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Fast Impressing this Early Season

Bill Meltzer at NHL.com says Rangers prospect Jesper Fast along with Rhett Rakhshani and former Ranger Jason Krog could be of one of the most dynamic lines in the Swedish Elite League, if not the best for HV71.Here's Meltzer on Fast..."The speedy right winger posted six points in five European Trophy tournament games, and many think he could dramatically increase his production...
Via NY Rangers Blog
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Islanders Notebook; Schedule Released, Prospect Scrimmage

By Christian Arnold (@CA_NYHockey) The Islanders released their schedule for the 2012-13 season on Thursday morning. The Isles will open up the year in Pittsburgh, Pa. against their Atlantic Division rivals, the Penguins, on October 12. Then they return to the Nassau Coliseum the following night for their home opener against the Philadelphia Flyers. Other notable match-ups include...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Sound Tigers Swept Out of Playoffs by CT Whale

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...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Take 2-0 Series Lead with 3-0 Win Over Bridgeport

(Editors note: Due to time constraints I was not able to go down to the locker room for post-game interviews. Quotes come from Michael Fornabaio of the Connecticut Post.) Bridgeport, Conn -- The Sound Tigers put 41 shots on goal, but were once again shut out by Cam Talbot and the Whale, who won 3-0. Talbot, who was the game’s first star, had stopped 42 shots the previous game...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 4, Connecticut Whale 3 (OT)

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...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut falls to Bridgeport in OT, losing streak at three

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 4, Connecticut Whale 3 (OT) 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...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Isles Recall Wishart; Return Rakhshani

Via Islanders press release: UNIONDALE, NY (February 13, 2012) – The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman Ty Wishart has been recalled from loan from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL). The club also returned forward Rhett Rakhshani on loan to the Sound Tigers. Wishart, 23, has four goals and 11 assists in 48 games this season with the...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

ISLANDERS RECALL WISHART

The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman Ty Wishart has been recalled from loan from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL). The club also returned forward Rhett Rakhshani on loan to the Sound Tigers. Wi...
Via nhl.com
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Islanders Recall Rakhshani & Poulin

The Islanders have recalled Kevin Poulin and Rhett Rakhshani from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and simultaneously placed Marty Reasoner on injured reserved this afternoon. Reasoner has been place on IR retroactive to January 6 with a broken hand. Rakhshani has played in 27 games, scoring nine goals and 16 assists. He also represented Bridgeport in the 2011 AHL All-Star Classic...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Rakhshani's return

Sound Tigers forward Rhett Rakhshani has 21 pointsand a plus-12 rating in 23 games this season. When Rhett Rakhshani jumped on the ice for his firs...
Via nhl.com
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Islanders prospects three stars of the week

Share Third Star – Rhett Rakhshani Bridgeport has won seven straight games to start 2012, trumping their previous season high of four. Rhett Rakhshani’s eight-game point streak...
Via nhl.com
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Lose Lead in Third, Fall To Bridgeport

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 3, Connecticut Whale 2 By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, December 26, 2011 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 3-2, Monday night at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard. Tomas Marcinko recorded the game-winning goal for Bridgeport, as the Sound Tigers scored twice in the third period to erase a 3-2 Whale lead. Andre Deveaux scored...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Bridgeport Sound Tigers 3, Connecticut Whale 2

By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, December 26, 2011 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 3-2, Monday night at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard. Tomas Marcinko recorded the game-winning goal for Bridgeport, as the Sound Tigers scored twice in the third period to erase a 2-1 Whale lead. Andre Deveaux scored and had an assist for the Whale, as did Bridgeport’s...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Ruegsegger Joins DU Mates In Bridgeport

(above) Tyler Ruegsegger is going to be reunited with former DU teammates Rhett Rakhshani & Matt DonovanFrom: NorwalkPlus.comThe Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today they have signed forward Tyler Ruegsegger to a professional tryout contract (PTO).Ruegsegger, 23, joins the Sound Tigers after amassing 15 points (eight goals, seven assists) in 22 games with the Alaska Aces of...
Via Let's Go DU
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

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