SEPTEMBER 3 , 2002
WNLK-AM 1350 & WSTC-AM 1400 in Norwalk to broadcast road games
BRIDGEPORT, CT - The American Hockey League's 2001-02 Regular Season
Champion and Eastern Conference Playoff Champion Bridgeport Sound
Tigers have announced the addition of two new partners to their radio
network. Norwalk-based WNLK-AM 1350 and WSTC-AM 1400 will simulcast
all Sound Tigers' road games during the upcoming regular season.
WNLK and WSTC join "The Zone 1300 AM WAVZ" which will serve as the
team's flagship radio station. "The Zone" will broadcast all Sound
Tigers' regular-season games, as well as a weekly radio program
Tuesdays from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. The addition of WNLK and WSTC to
the network will provide both Fairfield and New Haven Counties with
complete access to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers throughout the 2002-03
"To be able to include WNLK and WSTC as partners on our radio network
ensures all fans in the region can experience every moment of Sound
Tigers hockey this season," said Brian Kelley, Sound Tigers chief
financial officer. "By broadcasting all of our away games on WNLK and
WSTC, fans in Fairfield County can follow all of the exciting action
that occurs away from the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport."
"We look forward to helping the Sound Tigers build their fan base
throughout lower Fairfield County," said Robin Faller, vice president
and general manager of Cox Radio which operates WNLK and WSTC, as
well as Kool 96.7 and 95.9 The Fox. "They play fast, power-packed
hockey which will make for awesome on-air play by play!"
The partnership between the Sound Tigers and Cox Radio will also
feature several promotional events including the Sound Tigers Booth
and Tiger Tunnel at the Big Boy Toy Show that is part of the Norwalk
Oyster Festival during the weekend of September 6th through the 8th.
"We are excited about our expanding partnership with the Cox Radio
family from our involvement in the Big Boy Toy Show at the Norwalk
Oyster Festival for the second consecutive year to the 40 game
broadcasts on WNLK and WSTC," said Kelley. "We look forward to a
Bill McLaughlin, entering his first season with the Sound Tigers,
will serve as play-by-play announcer and host for all team
The 2002-03 broadcast schedule will begin when the Sound Tigers open
the regular season with two games in as many nights visiting the
first-year Binghamton Senators Friday October 11th at 7 p.m. and
returning home Saturday October 12th to host the Norfolk Admirals for
the first time at 7:05 p.m. They will raise their 2001-02 regular-
season and playoff banners on October 12th.
The Sound Tigers will also play a five-game preseason schedule
including home games versus the Worcester IceCats at the Danbury Ice
Arena on Friday September 27th at 7 p.m. and the Philadelphia
Phantoms at the Milford Ice Pavilion on Sunday October 6th at 4 p.m.