Game day: Portland Pirates at Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Updated 11:27 pm, Friday, January 11, 2013
WHEN: Saturday, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Webster Bank Arena
RECORDS: Portland 21-12-1-1; Bridgeport 17-15-2-2
SEASON SERIES: Portland leads 2-0.
LAST MEETING: The Pirates won 2-1 last Saturday at home.
ABOUT THE PIRATES: Portland was off Friday. ... According to reports from Maine, leading scorer and captain Alexandre Bolduc, along with C Andy Miele and D's Michael Stone and David Rundblad, will join the Phoenix Coyotes for training camp. ... Portland signed three defensemen Friday, including former Sound Tigers D Russ Sinkewich and former Hartford D Bryce Lampman.
ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: In one of the final games before the New York Islanders open training camp, Bridgeport lost 5-4 Friday at Providence. ... C Brock Nelson and D Travis Hamonic returned from injuries. ... Bridgeport signed D T.J. Fast to a pro tryout Friday, joining D Dan Maggio, who signed Thursday. Neither played Friday.
UP NEXT: Sunday vs. Albany at Atlantic City, N.J., 4 p.m.
-- MICHAEL FORNABAIO