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Road Warriors Slide by Stingrays in OT

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Greenville, SC –The Greenville Road Warriors (32-19-1-1) pushed their South Division lead to four points over the South Carolina Stingrays (29-21-2-2) with a 4-3 overtime victory Saturday night at the Bi-Lo Center.

Box Score

The Road Warriors grabbed the opening marker 3:55 into the first period when forward Shane Harper broke in on Stingrays goaltender Shane Owen and slipped a shot under the left pad for his 12 goal of the season. Harper’s tally was unassisted. Stingrays forward Rob Ricci responded with his team-leading 20 marker of the year on a 5-on-3 power play at 5:32 from defenseman Derek Keller and forward Trent Campbell.

After a scoreless middle stanza, Campbell made it 2-1 Stingrays with a shorthanded goal at 6:13 of the third period from Ricci. The Road Warriors knotted it back up at 10:43 when defenseman Sam Klassen lifted a shot over the glove of Owen from the top of the right-wing circle. Forwards Connor Shields and Marc-Olivier Vallerand earned the assists. Moments later, forward Chris Clackson gave the Road Warriors a one-goal lead at 13:53 from Vallerand and Shields. With a 1:40 to play in regulation, Stingrays forward Tommy Goebel slipped a shot from the bottom of the right-wing circle inside the stick-side post of Road Warriors netminder Nic Riopel to send the contest to overtime. Forwards Jordan Pietrus and Campbell added the assists. Shields sealed the victory for the Road Warriors at 4:52 of the extra session from defenseman Brad Cole.

Owen suffered the loss stopping 25 of 29 Road Warriors shots. Riopel recorded his second straight victory knocking aside 21 of 24 Stingrays opportunities. The Stingrays finished the night 1-for-6 on the power play while the Road Warriors went 0-for-3.
 
The Stingrays and Road Warriors close their four-game series tomorrow, Sunday, February 20 at 4:00 p.m. at the North Charleston Coliseum. Celebrate Kid’s Day with the Stingrays featuring $5 kid’s tickets (walk-up only)! Come early for a pre-game kid’s carnival and stay after the contest for post-game autographs with the entire Stingrays team!

Pack the House Night is almost here! Join the Stingrays for a night of fun on Saturday, February 26 against the Florida Everblades at 7:05 p.m. at the North Charleston Coliseum. Every seat in the house is $5 plus FREE PARKING! The United States Marine Corps will perform a Poolee Swear-In ceremony on the ice and MUSC Children’s Hospital Change Bandits will be sneaking around the concourse collecting change to support the MUSC Children’s Hospital Fund. Click here to order your tickets online or call the Stingrays Office at (843) 744-2248.

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