Bridgeport Sound Tigers Qualify For AHL Playoffs
Mike Halmo made his debut, Isles draft pick, John Persson (ATO) had his third goal.
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Bridgeport has opened up a five point lead in the Eastern Conference, plus controls the first tie-breaker which in the AHL is still wins. (not ROW)
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Simply put a remarkable accomplishment for rookie AHL coach Brent Thompson, and his staff with the entire Islander organization.
This was a team 29th in the AHL at the end of the calendar year. Many injuries/call-ups.
From 1/2/12-3/2/12 they lost one game in regulation.
Mark Katic was out since day one of preseason until recently. deHaan, Rakhshani, Colliton, Marcinko also have missed significant time.
Kevin Poulin has played every game since Anders Nilsson’s ankle injury (both goaltenders won the award for best goaltender) back to back months.