Stingrays Weekly Report - February 19Feb 19, 2018
After a light week with just one game, the South Carolina Stingrays continue their homestand this week with three more contests beginning Tuesday night against the Norfolk Admirals. Last week’s lone matchup resulted in a 5-2 win for the Rays, with 10 players registering points in the defeat of Jacksonville on Friday. South Carolina is continuing to hold second place in the ECHL’s South Division with 70 points in 49 games played. The Stingrays have 23 games remaining in the 2017-18 season, which is the most of any ECHL club.
This weekend South Carolina faces-off against the Brampton Beast in a two-game series Friday and Saturday night. The games will be the first the two teams have seen each other since squaring off for one game in February of 2016, a contest which the Stingrays won 4-3 in a shootout at the North Charleston Coliseum. So far this season the Rays are 4-0-1 against North Division opponents, with wins over Reading, Worcester and Manchester.
STINGRAYS RECORD: 32-11-5-1
LAST WEEK: 1-0-0-0
FRIDAY: SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS 5, JACKSONVILLE ICEMEN 2
(North Charleston Coliseum – North Charleston, SC)
10 different players recorded a point Friday night as the South Carolina Stingrays defeated the Jacksonville Icemen 5-2 at the North Charleston Coliseum. Forwards Dylan Margonari and Joe Devin each posted a goal and an assist in the first period for the Stingrays, while forward Tim McGauley notched a goal and an assist in the third period.
Tuesday, February 20 – vs. Norfolk Admirals, 7:05 p.m. (North Charleston Coliseum)
Friday, February 23 – vs. Brampton Beast, 7:05 p.m. (North Charleston Coliseum)
Saturday, February 24 – vs. Brampton Beast, 7:05 p.m. (North Charleston Coliseum)
Goals: 15 – Steven Whitney
Assists: 26 – Joe Devin
Points: 40 – Joe Devin
Plus/Minus: Plus-22 – Danny Federico
Penalty Minutes: 132 – Marcus Perrier
Shots On Goal: 143 – Joe Devin
Wins: 17 – Parker Milner
Goals Against Average: 2.03 – Parker Milner
Save Percentage: 0.925 – Parker Milner
CAPTAIN DEVIN CONTINUING TO LEAD THE WAY
Stingrays’ captain Joe Devin had a goal and an assist in Friday's win vs. Jacksonville and leads the team with 40 points this season. Devin, who is in his seventh professional season, is just one point shy of matching his career-high of 41 that he posted in 55 games during the 2015-16 year. He has already surpassed his career-high for shots on goal this season, leading the Rays with 143 shots on net. Devin is 17th on the Stingrays all-time scoring list with 142 points and also ranks 12th on the team’s all-time goal scoring list with 65 tallies.
MILNER ON A ROLL
Goaltender Parker Milner won his fifth straight start for South Carolina on Friday, besting Jacksonville 5-2 with 31 saves. Milner now has 17 wins in 23 appearances this season. Milner is No. 2 in the ECHL in goals-against average (2.03) and is also fourth-best in save percentage (0.925).
MCGAULEY MAKING IT HAPPEN
Forward Tim McGauley had a goal and an assist in Friday's win over Jacksonville and has now secured five points (1g, 4a) in his last four games. McGauley is now fourth on the Stingrays in scoring this season with 33 points (11g, 22a) this season. The Wilcox, Sask. native has seemingly scored in bunches this year and has accumulated 10 multi-point performances while appearing in 45 games overall. His assist mark is tied for second on the team behind forward Joe Devin.
Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season are on sale now at the North Charleston Coliseum Box Office and ticketmaster.com.
Groups of 10 or more are on sale now featuring discounted pricing and great benefits! For more information or 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.