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CRAWFORD: PACK SEND JACKSON TO GREENVILLE

rp_hartford_thumb1.gifWOLF PACK LOAN DEFENSEMAN DALLAS JACKSON TO ECHL GREENVILLE

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Has one Goal and ten Points in 43 Games with Wolf Pack

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

HARTFORD, March 3, 2015:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has loaned defenseman Dallas Jackson to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.

Jackson has skated in 43 games with the Wolf Pack this season, scoring one goal and adding nine assists for ten points, while serving 18 minutes in penalties and registering a +4.  He was originally signed by the Wolf Pack to a Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement November 2, and then was inked to an AHL contract January 3. Continue reading

FUEHRING: ROADIES BACK IN WINNING WAY

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HIMELSON SCORES TWICE AS WARRIORS BEAT WHEELING

Greenville tops Wheeling 4-2 in rescheduled contest from Sunday

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors

Wheeling, WVThe Greenville Road Warriors (31-22-3), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, scored four unanswered goals on Monday, led by Andrew Himelson’s second career two-goal performance, to beat the Wheeling Nailers 4-2 at WesBanco Arena.

The Road Warriors didn’t grab the lead until less than five minutes to play in the third period when Michael St. Croix scored the game-winner.

With the victory, Greenville separated itself from Elmira by three points for the final playoff spot in the East Division. In addition, the Road Warriors improved to 15-13-3 on the road this season and concluded the season-series 4-1-0 against Wheeling.

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FUEHRING: SUNDAY GAME POSTPONED – CULPRIT? CLIMATE CHANGE!

greenville-road-warriors_thumb16WARRIORS AND NAILERS POSTPONED ON SUNDAY

Bad ice in Wheeling stops game at 10:41 of first period;

Game rescheduled for Monday at 6 p.m.

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors 

Wheeling, WVA bad patch of ice at WesBanco Arena has postponed the Greenville Road Warriors contest on Sunday against the Wheeling Nailers. The contest has been rescheduled for tomorrow evening at 6:00 p.m. It will be played in its entirety and will begin scoreless per the league’s decision.

It’s an extra difficult break for the Road Warriors who led 1-0 after the first 7:08 of the opening frame. Josh Nicholls put Greenville on top when he scored his 19th goal of the season on a forehand shot from the doorstep. After skating through the left circle, Nicholls delayed to let Paul Cianfrini slide by and tucked a wrist shot past goaltender Franky Palazzese’s blocker.

At the 10:41 mark, defenseman Mike Banwell noticed a large divot developing in the ice behind the Greenville net. Officials were notified and the game was halted. Following numerous attempts to fix it and a delay of more than two hours, the game was postponed.

No stats from tonight’s game will carry over to tomorrow’s contest.

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FUEHRING: ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY REPORT – Week 18: February 23 – March 1

greenville-road-warriors_thumb16ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY REPORT

Week 18: February 23 – March 1

 BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Rd Warriors

LAST WEEK’S RECAP

Overall Picture: The Greenville Road Warriors (28-21-3), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, had high hopes entering last weekend’s doubleheader at South Carolina, but lost ground in the playoff race with a pair of setbacks in North Charleston.

Things started extremely well on Saturday when Josh Nicholls scored twice in the opening six minutes of the contest, but the Stingrays bounced back with five unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss at the North Charleston Coliseum. South Carolina’s Rob Ricci scored twice and Andrew Rowe notched three assists, while Road Warriors’ goaltender Jason Missiaen stopped 18 shots in the setback. In addition, the game included three fights and a total of 52 penalty minutes. Bretton Cameron, Sam Noreau and Michael St. Croix each dropped the gloves for Greenville.  Continue reading

FUEHRING: KELLY CUP TO BE IN GREENVILLE

greenville-road-warriors_thumb16KELLY CUP TO APPEAR DURING “TRUE BLUE WEEKEND”

ECHL Founding Father Patrick J. Kelly will also be on hand Saturday, March 7th

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, are excited to announce the prestigious Kelly Cup championship trophy will make an appearance at the Road Warriors’ game on Saturday, March 7th as part of “True Blue Weekend.”

In addition, Patrick J. Kelly, a founding father of the ECHL and its first commissioner, will be on hand to meet fans, sign autographs and take pictures throughout the contest on the Bon Secours Wellness Arena concourse.  Continue reading

FUEHRING: ROADIES FLATTENED BY STINGRAYS

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NICHOLLS SCORES TWICE IN 5-2 LOSS TO SOUTH CAROLINA

Stingrays snap Road Warriors’ win streak on Saturday

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Road Warriors 

North Charleston, SCJosh Nicholls scored twice in the opening six minutes on Saturday, but the Greenville Road Warriors (28-20-3), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, surrounded five unanswered goals in a 5-2 setback against the South Carolina Stingrays at the North Charleston Coliseum.

The loss snapped Greenville’s three-game win streak and dropped the club to 12-11-3 away from the Bon Secours Wellness Arena this season. In addition, it was the 11th consecutive head-to-head contest that the Stingrays have earned at least one point against the Warriors (8-0-3).

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FUEHRING: “SGT.” HOLKA BRINGS HIS, “STRIPES” TO GREENVILLE

Joey HolkaROAD WARRIORS SIGN FORWARD JOEY HOLKA

24-year old rookie averaged more than a point-per-game in SPHL this season

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 the club has signed rookie forward Joey Holka.

Holka, 24, earned more than a point-per-game in the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) this season where he produced three goals, five assists and a +6 rating in seven contests. Previously, the 24-year old spent three games with the ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies. He made his professional debut on January 10th in Utah’s 3-2 victory against Stockton.  Continue reading