Tag Archives: South Carolina

ROADIES BIG COMEBACK COMES UP SHORT

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Hynes, Gracel & Van Natter each score two as South Carolina defeats Greenville 4-3

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Rd Warriors

Charleston, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors scored three unanswered goals to close out their exhibition opener on Saturday night, but fell to the South Carolina Stingrays, 4-3, at the Carolina Ice Palace in Charleston. Brandon Hynes (GRW), Branden Gracel (SC) and Lucas Van Natter (SC) each scored a pair of goals, while Stingrays’ netminder David LeNeveu made 18 saves for the win. Continue reading

ZILCH: ROADIES ANNOUNCE 2014-2015 SCHEDULE

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

Road Warriors Release 2014-2015 Schedule

Greenville, SC: Today the Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, unveiled their 2014-2015 Regular Season schedule.

For the third straight season, the Road Warriors will begin on the road. Greenville begins the season on October 18th against the Orlando Solar Bears at 7:00 p.m. This will be the first of ten games against Orlando.

The Road Warriors open on their home ice at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Friday, October 24th at 7:00 p.m. against the South Carolina Stingrays. The Road Warriors Palmetto State rival appears on the schedule 14 times, more than any other team in the league. Continue reading

ROADIES STUNG IN SHOOTOUT LOSS BY RAYS

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BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC: The Greenville Road Warriors fought back after a 2-0 deficit to collect one point in a 3-2 shootout loss against the South Carolina Stingrays on Tuesday night.

The first period did not see much even-strength scoring chances and only eight shots per team. The best chances occurred during the Road Warriors two power plays but goaltender Pheonix Copley rejected those chances to keep the game scoreless moving into the second period. Continue reading

THE WEEKLY WARRIOR

andy-zilch1-112x1501BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Recap of the Week

The Warriors grabbed four of six possible points this past weekend in two games against the Gwinnett Gladiators and one against the South Carolina Stingrays.

On Friday, goals from Bretton Cameron and Ryan Hegarty in the first two periods gave the Warriors a 2-0 lead heading into the third period. The Gladiators fought back with three third period goals to challenge the Warriors late in the game. Andrew Yogan and Marc-Olivier Vallerand scored to push Greenville ahead for a 4-3 win. Jason Missiaen made 31 stops in the win. Continue reading

ROADIES CONTINUE WINNING WAYS

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BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC: Josh Nicholls and Jordie Johnston scored for the Road Warriors to help the Road Warriors edge past South Carolina 2-1 on Sunday afternoon.

The Road Warriors took an early lead 4:06 into the first period when Nicholls scored a shorthanded goal for his 18th goal of the season. Nicholls’ shot bounced off a South Carolina defensemen and into the net to give Greenville a 1-0 lead. The first period saw six fighting majors, with Sean Berkstresser and Nick Larson getting kicked out of the game for continuing an altercation. The Road Warriors outshot the Stingrays 9-8 and the period ended with the Road Warriors up by a score of 1-0. Continue reading

ZILCH: THE WEEKLY WARRIOR

andy-zilch1-112x1501BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Recap of the Week

The Warriors took six of six possible points this week with two wins against the Florida Everblades and a road victory against the South Carolina Stingrays.

Florida started off Thursday’s game with a goal :25 into the game. Sean Berkstresser tied the game 1:11 later to begin a string of scoring for the Road Warriors. Andrew Rowe followed Berkstresser’s goal with a tally of his own in the first period and scored the only goal of the second period to give the Warriors a 3-1 lead heading into the third period. Florida scored three consecutive goals to grab a 4-3 lead with 4:35 to play in the third period. The Warriors began their comeback with 2:16 left in regulation. Josh Nicholls tallied to tie the game and Mike Marcou scored :59 later to give the Warriors a 5-4 win and a key two points in the battle for an Eastern Conference playoff berth. Jason Missiaen made 27 stops to earn the win. Continue reading

ROADIES PUMMEL STINGRAYS FOR HUGE WIN

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BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

North Charleston, SC: The Road Warriors scored three times in the first period to begin a 5-1 win against South Carolina on Sunday afternoon.

Andrew Rowe began the scoring with a goal halfway through the first frame with a shot in the slot for his 26th of the season. Marc-Oliver Vallerand and Jordie Johnston combined for the assists. The trio teamed up for another goal just two minutes later. This time Vallerand scored for his 22nd of the year to give the Road Warriors a 2-0 lead. Josh Nicholls extended his point streak to 13 games with a deflection goal on a slap shot from Ryan Hegarty. The goal was Nicholls’ 16th of the year to push the score to a 3-0 Greenville lead through one period of play. Continue reading