Suite-Seat Contest!!!

The Webster Bank Arena is the number one venue for overall family entertainment in all of Southern CT.  This keeps a promise made by Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch on April 28,2011.  The promise was made at the newly named Webster Bank Arena at an event attended by Charles Wang where Harbor Yard Sports and Entertainment, LLC. Was named as facility manager of the arena.

On that day Sound Tigers President Howard Saffan said, “This sports complex is a jewel that we will showcase with not only exciting hockey games but also attracting first class events year round.”

This is the home of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers – and hockey rocks the house 38 nights/afternoons every year.

Long time friend, and now VP of sales for, Cian Stein, has offered me a 14 seat suite for what could be the biggest hockey night of the season.

Sunday March 25th the Sound Tigers will host the Hartford Whalepack (no true BST fan will acknowledge the mid-season name change to the CT Whale) their last meeting of the year with probable playoff potential.  Rather than share this event with friends, the Lovely Colleen said, “Why not invite our new friends that have been following our blogs on”

And so it begins, our first annual - Suite-Seat Contest! Join us in the suite for what should be a great game.  While details of the entire package are still being discussed, I have been assured of a VIP tour of the arena for all in our group.  Jamie Palatini, The Sound Tigers Communication Manager, said he will do his best to get a couple of players (probably healthy scratches or walking wounded) to spend time with us in the suite.  Still can't make any promises on the details, but here is how you can win a suite-seat:

  1. Read through my blogs on and pick your favorite. New posts will be coming before the contest ends so stay up to date. The Ides of March is the deadline for entries.
  2. Send an email to me at, explaining why you liked that blog, and why you should be chosen to win a suite-seat.
  3. Colleen and I will be with you in the suite which leaves 12 seats open for the contest. Let us know in your e-mail how many seats you would need should you be the chosen one. We will keep picking winners until the suite is full.
  4. Have fun with your entries as I always have fun with my posts. Good-Luck!

Winners will be contacted via e-mail on Friday, Mar. 16th. Any questions or concerns, just e-mail me. Saturday the 17th being St. Patrick's Day and I being of Irish persuasion sort of prevents any e-mail traffic on that day but once fully restored I will respond.


-Mike Flannery

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