Hartford Wolf Pack at Sound Tigers
WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Webster Bank Arena
RECORDS: Hartford 9-8-0-2; Bridgeport 4-9-1-3
SEASON SERIES: Hartford leads 2-0.
LAST MEETING: The Wolf Pack won 4-1 Nov. 16 at Bridgeport.
MOVEMBER: Bridgeport will hand out 500 stick-on mustaches to mark the end of "Movember," a men's-health awareness initiative.
KIDS FREE: A coupon at www.soundtigers.com allows for one free kid's ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket for Friday's game or Sunday afternoon's against Manchester.
ABOUT THE WOLF PACK: Hartford beat Portland 4-1 at home Wednesday, the Pack's first win against a team other than Bridgeport since Oct. 26 (2-0 vs. Bridgeport, 0-6-0-1 against others). ... C J.T. Miller, sent down from the New York Rangers that day, had a goal and an assist.
ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: Bridgeport is winless in six (0-4-0-2) and begins three games in three days for the second weekend in a row. ... The New York Islanders recalled D Calvin de Haan on Thursday and sent down D Matt Donovan, who tied for the AHL lead last year in points by a defenseman. ... C Ryan Strome (4-15-19) went into Thursday second among AHL rookies in points and leading in assists.
UP NEXT: Saturday at Albany, 5 p.m.
-- MICHAEL FORNABAIO