The Connecticut Whale open up the regular season this evening in Hartford with a tilt against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and former Islander---and Sound Tiger---Michael Haley will be making his Whale debut against his former team.

Haley sat down with's Jim Cerny to chat about this, as well as why he chose the Rangers as a free agent this past summer, and many other things, including that shiner under his left eye.

See what Haley had to say, then share your comments below.

Oct 12 - 5:21pm