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FUEHRING: SWAMP RABBITS PREVIEW

GreenvillePREVIEW: SWAMP RABBITS GEAR UP FOR A TRIO OF HOME GAMES

Pucks ‘N Paws, Halloween game and more headline promotional lineup

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Date                   Time                Opponent                 Location

Fri, Oct. 30         7:00 p.m.         vs. Atlanta                  Bon Secours Wellness Arena

Sat, Oct. 31        3:00 p.m.         vs. Evansville             Bon Secours Wellness Arena

Sun, Nov. 1         3:00 p.m.         vs. Florida                 Bon Secours Wellness Arena

THE STORY COMING IN  

The Greenville Swamp Rabbits (3-1-0), proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, open their second consecutive three-game series tonight with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop against the Atlanta Gladiators at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Greenville is on a three-game winning streak after sweeping a trio of games last weekend against division rivals South Carolina and Florida. Jack Combs led the squad with five points (1g, 4a) last week while Josh Nicholls and Bretton Cameron each scored three times. Continue reading

FUEHRING: TIME CHANGE FOR HALLOWEEN GAME

GreenvilleSWAMP RABBITS’ HALLOWEEN GAME MOVES TO 3:00 P.M.

Greenville to face Evansville on Halloween afternoon

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced their home game on Saturday, Oct. 31 against the Evansville IceMen has been moved 3:00 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. It was originally scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

The contest will continue to be the middle leg of a three-game weekend series and one of two meetings against the IceMen this season. In addition, it will be the first Halloween contest in the Upstate in franchise history.

All fans are encouraged to participate in a costume contest that afternoon and the first 500 kids 12 and younger will receive a trick-or-treat bag to collect goodies around the concourse.

The Swamp Rabbits open the home portion of the 2015-16 season this Friday, October 23 with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop against the South Carolina Stingrays. Opening Night tickets start at just $10 when purchased prior to game day and the first 2,000 fans at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena will receive a free car magnet. The $10 ticket special will not be available at the box office on October 23. To purchase this ticket special or for more information visit SwampRabbits.com. Ticket plans for the inaugural season of the Swamp Rabbits’ era are also available and start as low as $81! Call an Account Executive today at 864-674-PUCK to secure your seats!

FUEHRING: NOREAU RECALLED BY WOLF PACK

NOREAU RECALLED TO AHL HARTFORD

Third-year defenseman played 128 games with Greenville over the past two seasons

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced defenseman Samuel Noreau has been recalled to Hartford by New York.

The third-year pro played 128 games with Greenville over the past two seasons, collecting 21 points (3g, 18a) and 204 penalty minutes during that span. He has also dressed for nine contests with the Wolf Pack.

The Swamp Rabbits kick off the 2015-16 regular season this Saturday, Oct. 17 against the Orlando Solar Bears at the Amway Center. The puck drops at 7:00 p.m. and fans can stream all of the action through ECHL.TV. The season opener will also be covered live through the Swamp Rabbits Official Twitter page (@SwampRabbits).

Ticket plans for the inaugural season of the Swamp Rabbits’ era are available now and start as low as $81! Call an Account Executive today at 864-674-PUCK to secure your seats! The Swamp Rabbits open the home portion of the 2015-16 season on Friday, October 23 with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop against the South Carolina Stingrays. Opening Night tickets start at just $10 and the first 2,000 fans will receive a special edition Swamp Rabbits car magnet.

FUEHRING: TRAINS COMING TO BON SECOURS WELLNESS ARENA

DOWNTOWN TROLLEY ROUTE EXPANDS TO INCLUDE
BON SECOURS WELLNESS ARENA

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Greenville, S.C. – Greenville’s downtown trolley route will be expanded to include a stop at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena beginning Fri., Oct. 23. The deviated trolley route will operate for hockey games and special events taking place at the arena on Thursdays through Sundays during normal trolley service hours, according to Greenlink officials. 

The arena trolley route will deviate from N. Main Street to Academy Street, then turn right onto E. North Street. The trolley will stop in the drop-off lane on the E. North Street side of the arena near the ticket office. It will continue to Main Street where it will resume the normal trolley route. Greenlink will post alerts on its website on days when the special arena trolley route will operate. Continue reading

FUEHRING: WABBITS WASCALLY IN WIN OVER WAYS

Greenville Swamp Rabbits      VERSUS      south-carolina-stingrays_thumb3

Rookies Impress in 5-0 Exhibition Victory

Swamp Rabbits open preseason slate with win at South Carolina

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

North Charleston, S.C. – First-year forwards Tayler Thompson, Andrew Dommett and Devin Gannon each scored on Friday as the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, opened their preseason slate with a 5-0 victory over the South Carolina Stingrays at the Carolina Ice Palace. Rookie goaltenders P.J. Musico and Alex Vazzano also combined for a 20-save shutout in the first exhibition game.

Thompson (2g), Gannon (1g, 1a), Paul Rodrigues (1g, 1a) and Domenic Alberga (2a) each earned a multi-point game.

BOX SCORE Continue reading

FUEHRING: SYRACUSE SENDS RABBITS MORE LEGS

Greenville Swamp RabbitsAHL SYRACUSE SENDS DODERO AND YORK TO GREENVILLE

Swamp Rabbits training camp roster grows to 31 players

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced defenseman Charlie Dodero and goaltender Allen York have been loaned to the club from the Syracuse Crunch (AHL).

With the additions, Greenville’s training camp roster now stands at 31 players; 17 forwards, 10 defensemen and four goaltenders.

Click here to view the current training camp roster.

Dodero, 23, signed a one-year AHL contract with Syracuse on September 2, where he spent 36 games last season and recorded five points (1g, 4a) and a +7 rating. His ECHL rights were previously acquired by the Swamp Rabbits in a deal with Idaho for future considerations.

A native of Bloomingdale, Illinois, Dodero debuted with Greenville during the 2013-14 campaign and collected two assists in 14 games. The third-year pro also registered 31 points (7g, 24a) in 77 games with Idaho over the last two seasons.

Prior to turning pro, Dodero played four seasons of major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 2009-13. In 248 career contests, the 6’2, 200-pound blue-liner amassed 69 points (11g, 58a) and 286 penalty minutes with the Sudbury Wolves and Kitchener Rangers.

York, 26, was also signed to a one-year AHL deal with Syracuse this past summer, where he spent eight games between the pipes last season. He also dressed 26 games with the Florida Everblades and posted a 17-5-3 record with a 2.63 goals against average, .903 save percentage and a career-high four shutouts.

A native of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, York played 11 NHL games with the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2011-12 season, going 3-2-0 with a 2.30 goals against average and a .919 save percentage. He made his NHL debut on October 25, 2011 against Detroit and earned his first victory on March 28, 2012 against the Red Wings.

In addition, York boasts 48 games of AHL experience on his resume including time with Charlotte, Texas, Rockford, Springfield and Syracuse. The 6’4, 170-pound netminder owns a 23-15-4 record, 2.66 goals against average, .905 save percentage and three shutouts in those games. He has also taken the net in 62 ECHL contests with Chicago, Evansville, South Carolina and Florida.

York was selected in the sixth round (158th overall) by Columbus in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Ticket plans for the inaugural season of the Swamp Rabbits’ era are available now and start as low as $81! Call an Account Executive today at 864-674-PUCK to secure your seats! The Swamp Rabbits open the home portion of the 2015-16 season on Friday, October 23 with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop against the South Carolina Stingrays.

FUEHRING: SWAMP RABBIT PARTY

Greenville Swamp RabbitsYOU’RE INVITED!

Swamp Rabbits’ scrimmage and “Meet the Team” event this Wednesday

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Swamp Rabbits

The Greenville Swamp Rabbits invite all fans to an open full team scrimmage and “Meet the Team” event at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena this Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 5:00 p.m. The scrimmage is completely free and will be followed by a post-game skate on SANDLAPPER Securities Rink.

A $3 cash fee will be required to participate in the post-game skate, while the rest of the “Meet the Team” event is free and will allow all fans to receive pictures and autographs from the 2015-16 squad. The event will last approximately two hours and fans are asked to park in the SANDLAPPER VIP lot off of Church Street and enter through the Clemson Plaza Entrance.

In addition, the Swamp Rabbits will be collecting donations for South Carolina flood victims at the door and inside the “Hop Shop” team store. The “Hop Shop” will be open throughout the evening with the latest club merchandise and apparel.

WHO: All Swamp Rabbits’ fans

WHAT: Training camp scrimmage and “Meet the Team” event

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Bon Secours Wellness Arena (Please enter through the Clemson Plaza Entrance)

Ticket plans for the inaugural season of the Swamp Rabbits’ era are available now and start as low as $81! Call an Account Executive today at 864-674-PUCK to secure your seats! The Swamp Rabbits open the home portion of the 2015-16 season on Friday, October 23 with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop against the South Carolina Stingrays.