Tag Archives: ECHL

FUEHRING: TAJH BOYD TO APPEAR AT BON SECOURS APRIL 3

tajh-boyd-clemsonFORMER CLEMSON STAR TAJH BOYD TO APPEAR ON SUPERHERO NIGHT

Tickets start at just $12 for Friday, April 3rd

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, are excited to announce NFL quarterback and former Clemson Tiger standout, Tajh Boyd, will attend the team’s “Superhero Night” on Friday, April 3rd at 7:00 p.m. Boyd will be available to meet fans and sign autographs during the first intermission outside of Section 117 on the Bon Secours Wellness Arena concourse.

In addition, $3 off every red-level ticket purchased through a special Road Warriors fundraiser will go back to the Tajh Boyd Foundation.

Boyd is currently under contract with the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers. He was selected in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the New York Jets following a record-setting career at Clemson University. The 24-year old was the Tigers’ starting quarterback from 2011 through 2014, where he set school and conference records for passing yards (11,904) and passing touchdowns (107). Boyd is currently the all-time leader in both categories.    Continue reading

FUEHRING: ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY REPORT Week 22: March 23 – March 29

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ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY REPORT:

Week 22: March 23 – March 29

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors

LAST WEEK’S RECAP

Overall Picture: The Greenville Road Warriors (33-28-4), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, earned two victories in a trio of home games last week, but remain three points out of a playoff spot with seven contests left in the regular season.

The week started strong on Thursday when Greenville put together a solid, all-around performance in a 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Cyclones. Anthony Luciani led the attack with three points (2g, 1a), while Michael St. Croix (1g, 1a), Thomas Frazee (1g, 1a), Josh Nicholls (1g, 1a) and Vinny Saponari (2a) each produced multi-point efforts. The Road Warriors’ offense also produced 46 shots, the most since January 24th at Orlando, as Greenville snapped a six-game skid. Continue reading

FUEHRING: FUEL SHORTAGE STOPS ROADIES

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INDY RACES PAST GREENVILLE, 6-1, ON SATURDAY

Warriors fall three points behind Orlando for the final playoff spot in the East Division

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors 

Greenville, SCThe Greenville Road Warriors (33-28-4), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, could not find an answer for the Indy Fuel (26-28-9) on Saturday and suffered a 6-1 setback at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Kyle Stroh led the way with two goals for Indy, while Michael St. Croix recorded Greenville’s only tally.

With the loss, the Road Warriors (70 points) fell three points behind Orlando for the fourth and final playoff spot in the East Division. The club is now one point ahead of Elmira for fifth place with seven games remaining in the regular season. The Fuel took the season-series 2-1-0.

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CRAWFORD: PACK SIGN DEFENSIVE PROSPECT KODIE CURRAN

Kodie CurranWOLF PACK SIGN DEFENSEMAN KODIE CURRAN TO ATO

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Was Top-scoring Blueliner in CWUAA for U. Calgary this Season

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack  

HARTFORD, March 19, 2015Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has signed defenseman Kodie Curran to an Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement.

Curran, 25 years old and 6-2, 205 pounds, comes to the Wolf Pack from the University of Calgary Dinos, for whom he led all Canada West University Athletic Association (CWUAA) blueliners in points, goals and assists this year, with 8-16-24 in 23 games.  That performance earned Curran First-Team All-CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) West honors for a second straight season, as the Calgary native led all Dino skaters in assists, and finished second on the team in points and third in goals.  He also tied for fifth among all CIS defensemen in points. Continue reading

FUEHRING: ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY – Week 21: March 16 – March 22

Alan FuehringBY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors

LAST WEEK’S RECAP

Overall Picture: The Greenville Road Warriors (31-27-4), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, took to the Sunshine State last week for their final multi-game road trip of the regular season, and earned one point in a trio of setbacks to the Florida Everblades at Germain Arena.

The results dropped Greenville out of a playoff position for the first time since early November. The Road Warriors are currently tied with Elmira for fifth place in the East Division, three points behind Orlando, heading into Week 21.  Continue reading

FUEHRING: BLADES SLASH ROADIES 4-2

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WARRIORS FALL TO ‘BLADES 4-2 ON SATURDAY

Greenville drops to fifth in the East Division, one point behind Orlando

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors

Estero, FLVinny Saponari and Thomas Frazee each scored on Saturday, but the Greenville Road Warriors (31-27-4), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, suffered a 4-2 setback to the Florida Everblades (40-13-6) at Germain Arena. Adam Brace led Florida with a pair of goals.

Greenville’s penalty kill also played well, finishing the game 5-for-5, but the Road Warriors came up short in another come-from-behind effort. With the loss, Greenville is now tied with Elmira for fifth place in the East Division standings, one point behind Orlando for the final playoff spot. The Road Warriors have 10 games remaining in the regular season.

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FUEHRING: ROADIES FIRE 34 SHOTS – NONE SCORE

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GINN BLANKS WARRIORS IN 34-SAVE EFFORT

Greenville outshoots Florida 34-19 on Friday, but falls 3-0 at Germain Arena

 BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors

Estero, FLThe Greenville Road Warriors (31-26-4), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, outshot the Florida Everblades (39-13-6) by a whopping 34-19 margin, but could not solve goaltender Matt Ginn, who made his professional debut, in a 3-0 loss at Germain Arena on Friday.

It was the second time in the last six days that Florida has blanked Greenville with a rookie netminder in his professional debut. Last Friday, Anthony Peters made 32 saves to shut out the Road Warriors at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Continue reading