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The New York Rangers are set for what should be a lively preseason matchup against one of their bitter rivals, the New York Islanders.  The game will take place at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, home of the Islanders AHL affiliate the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, on Friday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m.

These New York teams have fought back and forth for local bragging rights since the Islanders founding in 1972. With some of the most passionate fans in professional sports standing behind these teams, the competitive spark will bring some exciting hockey to Bridgeport to kick off the season. 

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 2 at 10 a.m. To get your tickets, visit or call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Fans in the area can also stop by the Webster Bank Arena Click It or Ticket Box Office. For group ticket information, call 203-345-2300 ext. 7.

This will be the sixth NHL game held at Webster Bank Arena, as the Islanders have hosted the Washington Capitals, the Bruins, among others and now the Rangers for exhibition games. Yet in addition to the exciting NHL events, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers are a thrill for any hockey fans in the area to check out.

The Sound Tigers are an extremely talented AHL team, so much so that 12 of the Islanders current players previously played in Bridgeport. Offering up extremely flexible ticket packages, every fan should take advantage of watching these great young players prepare for the NHL.

Sound Tigers’ season tickets for the 2017-18 campaign are on sale now, offering a wide array of options and prices. Fans can buy full-season, 20-game, 15-game, or even just 10-game plans to enjoy exclusive benefits and can buy these packages for any seating section. The pricing is subject to the amount of games in the package and the seating section you choose, allowing fans with any budget to enjoy Sound Tigers’ hockey. For information or questions regarding ticket packages, contact Brad Dworin  at 203-345-4813 or via

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