islanders' AHL affiliate, defeated the East Division-leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3-1 at home on Sunday.

The win capped off an impressive 3-for-3 weekend. The Sound Tigers also won games on Friday (7-4 over Lowell) and Saturday (5-2 in Hershey)

On Sunday, the Sound Tigers were first to light the lamp at 13:51 of the first period when Jeff Hamilton rifled his 15th tally of the year past Wilkes-Barre/Scranton netminder Dany Sabourin who couldn't hold on to the puck giving the Sound Tigers the 1-0 lead. Rob Collins and Steve Regier were credited with the assists.

With only :20.8 seconds remaining in the opening frame, the Penguins tied the game at 1-1 when Jonathan Filewich knocked in a loose puck for his 14th of the year with Maxime Talbot picking up the assist.

David Masse broke the tie just as a Sound Tigers power play was ending 1:22 into the third frame when he chipped in his ninth goal of the year with help from Masi Marjamaki and Harlan Pratt for a 2-1 lead.

"It wasn't a picturesque goal, but when you go to the net, you will be rewarded and he (David) was, with a nice goal," Sound Tiger head coach Dave Baseggio said.

The Sound Tigers iced the game when Vince Macri blasted his first tally of the season on a one-timer that banked in off the post from Sean Bergenheim with Jeremy Colliton picking up the other assist.

Wade Dubielewicz stopped 32 of 33 shots to earn the win for the Sound Tigers who were 2 for 2 on the penalty kill while Sabourin took the loss despite making 28 saves for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton who was 5 for 5 on the penalty kill and held a 33-31 shots on goal advantage. The first star was Dubielewicz, the second was Hamilton, and the third was Macri.

Prior to the game, the Sound Tigers announced the return of defenseman Joel Bouchard and forwards Wyatt Smith and Robert Nilsson from the Islanders, but only Nilsson was able to make the trip through the blizzard in time for the game.

The Sound Tigers also announced that unused tickets for Sunday's game can be redeemed for any of their remaining 12 home games.  Additional details on the unused ticket redemption will be released in the next few days.

The Sound Tigers will host the Hershey Bears this Wednesday, February 15th, at 7:05 p.m.  All Sound Tigers games are web-cast live at www.soundtigers.com.  Fans can also watch all AHL games live on the B2 Networks.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 65 41 18 6 175 146 88
2 NYI 66 42 21 3 211 185 87
3 TBL 66 40 20 6 217 173 86
4 NYR 63 39 17 7 197 155 85
5 DET 62 36 15 11 182 160 83
6 PIT 63 36 18 9 182 158 81
7 WSH 66 35 21 10 194 164 80
8 BOS 63 31 22 10 168 165 72
9 FLA 65 28 23 14 159 185 70
10 PHI 65 28 25 12 173 187 68
11 OTT 62 28 23 11 176 167 67
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 65 26 34 5 175 199 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 66 31 36 5 67
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 66 14 28 22 42
B. Nelson 66 18 20 8 38
F. Nielsen 66 11 26 13 37
A. Lee 60 22 13 14 35
J. Bailey 54 13 20 13 33
J. Boychuk 56 7 25 15 32
N. Leddy 66 9 19 17 28
T. Hamonic 56 4 21 16 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 34 13 1 .911 2.48
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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