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Marcus Perrier

Defense

#15

  • DOB: 8/12/1991
  • Ht: 6-1
  • Wt: 215
  • Shoots: L
  • School: Bowling Green State
  • Hometown: Thunder Bay, ON

Perrier, who can play both forward and defense for the Rays, will don the South Carolina sweater for a fourth season. The 26-year-old led South Carolina in appearances by playing in 71 of the team’s 72 games during the 2016-17 regular season and added 28 points (nine goals, 19 assists) while playing both forward and defense. He also led the squad with 235 penalty minutes and was third on the team with a +12 rating. In the postseason Perrier had a goal and three assists during 18 contests in the run to the Kelly Cup Finals along with 44 penalty minutes.

In his three-year pro career, the 6-foot-1, 225-pound Perrier has played in 200 ECHL regular season games with the Stingrays, scoring 68 points on 25 goals and 43 assists in addition to a +43 rating. He has helped South Carolina to long playoff runs in all three of his years, as well as an ECHL-record 23-game win streak and an appearance in the 2015 Kelly Cup Finals during his rookie season. In 61 career postseason contests, Perrier has notched 14 points (six goals, eight assists).

During his time with the Stingrays Perrier has also played a large role in the community. He was named the recipient of the team's 2016 Jerry Zucker Community Service Award for his dedication to the Lowcountry community and has continued to attend many events to stay involved each season. Perrier joined the Stingrays after three seasons at Bowling Green State University from 2011-14, and three seasons with the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey League (USHL) from 2008-11.

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