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The Bridgeport Sound Tigers overcame a two-goal deficit capped by Mike Halmo's breakaway goal with 4:54 remaining in the third period to defeat the Connecticut Whale 4-3 Sunday at Webster Bank Arena. The Sound Tigers have won three straight games and improve to 8-3-0-0 (16 points), tying the Springfield Falcons for the Northeast Division lead. With the loss, the Whale drop to 5-6-1-0 (11 points).
The game wasn’t scoreless for long, as former New York Islander and Bridgeport Sound Tiger Micheal Haley put the Whale up 1-0 just 28 seconds into the contest. Following a turnover in the Bridgeport zone, Marek Hrivik skated into the right circle and passed across to Haley, who one-timed it over Anders Nilsson’s pad from just outside the crease.
Matt Donovan evened the score midway through the opening period with his first tally of the season. Sean Backman entered the zone down the ...