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

greenville-road-warriors_thumb16ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY RELEASE

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

MULLANE TRADED FOR BANWELL

greenville-road-warriors_thumb16BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Rd Warriors

Greenville, SCThe Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced the team has acquired shutdown defenseman Mike Banwell from the Reading Royals in exchange for forward Pat Mullane.

“Banwell is a solid, top-line defenseman that will be a huge addition to our back line,” head coach Dean Stork said. “He’ll provide a physical presence as well as leadership on and off the ice. We’re thrilled to have him.”  Continue reading

ECHL REALIGNS DIVISIONS AFTER MERGER

td4k3g8ieh11myjys9m2ECHL Announces Revisions to Divisional Alignment and Playoff Format

PRINCETON, N.J. The ECHL announced on Thursday the revised divisional alignment and format for the 2015 Kelly Cup Playoffs following the approval of seven expansion teams on Tuesday.

 

As approved by the Board of Governors, the conference and divisional alignment for the 2014-15 season will be as follows:

 

Eastern Conference

 

North Division

Cincinnati Cyclones, Evansville IceMen, Fort Wayne Komets, Indy Fuel, Kalamazoo Wings, Toledo Walleye, Wheeling Nailers Continue reading

ROADIES ADD FIVE TO CAMP ROSTER

greenville-road-warriors_thumb16ROADIES ADD FIVE TO TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

Saponari Assigned from Hartford, Mullane, Brown & Escobedo Join Team from AHL Camp

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 addition of five players to the team’s Training Camp Roster.

The Wolf Pack have assigned winger Vinny Saponari to Greenville, while forwards Pat Mullane, Tyler Brown and defenseman Sean Escobedo have joined the Road Warriors following their release from Hartford’s Training Camp. In addition, defenseman Andrew Secco has been signed to a tryout agreement. Continue reading

ROAD WARRIORS NAME RINK

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SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC to Entitle Team’s Playing Surface

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Rd Warriors  

Greenville, SCThe Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, announced today that SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC (SANDLAPPER) will entitle the ice surface at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena as a part of a new three-year partnership with the team.  Continue reading

ROAD WARRIORS REVAMP TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

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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 a handful of changes to the team’s Training Camp Roster.

Goaltenders Mackenzie Skapski and Jeff Malcolm, as well as forward Josh Nicholls and defenseman Dallas Jackson have all been released from Hartford’s Training Camp and assigned to Greenville. In addition, defensemen Alex Lepkowski and Ryan Hill have been signed to tryout contracts, while center Michael Catenacci has elected to retire.  Continue reading

WOLF PACK MAKE FINAL CUTS

Hartford Wolf Pack LogoHARTFORD WOLF PACK ANNOUNCE ROSTER CHANGES

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Twelve Players Loaned or Released

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf  Pack 

HARTFORD, October 6, 2014:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld today announced the following changes to the Wolf Pack’s roster:

Reassigned by the New York Rangers from the Wolf Pack to Greenville (ECHL):

Forwards (1):         Michael St. Croix

Loaned by the Wolf Pack to Greenville (ECHL):

Forwards (1):         Vinny Saponari

Goaltenders (1):     Jeff Malcolm

Released from training camp tryouts and joining Greenville (ECHL):

Forwards (3):         Tyler Brown, Kyle Jean, Pat Mullane

Defensemen (3):    Sean Escobedo, Andrew Himelson, Dallas Jackson

Reassigned by the New York Rangers from the Wolf Pack to Erie (OHL):

Defensemen (1):    Troy Donnay 

Released from training camp tryout and joining Fort Wayne (ECHL):

Defensemen (1):    Mikael Tam

Released from training camp tryout and joining Rapid City (CHL):

Defensemen (1):    Brandon Martell

With those moves, the Wolf Pack training camp roster now stands at 24 players:

Goal (2):           Cedrick Desjardins, Jason Missiaen

Defense (7):      Conor Allen, Mat Bodie, Tommy Hughes, Mike Kostka, Dylan McIlrath, Sam Noreau, Steve Spinell

Forwards (15):   Chris Bourque, Ryan Bourque, Joey Crabb, Ryan Haggerty, Marek Hrivik, Michael Kantor, Danny Kristo, Oscar Lindberg, Matthew Lombardi, Chris McCarthy, Richard Nejezchleb, Shawn O’Donnell, Ryan Potulny, Nick Tarnasky, Justin Vaive

The Wolf Pack begin regular-season play this Sunday, October 12, traveling to Syracuse to battle the Crunch in a 5:00 PM game.  The Pack open the home portion of their 2014-15 AHL regular season Saturday, October 18 at the XL Center, hosting the Portland Pirates at 7:00 PM.  Tickets for that game, and all 2014-15 Wolf Pack home games, are now on sale at the XL Center ticket office, on-line at www.hartfordwolfpack.com and by phone at (877) 522-8499.  Wolf Pack tickets start as low as $12 for youth 12 years old or younger.

To speak with a Wolf Pack representative about season or group tickets, or any of the Wolf Pack’s many ticketing options, call (855) 762-6451, or click here to request more info.