Dekanich Returns to StingraysMar 28, 2016
The South Carolina Stingrays, celebrating 23 seasons in the Lowcountry and proud affiliate of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL), announced today that goaltender Mark Dekanich has been returned on loan from the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Hershey Bears.
Dekanich returns to the Lowcountry after his second recall to Hershey. He did not appear in a game during his recent recall, but earlier this season, Dekanich was summoned by the Bears on December 26 and appeared in one game before returning to South Carolina.
With the Stingrays, Dekanich, 29, has been one of the ECHL’s top goaltenders, posting a 17-9-2-2 record. His 2.14 goals-against average is sixth in the league, and he boasts the fourth best save-percentage at .926. He has registered a pair of shutouts with the Stingrays this season in 32 appearances.
The Stingrays host three games at the North Charleston Coliseum this week. South Carolina battles Atlanta at 7:05 p.m. on Tuesday. That evening is Ladies Night, featuring a Stingrays Happy Hour from 6-8 p.m. with $2 beers. Hot dogs are also $2 all evening. Women 18 and older gain complimentary admission at the North Charleston Coliseum Box Office with a valid ID, while guys score 2-for-1 tickets.
Friday is SAIC/USO Night featuring a Drawstring Bag Giveaway to the first 1,000 fans at 7:05 p.m. versus Orlando. Friday is also a Rays 4 Pack Night, featuring 4 tickets, 4 sodas, 4 hot dogs and one large popcorn for just $65! Saturday is the club's final home game of the regular season versus Orlando at 7:05 p.m. It is Fan Appreciation Night presented by The Post and Courier featuring FREE parking. That night, fans could win one of five Stingrays authentic throwback jerseys to be given away at the game! Also, raffle tickets will be available to win a jersey off the back of a Stingrays player. For more information, call the Stingrays at 843-744-2248.
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