Docs Menu

Bridgeport Islanders

NHL Affiliate:New York IslandersFounded:2001
Home Rink:Total Mortgage ArenaCoach:Brent Thompson
GM:Chris LamorielloCaptain:Seth Helgeson

The Bridgeport Islanders (previously known as the Bridgeport Sound Tigers) are a professional ice hockey team playing in the American Hockey League (AHL). They are the AHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders, who own the franchise. The team started in 2001–02 season and were purchased by the Islanders in 2004. The team is based in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and plays its home games at the Total Mortgage Arena.

Deeper Dive

The Players

Franchise History

  • 2001–2021 Bridgeport Sound Tigers
  • 2021–present Bridgeport Islanders