By Brian Ring
Bridgeport, CT, March 25, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 4-3 in overtime, Sunday afternoon at the Webster Bank Arena. Matt Donovan scored the game-winning goal for Bridgeport with two seconds left in overtime while the Sound Tigers were on a power-play.
Andre Deveaux, Mike Vernace and Tommy Grant all scored for Connecticut.
“It’s obviously getting a little redundant, pretty frustrating to come in after games and say your margin of error is going to be so slim and they’re going to be one-goal games, you’ve got to do a little better job securing the puck,” said Whale head coach Ken Gernander.
“It gets a little bit frustrating.”
The in-state rivals would combine for five goals in the first period alone, as the Sound Tigers jumped out to a 2-0 lead with a pair of goals in a span of 1:54.
Scott Howes would score first for Bridgeport, as he stuffed his tenth goal of the season between the left pad of Whale goaltender Cam Talb...