N. CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Stingrays and head coach Jason Fitzsimmons announced today that right winger Ryan Bennett has been traded to the Long Beach Ice Dogs for future considerations.
Bennett, 25, is in his third full year of professional hockey, and his first season with the Stingrays. The
Glens Falls native has played in all 39 games with the Rays this season and has 18 points on six goals and 12 assists.
Prior to joining the Stingrays, Bennett played two years with the Adirondack Frostbite of the United Hockey League where he scored 46 goals and had 63 assists for 108 points in 127 games. Bennett has been called-up to the American Hockey League twice in his career. Once with the Rochester Americans in the 04-05 season where he played six games without recording a point and then again in the 05-06 season with the Portland Pirates where he had one assist in six games. The 6-0, 195-pound winger has also spent time with the Augusta Lynx of the ECHL where he had one goal and an assist for two points in seven games last year.
The Stingrays get back into action on the road for an 8:05 p.m. ET game tonight against the Texas Wildcatters at Ford Arena in
Beaumont . 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 7:50 p.m. ET 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.
outh Carolina returns home for its next contest at a special 5 p.m. start time on Saturday, February 10 versus the Dayton Bombers at the North Charleston Coliseum. The Stingrays and Focus on the Family present “Faith and Fun Night” with a free post game concert performed by “Big Daddy Weave” for everyone that purchases a ticket to the game.
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Individual tickets can be purchased at the North Charleston Coliseum box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (843) 554-6060 and online at www.ticketmaster.com.
Discounted groups tickets, birthday packages, Kids Club information and fundraiser opportunities are available by calling (843) 744-2248 or by visiting online at www.stingrayshockey.com. Stingrays Hockey – A Whole