The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have announced the club’s initial roster to begin training camp for the 2018-19 season.The roster features 23 total players, including 16 forwards, five defenders, and two goaltenders. Among the squad are eight returning skaters that suited up for South Carolina during the 2017-18 season that secured a franchise-record 48 wins and a second-place finish in the South Division.Seven players on South Carolina’s initial roster are on tryouts, including three forwards, two defensemen and two goaltenders. Rounding out the roster are forwards Joey Davies, Ryan Marcuz and Eric Witzel, defensemen Cameron Bakker and Patrick Harrison along with goaltenders Joel Eisenhower and Alex Murray.
The initial Training Camp Roster is below and is subject to change. The full roster can be viewed HERE. Additional players participating in National Hockey League (NHL) or American Hockey League (AHL) training camps can be added to the roster at a later date once assigned.
Forwards:Cameron AskewBo BrauerJonathan CharbonneauAndrew CherniwchanJoey DaviesPatrick GaulTim HarrisonChristian HornTad KozunCam MacDonaldRyan MarcuzPatrick MegannetyMatt PohlkampNick RobertoLuke StorkEric Witzel
Defensemen:Cameron BakkerMike ChenTim DavisonPatrick HarrisonKevin McKernan
Goalies:Joel EisenhowerAlex Murray
Under the direction of new head coach Spiros Anastas, the Stingrays hit the ice and begin their first practice on Monday, October 1 at 10 a.m. at the Carolina Ice Palace. A complete training camp schedule is available HERE.The 26th season of South Carolina Stingrays hockey begins in Jacksonville against the Icemen on Oct. 13. The Stingrays will open their home schedule vs. Greenville on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Season tickets are on sale now! For more information or to purchase, contact the Stingrays by phone at 843-744-2248 or visit 3300 W. Montague Ave. Suite A-200 during business hours.