Matt Carkner (D)
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Signed a two-year AHL contract on 8/11...Recorded first multi-point game with Bridgeport on 10/11 vs. St. John’s and was a +4...Scored first goal of the season, the eventual game-winner, on 11/21 at Utica...Scored a short-handed goal and named the second star on 1/2 vs. Rochester...Set a new Sound Tigers record with 46 penalty minutes on 4/10 vs. Lehigh Valley.
Won Yanick Dupré Memorial Award (AHL Man of the Year) in 2006-07 as a member of the WBS Penguins...First game as a member of the Binghamton Senators in 2007-08 came against the Sound Tigers... Scored his first goal as a Sound Tiger on 2/27/15 at Springfield...Played four years in the OHL for the Peterborough Petes (97-01) before AHL...Cousin is former NHLer Terry Carkner...Has over 500 games AHL experience and 237 games NHL experience.