Stingrays Sign Defenseman Mike Chen

Stingrays Sign Defenseman Mike Chen

Feb 19, 2018

The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have announced the signing of defenseman Mike Chen to a standard professional contract Monday.

Chen has played in 40 games for the Knoxville Ice Bears of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) this year during his rookie professional season, scoring 25 points on six goals and 19 assists. The Rockville, Md. native also has 39 penalty minutes and a +6 rating while helping his team to a 22-14-4 record while suiting up for every game.

The 25-year old who stands at 5-foot-8 and weighs 175 pounds played collegiately at Salem State College for three seasons from 2014-17, scoring 29 points on 11 goals and 18 assists while suiting up for 70 games. He also spent one year at Concordia University during the 2013-14 season, playing in 17 games while tallying three assists.

Chen will wear No. 16 with the Stingrays and is expected to join the team Tuesday night when they host the Norfolk Admirals at the North Charleston Coliseum at 7:05 p.m.

Single-game tickets for all Stingrays home games during the 2017-18 season are on sale now at the North Charleston Coliseum Box Office and

Group tickets for 10 or more fans are on sale now featuring discounted pricing and great benefits! Saturday is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Night and the first 1,000 kids through the door will get a FREE Stingrays 25th Anniversary Youth Jersey! For more information and to place an order call the Stingrays front office at 843-744-2248 or stop by 3300 W. Montague Ave. Suite A-200 during business hours.

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