HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The AHL has announced a realignment that will place the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the Atlantic Division along with the team’s in-state rival, the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Bridgeport had spent its entire eight years in the league in the East Division. The Sound Tigers and the Wolf Pack had not been divisional rivals since 2003, when Hartford also played in the East.

The Atlantic Division will now be comprised of: Hartford, Bridgeport, Springfield, Lowell, Manchester, Portland, Providence and Worcester. The East Division will include: Adirondak, Albany, Binghamton, Hershey, Norfolk, Syracuse and Wilkes Barre-Scranton.

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