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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC − The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have claimed forward Nico Blachman off waivers from the Florida Everblades on Thursday.

The native of Aventura, Florida comes to Charleston after appearing in two games for the Everblades over the past two seasons. Blachman appeared in 12 games with Concordia University during the 2019-20 season, picking up one assist.

Prior to turning pro, Blachman played his junior hockey career for multiple teams across multiple leagues including the QMJHL (Saint John Sea Dogs and Rimouski Océanic), USHL (Sioux Falls Stampede and Chicago Steel), MHL (Campbellton Tigers and St. Stephens County Aces), NAHL (Bismarck Bobcats), and NOJHL (Cochrane Crunch). The 6-foot-2, 195-pound forward accumulated 20 points (11 goals, nine assists) in 125 games.

In a corresponding move, the Stingrays have released forward Conor Landrigan from the roster. Landrigan was acquired on October 12th in a trade with the with the Orlando Solar Bears.

The Stingrays continue their 2021-22 campaign against the rival Greenville Swamp Rabbits this Friday at the North Charleston Coliseum for Black Friday and another Frothy Friday presented by Frothy Beard Brewing Company. 500 mystery envelopes will be randomly distributed among the fans entering the game. You can follow along on FloHockey, Mixlr, and Caps Radio 24/7.

Single game tickets for all your Stingrays home games for the upcoming 2021-22 home season are on sale now via Ticketmaster.

Season ticket plans are on sale now! For more information or to purchase, contact the Stingrays by phone at 843-744-2248 or submit this form.

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