Bridgeport Sound Tigers honor first-responders, donate to sick kids at rivalry game vs Hartford Wolf Pack

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — The Bridgeport Sound Tigers will honor first-responders and donate to sick kids at Yale New Haven Hospital Friday night during rivalry game against Hartford Wolf Pack.

Ahead of ‘First Responders Night’ game, hockey teams made up of first-responders took to the ice in a tournament at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport Friday afternoon.

The night will end with the state rivalry game between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Hartford Wolf Pack.

A ‘Touch-a-truck’ event and kid meet-and-greet with first-responders was as also part of the ongoing activities at the arena Friday.

All participating first-responders and their families will be allowed to stay and watch the game for free.

The whole night will benefit first-responder-related charities.

Additionally, when the Sound Tigers score their first goal, there will be a Teddy Bear Toss on to the ice. The bears will go to children who need them the most at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Successful Teddy Bear Toss after first goal made by Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

The final score of the game was 5-1 Bridgeport.

WEB EXTRA: Sports Team 8 breaks down highlights of the rivalry game between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Hartford Wolf Pack

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