PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced that South Carolina rookie defenseman T.J. McElroy has replaced teammate Jamie Fraser on the American Conference roster for the 2007 Rbk Hockey ECHL All-Star Game.
Sponsored by Rbk Hockey and hosted by the Idaho Steelheads at Qwest Arena in Boise, Idaho, the 15th Annual ECHL All-Star Game will be at 7 p.m. MT on Jan. 17 and the 10th Annual ECHL All-Star Skills Competition will be at 7 p.m. MT on Jan. 16.
In his first professional season, the 24-year-old McElroy has 11 points (4g-7a) in 28 games for the Stingrays after playing four seasons at St. Cloud State where he had 10 points (6g-4a) in 107 games.
The 21-year-old Fraser is playing in the American Hockey League with the Bridgeport and will not be available for the game. He has three points (2g-1a) in three games with Bridgeport and has also played two games with Syracuse in the AHL. He has 28 points (5g-23a) in 27 games with South Carolina and was named the CCM Vector ECHL Rookie of the Month for November.
The Stingrays take to the road for two straight games at 7:30 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday at Estero, Florida against the Florida Everblades at Germain Arena. Join Mike Kelly, “Voice of the Stingrays” for live play-by-play action on ESPN Radio 910 The Team and online at www.stingrayshockey.com beginning at 7:15 p.m. on Friday with the Benito’s Pre-game Show. Watch the game live on the web telecast for $6 each at www.stingrayshockey.com, courtesy of B2 Networks.
South Carolina’s next home game is at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, January 20 versus the Columbia Inferno at the North Charleston Coliseum. It’s Pack the House Night with free parking and $5 for a ticket in any section presented by Budweiser. The Dunkin’ Donuts Million Dollar Chuck-a-Puck returns; don’t miss your chance for a million!
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