North Charleston, SC –The South Carolina Stingrays kick off a three-in-three home weekend tonight against the Reading Royals at 7:05 p.m. at North Charleston Coliseum. Tonight is the third of five scheduled meetings between the two teams this season. The Stingrays faced the Royals in Reading back on November 7 and 8 skating away with a 1-0-0-1 record.
Tonight is $2 Beer Night at the Coliseum, but be sure to arrive early because the beer special only lasts until the end of the first period.
The Stingrays battle the Reading Royals tomorrow night, Saturday, January 23 for Pack the House Night! For one night only, the curtains of North Charleston Coliseum will be raised and every seat in the house is only $5! The lower level has completely sold out and less than 1,000 upper level seats remain! There is also FREE PARKING! In addition to Pack the House Night,the Stingrays will host a special ceremony to presentthe 2009 Kelly Cup Championship rings to the returning Stingrays players from that championship team. Do not miss out on this amazing experience! Visit www.stingrayshockey.com or call (843) 744-2248 today to get your tickets before you get stuck in the rafters! For all the latest Stingrays news, visit www.stingrayshockey.com
Note of the Night:
Forward Keith Johnson has seven points (3g, 4a) in his last six games and leads the Stingrays with 39 points.
Rookie Trevor Bruess recorded his first three goals of the season and his first professional hat trick last Sunday in the Stingrays’ 5-4 overtime victory against the Gwinnett Gladiators.
Ricci Continues to Roll
Stingrays forward Rob Ricci has three goals and three assists in his last five games. Ricci scored the overtime game-winning goal last Sunday against Gwinnett and recorded two assists.
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South Carolina: 28-9-2-4, 60 points (1st place, South Division, 1st American Conference)
Reading: 22-14-1-3, 48 points (1st place, East Division, 4th American Conference)
Stingrays vs Reading, Head-to-head in 2009-2010
South Carolina: 43-23-2-4, 90 points (1st place, South Division)
Reading: 24-42-3-3, 54 points (7th place, North Division)
Stingrays vs Reading, Head-to-head in 2008-09
Stingrays vs Reading, All-time
South Carolina: Cail MacLean (1st year)
Reading: Larry Courville (2nd year)
South Carolina: Washington Capitals
Reading: Toronto Maple Leafs/Boston Bruins
South Carolina: Hershey Bears
Reading: Toronto Marlies