BRIDGEPORT – Mayor Joe Ganim’s administration is hoping to strike a deal with the Bridgeport Islanders – formerly known as the Sound Tigers – to keep the American Hockey League team in town for another decade in exchange for upgrading $ 30 million from the Islanders. one year old arena house.
The proposal, which would settle the long-standing legal feud between landlords and tenants and modify / extend the team’s current contract to manage the municipal sports and entertainment arena, was the subject of two private city council meetings this week. . A third and perhaps a final discussion and vote are scheduled for Wednesday.