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The Bridgeport Report: Week 7

The Sound Tigers have won three straight games

by Alan Fuehring AlanFuehring / New York Islanders

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (9-7-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, won each of their three games last week and will go for their fourth straight victory this Friday against the Hartford Wolf Pack. Second-year defenseman Devon Toews scored in all three contests (four goals total) as Bridgeport defeated a trio of Atlantic Division opponents.

On Friday, the Sound Tigers went beyond regulation for the first time this season and edged the Wolf Pack in overtime, 2-1, at the XL Center. Toews scored both goals for Bridgeport, including the game-winning tally with just 3.4 seconds left in overtime, and Christopher Gibson backstopped the effort with a season-best 35 saves.

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Islanders Prospect Report

Cockerill scores first collegiate goal, Sorokin gets fourth shutout

by John Napolitano NYIslanders / New York Islanders

The Islanders collegiate prospects had solid weeks, including Logan Cockerill, who scored his first goals and points for Boston University. Over in Europe, Ilya Sorokin recorded his fourth shutout in 21 games. Read more in the Islanders Prospect Report. 

COCKERILL NETS FIRST COLLEGE GOALS, POINTS

Boston University's (BU) Logan Cockerill recorded his first four collegiate points - including his first two goals - in a pair of games against the University of Maine over the weekend.

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The Bridgeport Report: Week 6

The Sound Tigers dropped both of their games last week

by Alan Fuehring AlanFuehring / Bridgeport Sound Tigers

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers (6-7-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, fired 88 shots in just two games last week, but fell short in a pair of losses to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (9-4-0-2) and Hartford Wolf Pack (6-7-1-1).

The Sound Tigers hosted their first of two school-day games on Wednesday morning against Lehigh Valley and suffered a 4-2 setback, despite scoring twice on 19 shots in the opening frame. The loss snapped Bridgeport's three-game win streak in front of 8,008 fans at Webster Bank Arena. Sebastian Aho stayed red hot with his sixth goal of the season and fifth in four games, while Steve Bernier also scored a power-play tally in the first 20 minutes. Kristers Gudlevskis made 23 saves for the Sound Tigers.

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Islanders Prospect Report

Ben Mirageas named Hockey East rookie of the week, Bellows point streak ends at 12 games

by Yali Cohen NYIslanders / New York Islanders
MIRAGEAS NAMED HOCKEY EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Ben Mirageas was named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week on Monday after racking up five points (3G, 2A) in two games against Massachusetts last week. 

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Islanders Prospect Report

Bellows on 11-game streak, Adams and Koivula climbing team leaderboards

by Megan McGuire NYIslanders / New York Islanders

Kieffer Bellows extends his point streak to 11 games in Portland, while Otto Koivula moves up Ilves' team ranks in Finland. Get caught up with all the latest news from the Islanders prospects in the Islanders Prospect Report. Click here for the latest edition of The Bridgeport Report. 

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The Bridgeport Report: Week 5

Sebastian Aho scores a hat trick, while Sound Tigers earn two shutout wins

by Alan Fuehring AlanFuehring / Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Sebastian Aho scored four times last weekend and goaltenders Christopher Gibson and Kristers Gudlevskis each recorded a shutout as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (6-5-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, swept a three-game series against the Providence Bruins and Springfield Thunderbirds.

The Sound Tigers outscored their opponents 10-2 over the weekend, including Aho's three-goal performance on Sunday, which put the 21-year-old into Bridgeport's record books as the first Sound Tigers defenseman to ever record a hat trick. It was also the first time Bridgeport has registered a hat trick against the Bruins and team's first overall since Alan Quine did it on April 2, 2016. 

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The Bridgeport Report: Week 4

Thirteen different players earned a point last week as the Sound Tigers split two games

by Alan Feuhring AlanFeuhring / Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Ben Holmstrom scored twice and 13 different players recorded a point last week as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (3-5-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, split a pair of games against the Hartford Wolf Pack and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. 

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Islanders Prospect Report

Bellows stays hot in WHL, Mirageas scores first collegiate goal

by Dan Hanson NYIslanders / New York Islanders

Kieffer Bellows tacks on four more points in two games this past week and Ben Mirageas scores his first NCAA goal to lift Providence to victory against Boston College. Arnaud Durandeau and Ilya Sorokin continue to produce for their teams. Read more in the Islanders Prospect Report.

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The Bridgeport Report: Week 3

Scott Eansor's seven goals are tied for the AHL lead

by Alan Fuehring AlanFuehring / Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Scott Eansor scored three more times and Tanner Fritz collected five points (one goal, four assists) last week as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (2-4-0-0), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, notched two points in their first three-game series of the season. Bridgeport currently occupies sixth place in the Atlantic Division standings heading into this weekend's action against the Hartford Wolf Pack (3-3-0-1) and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (4-2-0-0)

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Islanders Prospect Report

Bellows and Quenneville continue to pile up points in WHL, Mirageas gets first point

by Megan McGuire NYIslanders / New York Islanders

Kieffer Bellows and David Quenneville continued to light up the WHL last week, but a pair of other Islanders prospects made some noise last week. Islanders 2017 third-round pick Ben Mirageas recorded his first collegiate point and Ilya Sorokin has gone 5-1-0 in October. Read more in the Islanders Prospect Report. 

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