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TOSTI: ALDERSON RETURNS FROM AHL TO RABBITS

Brandon Alderson Returns from AHL

Swamp Rabbits scoring threat re-joins the team ahead of three-game week against South Division opponents

BY: Brian Tosti, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Greenville, SCThe Greenville Swamp Rabbits (23-18-4-1), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, announced today that forward Brandon Alderson has been returned to the Swamp Rabbits by the Syracuse Crunch. Alderson played eight games in the AHL for Syracuse while on loan. Additionally, the Swamp Rabbits have added Ryan de Melo from the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs (SPHL) as an emergency backup goaltender.

Alderson earned his second call-up of the season and sixth of his pro career on January 16th. At the time of his call-up, Alderson was tied for the team lead with 11 goals and ranked third on the team in scoring with 22 points (11G, 11A). The Oakville, ON native recorded a point in 11 straight games (8G, 10A) from November 13th to January 11th, a career best and the longest streak of the season for Greenville. His seven multi-point games are the second most on the team.

The fourth-year pro began his career in the AHL with the Adirondack Phantoms and has compiled 144 AHL games since his rookie season. In those contests, Alderson earned 32 points (17G, 15A). He made his ECHL debut on November 28th, 2014 with Reading against Greenville. Alderson has compiled 64 points (29G, 35A) in 96 ECHL games after earning an assist in his debut. Continue reading

TOSTI: GLADIATORS NOT SO GLAD AFTER RABBITS WIN IN OT

VERSUS 

Swamp Rabbits Come Back to Earn Overtime Win Against Gladiators

Joe Houk factors in on tying and winning goals against Atlanta as Greenville wins seventh game in overtime this season

BY: Brian Tosti, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Duluth, GAThe Greenville Swamp Rabbits (22-16-3-1), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, earned a 3-2 victory tonight against the Atlanta Gladiators (16-18-6-1) to earn an ECHL leading seventh overtime win. Tommy Thompson put the game away in the extra period for his fourth consecutive game-winning goal. The Swamp Rabbits own a 5-1-0-0 record against the Gladiators with seven games left against each other this season.

Joe Houk was able to give the Swamp Rabbits the chance following a long scoring drought. After a scoreless second period and nearly 13 minutes without a goal in the third, the blueliner netted his ninth tally of the season. Tristan King put his first shot on net from the side of the net and the rebound sat on the goal line for Houk to bury the tying goal. Continue reading

XL CENTER UPDATE 3

Work on the upgrades at the XL Center continue. This is going to be exciting.

The most amazing thing about this to me is that this is all part of a $35M upgrade package. The plan to fix it up entirely was at close to $90M. As beautiful as this is going to look, imagine if they gave them the full $90+M?

Danbury Whalers Halloween Costume Contest

Danbury WhalersThe Danbury Whalers take on the New York Aviators tonight at 7 pm at the Danbury  Ice Arena.

There will be a Halloween Costume Contest sponsored by the News Times.

Prizes for the contest include a television, an IPOD, and a Nintendo Wii. 

After the game come down to Billy Beans on White Street for the post game party.  It should be a great event.

Before the game the place to eat is Two Steps Downtowne Grille.

Click here for the pre-game menu and specials

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