The Hershey Bears, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the South Carolina Stingrays, announced the reassignment of forward Matthew Weis to SC Tuesday. The 24-year-old attacker was recalled to Hershey on Nov. 20 and saw action in two games with the Bears.
Weis received the call-up after appearing in 13 games with South Carolina to start the season and recording 11 points on three goals and eight assists along with a +8 rating.
The Freehold, N.J. native signed an AHL contract with the Bears in July after skating in 60 games as a rookie during 2018-19 with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves and earning 11 points on three goals and eight assists. Weis also appeared in 22 playoff games with Chicago the team’s run to the Calder Cup Finals last spring.
Before turning pro, Weis played four seasons at Ohio State University, totaling 122 points in 136 games on 40 goals and 82 assists. He also spent three seasons in the United States Hockey League (USHL) with the Green Bay Gamblers and was part of the club’s 2012 Clark Cup Championship title.
South Carolina continues their week-long road swing on Wednesday night in Georgia when they face the Atlanta Gladiators at the Infinite Energy Center at 7:05 p.m.
—The Stingrays return home for five games in December! Tickets for all of South Carolina’s upcoming 2019-20 home contests are on sale now via Ticketmaster.