Category Archives: Greenville Road Warriors

CANTLON: SHERIFF “BODIE” ENDS SHARKS LATE

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Hartford Win Late on Bodie Blast In Worcester

BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

WORCESTER, MA - Rookie defenseman Matt Bodie picked the right time to score his first AHL goal.

With just 17.9 seconds left in regulation, Bodie took a pass from his defensive mate, Tommy Hughes, and moved into the left wing faceoff circle. Bodie then pumped fake once, which Sharks goalie, Troy Grosenick, but on and made the first move. That allowed Bodie to unleash and let one fly that got past the Shark goalkeeper and found the back of the net with fellow rookie forward, Ryan Haggerty, right there on the doorstep looking for a rebound giving the visiting Hartford Wolf Pack the 5-4 win on the road in Worcester at the DCU Center in front of 1,488 Tuesday night. Continue reading

FUEHRING: ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY, Week 1: October 20-26

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Week 1: October 20-26

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Rd Warriors

LAST WEEK’S RECAP

About Opening Weekend in Orlando: The Road Warriors (0-2-0-0) did not get the start they were hoping for as they opened the 2014-15 season on the road in Orlando. Despite firing a combined 73 shots on net, the Warriors were held to two goals and were defeated in back-to-back games by the Solar Bears (2-0-0-0) over the weekend. On Saturday, Orlando’s Brad Ross scored three goals, while netminder Garrett Sparks made 35 saves en route to a 5-2 decision. Less than 24 hours later, Sparks stopped another 36 shots as the Solar Bears topped Greenville 3-0. Forwards Chad Nehring and Kyle Jean tallied the only two goals of the weekend for the Road Warriors, while goaltenders Jeff Malcolm and Mackenzie Skapski each suffered a loss.  Continue reading

FUEHRING: ROADIES DROP THEIR SECOND IN ORLANDO

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SPARKS MAKES 36 SAVES AS ORLANDO DEFEATS GREENVILLE, 2-0

Three first period goals help Solar Bears top Road Warriors on Sunday

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors

Orlando, FL - The Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, allowed three first period goals and could not solve goaltender Garrett Sparks, who made 36 saves, en route to a 3-0 loss to the Orlando Solar Bears at the Amway Center on Sunday.

With the loss, the Road Warriors fell to 0-2-0-0 on the season heading into next weekend’s home opener against the South Carolina Stingrays. In addition, Mackenzie Skapski made 29 saves, but suffered the loss in his professional debut between the pipes.

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FUEHRING: SOLAR BEARS BLIND ROADIES IN HOME OPENER

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ROAD WARRIORS FALL TO ORLANDO IN SEASON OPENER
Brad Ross scores hat trick as Solar Bears top Greenville, 5-2, on Saturday

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors

Orlando, FL – The Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, allowed three goals to forward Brad Ross on Saturday and fell to the Orlando Solar Bears, 5-2, in the season opener at the Amway Center. Chad Nehring and Kyle Jean earned the goals for Greenville, while Solar Bears’ goaltender Garrett Sparks stopped 35 shots for the win.

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CANTLON’S CORNER: TURN UP THE LIGHTS IN HARTFORD

gerry-150x130BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

The doors are ready to be opened.

Hartford Wolf Pack fans will get their first taste of the newly renovated XL Center and all its glitzy interior work, new food and brew offerings and as an added bonus, they’ll see the 2014-15 edition of the New York Ranger‘s AHL affiliates begin year number 18 of their existence in Connecticut’s capitol.

Then captain Ken Gernander was there the very first night and now enters his seventh season as the team’s head coach. His teammates included PJ Stock, who’s now with, “Hockey Night in Canada;” Brent Thompson is now the head coach in Bridgeport with the Sound Tigers; Pierre Sevigny watches his son Mathieu – born in Hartford – play with the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the QMJHL and the team’s head coach at the time, EJ McGuire, he watches the team from above. Continue reading

ROADIES ANNOUNCE OPENING ROSTER

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Greenville opens the season Saturday night in Orlando

 BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Rd Warriors

Greenville, SC - The Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced the team’s opening night roster for its fifth season in the Upstate. The initial active roster is comprised of 10 forwards, seven defenseman and two goaltenders. In addition, two forwards will begin the season on the reserve list. Continue reading

CAMERON NAMED ROADIES CAPTAIN

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Tyler Brown and Ryan Hegarty to serve as alternates

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC— The Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced forward Bretton Cameron will serve as captain for the 2014-15 season. In addition, center Tyler Brown and defenseman Ryan Hegarty have been named alternate captains for the Road Warriors’ fifth season in the Upstate. Continue reading