January 10, 2013 - ECHL (ECHL) - Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Greenville, SC - The Greenville Road Warriors announced today they have acquired forward Zach Cohen from the Bakersfield Condors in exchange for the rights to defensemen TJ Fast.
Cohen has appeared in 31 games this season for the Condors, posting five goals, six assists, and 20 penalty minutes. Cohen has spent the previous three seasons playing for the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League. In 116 games with Lake Erie, Cohen put up 21 points (5G, 16A) and 49 penalty minutes.
Before turning pro, Cohen played Division One College Hockey at Boston University. In 130 games for the Terriers, Cohen tallied 31 goals and 21 assists. In 2008-09, Cohen helped the Terriers to their fifth National Championship in the program's history. In the Championship game, Cohen scored a crucial goal in the final minute of regulation to help the Terriers force overtime and eventually win over The Miami Redhawks.
The Road Warriors have a two game series against the Orlando Solar Bears on Friday and Saturday nights both of which begin at 7 p.m. Hockey Happy Hour begins on Friday at 5 p.m. with free food, discounted drinks and entertainment presented by Bubba Annie's, ROCK 101 and ABC Party Rentals. THE ROAD WARRIORS WILL BE ACCEPTING NEW CLOTHES, BLANKETS AND CANNED FOOD AT THE ENTRANCES TO DONATE TO THE VICTIMS OF HURRICANE SANDY. Fans who donate will receive a ticket voucher to the game on February 7, 2013 at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the first 1,000 kids 12 and under receive a white replica jersey presented by Scene on 7 and WSSL 100.5. Tickets to the games start as low as $9 and are available at the BI-LO Center or online at ticketmaster.com!