The Bridgeport Sound Tigers are off to their best start since the 2008-09 season and while some of this early season success can be attributed to the ‘influx of NHL talent’ that every team is enjoying, there are other subtle benefits that this current NHL forced lockout has provided and the Sound Tigers are taking full advantage.
The boys are back in town and sales will soon increase at Chipotles, Mr. Macs Canteen and dozens of restaurants in the area as the players prepare for the upcoming season.
It will not be long before locals can expect a Swedish flag flying outside a home rented by John Persson, Johan Sundstrom, David Ullstrom and Anders Nillson while larea chefs cringe as Ullstrom adds ketchup to the marinara sauce they spent hours preparing.
It was announced three days ago that Islanders forward, Matt Moulson has been named as a finalist for the Lady Byng Trophy, which goes to the player judged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct while also displaying a high level of playing ability.
With a convincing victory last night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Edmonton Oilers continue to clime the Western Conference standings.
With 29 points, the Oilers are tied for the 8th spot in the conference and tied for 2nd in the division. Despite the recent injuries, the Oilers have kept pace to compete for a playoff spot. Breaking a mini 3 game losing streak was important, despite the opposition.
To say the Columbus Blue Jackets have had a rough season is an understatement. The Blue Jackets have been riding a hot goalie in Curtis Sanford. The Oilers have the best home power play and they proved why early in the game. Jordan E...