SWAMP RABBITS ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
27-man roster gears up for first on-ice session today at 10:00 a.m.
BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Greenville, S.C.– The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced their training camp roster in preparation for the 2015-16 season. Twenty-seven players make up the initial pre-season roster, which hits the ice today, Oct. 5 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
The Swamp Rabbits’ training camp roster consists of 16 forwards, eight defenseman and three goaltenders. It includes 14 players who attended training camp with Hartford and four who were also in camp with New York.
Among those, Josh Nicholls (F), Michael St. Croix (F), Sam Noreau (D) and Troy Donnay (D) have all been reassigned to Greenville by New York from Hartford. Jack Combs (F) has been loaned to Greenville by Hartford.
In addition, Domenic Alberga (F), Scott Fleming (F), Brad McGowan (F), Paul Rodrigues (F), Tyler Elbrecht (D), Sean Escobedo (D), Davis Vandane (D) and Alex Vazzano (G) have all joined the Swamp Rabbits after being released from training camp tryouts in Hartford. The full training camp roster is listed below.
2015-16 Training Camp Roster
Forwards (16): Domenic Alberga, Bretton Cameron, Emerson Clark, Jack Combs, Andrew Dommett (TO), Scott Fleming, Devin Gannon (TO), Joey Holka, Nikita Kashirsky, Brad McGowan, Nick McParland (PTO), Josh Nicholls, Kyle Reynolds, Paul Rodrigues, Michael St. Croix, Tayler Thompson (TO)
Defenseman (8): Jordan Ciccarello (PTO), Justin DaSilva, Troy Donnay, Tyler Elbrecht, Sean Escobedo, Rob Kwiet, Sam Noreau, Davis Vandane
Goaltenders (3): PJ Musico (TO), Braely Torris (PTO), Alex Vazzano
(PTO) = Professional Tryout, (TO) = Tryout Agreement
The Swamp Rabbits will host an intra-squad scrimmage at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 5:00 p.m. The scrimmage is open to the public free of charge and all fans are invited to stay after for a post-game skate and “Meet the Team” event until 7:00 p.m. A fee of $3 cash will be required to skate. In addition, the Swamp Rabbits’ front office will be collecting donations for South Carolina flood victims at the door and in the “Hop Shop” team store. The official merchandise shop will be open throughout the event and will be fully stocked with the latest Swamp Rabbits’ gear.
Ticket plans for the inaugural season of the Swamp Rabbits’ era are available now and start as low as $81! Call an Account Executive today at 864-674-PUCK to secure your seats! The Swamp Rabbits open the home portion of the 2015-16 season on Friday, October 23 with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop against the South Carolina Stingrays.