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Islanders Hockey Blog:
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers’ season came to an end this evening as they fell, 4-3, to the Connecticut Whale in game three of their best of five game series. Casey Wellman netted the game winner with just less than five minutes to play in the overtime period to achieve the sweep for the Whale
Cam Talbot was once again forced to make 40 plus saves in the win. Kevin Poulin was forced to make 50 saves, the most he has had to make in a game in this series.
The Whale opened up the scoring in the first period Marek Hrivik scored his third goal of the series at the 6:11 mark. The Sound Tigers evened the score at one in the final minute of the period. Justin Dibenedetto put a shot past Talbot to score Bridgeport’s first goal of the game and series.
Ryan Bourque put the Whale back on top in the third at 5:32. David Ullstrom answered back with a goal of his own to tie the game back up. Hrivik scored his second goal of the game, fourth of the series, a minute later to make it 3-2 Connecticut...
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As expected, Matt Moulson was indeed nominated by the NHL for the Lady Byng award. How could they not? Moulson is a gentleman both on and off the ice and has been a shining example of what people are supposed to be like.
Hopefully Matt actually WINS the award this year. With a new baby on the way, I'm pretty sure he won't be as pleasant on the ice next season. Wanna...
Matt Moulson was named as a finalist for the NHL’s Lady Byng Award, along with Florida’s Brian Campbell and Edmonton’s Jordan Eberle.
Moulson has already won two team awards this year. He received the Islanders Community Service Award for his work within the Long Island community and the Islanders Good Guy Award for his professionalism, courtesy and cooperation with the media...
Connecticut Whale 4, Bridgeport Sound Tigers 3 (OT)
By Brian Ring
Hartford, CT, April 22, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale defeated the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 4-3 in overtime, Sunday night at the XL Center to sweep their first-round playoff series, three games to none.
Marek Hrivik had two goals for the Whale and Casey Wellman tallied the overtime game-winner to give Connecticut...
By Brian Ring
Hartford, CT, April 22, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale defeated the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 4-3, in overtime Sunday night at the XL Center to sweep their first-round playoff series, three games to none.
Marek Hrivik had two goals for the Whale and Casey Wellman tallied the overtime game-winner to give Connecticut their first postseason series win since 2006....