North Charleston, SC –The South Carolina Stingrays kick off a seven-game road trip with their first-ever regular season visit to Cincinnati to face the Cyclones at 7:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank Arena. Tonight is the first of four scheduled meetings between the two teams this season.
The Stingrays travel to Wheeling Saturday, January 30 to battle the Nailers at 7:50 p.m. at WesBanco Arena. Listen to all the play-by-play action LIVE on www.stingrayshockey.com! The Stingrays return to North Charleston Coliseum Friday, February 12 at 7:05 p.m. against the Florida Everblades for $2 Beer Night and Haiti Relief Night. Ticket packages and individual tickets are on sale now! For all the latest Stingrays news, visit www.stingrayshockey.com
Note of the Night:
The Stingrays and the Cyclones have met in the American Conference Finals in each of the last two seasons. In the 07-08 campaign, the Cyclones defeated the Stingrays in five games to eventually capture the team’s first Kelly Cup title. Last season, the Stingrays swept the Cyclones and won their ECHL-record third Kelly Cup championship.
Stingrays forward Gregg Johnson has one goal and five assists in his last four games.
Bruess is Better
Stingrays rookie Trevor Bruess has four goals and five assists in his last five games. The stretch includes a hat trick scored on January 17 against the Gwinnett Gladiators.
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South Carolina: 30-11-2-4, 66 points (1st place, South Division, 1st American Conference)
Cincinnati: 26-16-0-1, 53 points (1st place, North Division, 2nd American Conference)
South Carolina: 43-23-2-4, 90 points (2nd place, South Division)
Cincinnati: 41-26-2-3, 87 points (1st place, North Division)
South Carolina: Cail MacLean (1st year)
Cincinnati: Chuck Weber (4th year)
South Carolina: Washington Capitals
Cincinnati: Montreal Canadiens/Nashville Predators
South Carolina: Hershey Bears
Cincinnati: Hamilton Bulldogs/Milwaukee Admirals