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ZILCH: THE WEEKLY WARRIOR

greenville-road-warriors211BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Recap of the Week

The Road Warriors went 0-3-1 this week against the South Carolina Stingrays, the Orlando Solar Bears, and the Florida Everblades.

Greenville fell to South Carolina 3-2 in a shootout on Tuesday, April 8th. The game was scoreless until the second period when South Carolina scored two goals within two minutes early in the period. Michael St. Croix cut the lead to 2-1 midway through the period and Andrew Yogan tied the game at 2-2 with two minutes left in the period. With a scoreless third period and overtime, the game entered into a shootout. Jeff Malcolm stopped three out of four shots and with the Road Warriors unable to score, the Stingrays won 3-2. Continue reading

ROADIES TO PLAY WINGS IN ROAD ONE OF ECHL PLAYOFFS

greenville-road-warriors211Road Warriors to Play Kalamazoo Wings in Round One

BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC: Today the Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, announced the team’s round one schedule for the 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs as well as the team’s 23-man playoff roster.

The Road Warriors Drive for the Kelly Cup is presented by the Greenville News and begins on Friday at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan at 7:30 p.m. in a best-of-seven series. The format will include a “two-three-two” style series with the Wings home-ice advantage bringing four potential games to Kalamazoo. The Wings claimed the North Division title and the second seed in the Eastern Conference with a regular season record of 42-22-8. Greenville sits in the seventh seed with a record of 39-27-8. The schedule for the Road Warriors first round is as follows: Continue reading

MISSIAEN ACCOMPLISHED – BACK TO GREENVILLE

hartford-wolf-pack-logo2-150x133111MISSIAEN RETURNS TO ECHL
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Re-joins Greenville Road Warriors, after Six Games of Backup Duty for Wolf Pack

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

HARTFORD, April 11, 2014: Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned goaltender Jason Missiaen from the Wolf Pack to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.

Missiaen has served as the Wolf Pack’s backup for the last six games, after having re-joined the Pack March 29. The 6-8, 220-pound third-year pro is 2-11-1 in 14 AHL games on the year, with a 3.83 goals-against average and an 87.2% save percentage. In 19 ECHL games with Greenville, Missiaen is 14-4-0 with a 2.54 goals-against average, a 92.2% save percentage and one shutout. Continue reading

WARRIORS COME UP SHORT

greenville-road-warriors211  VERSUS        Orlando Solar Bears

BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Orlando, FL - The Road Warriors were not able to hold a two-goal lead on Thursday and lost to the Orlando Solar Bears by a score of 3-2 in regulation.

After an early penalty kill, defenseman Ryan Hegarty gave the Road Warriors a 1-0 lead with a one-timer goal. His fourth of the season was assisted by Jordie Johnston and Matt Bruneteau for his first professional point. Andrew Rowe extended the lead with his 30th goal of the season halfway through the period. Josh Nicholls left the puck in the slot for Rowe to score. Mike Marcou also assisted on the goal. With four minutes left, Jacob Cepis converted on a turnover after receiving a pass from Taylor Matson to move the score to 2-1 heading into the second period. Jeff Malcolm was busy in the first, stopping 11 shots. Continue reading

ROWE NAMED TO ALL-ECHL SECOND TEAM

greenville-road-warriors211Greenville’s Andrew Rowe Named to All-ECHL Second Team

BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC:   The Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, announced today forward Andrew Rowe has been named to All-ECHL Second Team.

Rowe is tied for second in the league with 29 goals, and is fourth in plus-minus at +30. His 63 points is the third most ever tallied by a Road Warrior in a single season and is currently and is tied for seventh most in the league. He has tallied six game-winning goals this season, which is tied for fourth in the league. The Muskegon, Michigan native is two goals away from tying the Greenville single-season record of goals in one season and currently posses the highest plus/minus rating for a Road Warrior in a single season. On Saturday, Rowe was named the Road Warriors 2013-2014 Player of the Year.  Continue reading

GRUMET-MORRIS MUST BE FEELING BETTER – MISSIAEN SENT TO GREENVILLE

greenville-road-warriors211Jason Missiaen Reassigned to Road Warriors; Carlson Released

BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC: Today the Road Warriors announced goaltender Jason Missiaen has been reassigned to Greenville by the New York Rangers from the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Missiaen returns to the Road Warriors after a 13-day stint with the Wolf Pack where he did not appear in action. The 6-foot-8 netminder has posted a 14-4-1 record, a .924 save percentage and a 2.60 goals against average while with the Road Warriors this season. Missiaen has gone 11-2-0 in his last 13 starts with the Road Warriors. His stellar play in net earned him the ECHL Goaltender of the Week honors for the week of February 10th-16th. Continue reading

ROADIES SIGN GOALTENDER

greenville-road-warriors211BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC: The Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, announced today the signing of goaltender Dustin Carlson.

Carlson, 27, spent the first half of this season with the Fayetteville FireAntz in the SPHL. He played in 12 games and has registered a 3.42 goals against average and .908 save percentage. The Forest Lake, MN native played ten games for the Ontario Reign during the 2012-13 season. With the Reign, appeared in ten games and notched a 2.92 goals-against average and a .877 save percentage.

In a separate transaction, the Road Warriors have released forward Tim Coffman.

Join the Road Warriors on April 5th for Fan Appreciation Night! As a “Thank You” to our fans, the Warriors are offering all RED Level tickets for just $10! The night will feature a BLEED BLUE T-Shirt giveaway for the first 1,500 fans in attendance and prizes and giveaways at every whistle! Stay after the game for the New York Rangers themed jersey auction. Season ticket holders can now lock in their seats for playoffs at regular season prices and pay as we play! Call 864. 674. PUCK to secure your seats for the playoffs and to get more information on the Pay As We Play program!

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