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Bridgeport Islanders

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Bridgeport Islanders
CityBridgeport, Connecticut
LeagueAmerican Hockey League
ConferenceWestern
DivisionAtlantic
Founded2001 (2001)
Home arenaTotal Mortgage Arena
ColoursBlue, orange, white
     
General managerChris Lamoriello
Head coachRick Kowalsky
AffiliatesNew York Islanders (NHL)
Worcester Railers (ECHL)
WebsiteOfficial website
Franchise history
2001–2021Bridgeport Sound Tigers
2021–presentBridgeport Islanders
Championships
Regular season titles1 (2001–02)
Division titles2 (2001–02, 2011–12)
Conference titles1 (2001–02)
Calder Cups0

The Bridgeport Islanders are an American professional ice hockey team. They began playing in 2001. The team plays in the American Hockey League (AHL). They play their home games in Bridgeport, Connecticut at the Total Mortgage Arena. They are the AHL affiliate for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). Their ECHL affiliates are the Worcester Railers.

The team originally played as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers from 2001 until 2021. The team's name was a reference to the Long Island Sound. During their first season, the Sound Tigers were able to win the Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy as the regular season champions. They would make it to the Calder Cup finals but would be defeated by the Chicago Wolves four games to one.[1]

On May 10, 2021, the team announced that they were going to rebrand themselves and change their name to the Bridgeport Islanders.[2]

References

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  1. "Calder Cup Champions – Teams". American Hockey League. Retrieved January 16, 2024.
  2. "Bridgeport reboots as the Islanders". American Hockey League. Retrieved January 16, 2024.

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