Sound Tigers game day: Friday-Saturday Norfolk
Updated 12:09 am, Friday, December 14, 2012
at Norfolk Admirals
WHEN: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7:15 p.m.
WHERE: Scope, Norfolk, Va.
RECORDS: Bridgeport 11-11-1-1; Norfolk 10-12-0-0
SEASON SERIES: Tied 1-1.
LAST MEETING: The Admirals won 4-1 Dec. 2 at Bridgeport.
ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: Bridgeport has one win in the past 10, though it got a point for an overtime loss Tuesday after Sunday's win. ... F David Ullstrom (upper body) practiced in his normal spot and could return after missing six games. ... LW Brandon DeFazio serves the fourth and fifth games of a six-game suspension. ... Bridgeport's league-leading 41 fights are the main reason the Sound Tigers lead the league with 25.79 penalty minutes a game.
ABOUT THE ADMIRALS: Norfolk has been idle since Saturday. ... C Peter Holland leads the team at 10-13-23. RW Kyle Palmieri, who scored 33 goals in 51 games last year, is 9-8-17. ... Norfolk has allowed 34 shots a game, second-most in the league going into Thursday. It ranks 25th in goals against (3.09; Bridgeport is 28th at 3.38). ... The Admirals' penalty kill ranks sixth (86.0 percent), a match for Bridgeport's second-ranked power play (23.0).
UP NEXT: Wednesday vs. Albany, 7 p.m.
-- MICHAEL FORNABAIO