Camera Fan, Pack the House Night and Kid's Day Highlight Upcoming Weekend for Stingrays

January 21, 2013 - ECHL (ECHL) - South Carolina Stingrays News Release

The South Carolina Stingrays hosted the Gwinnett Gladiators, Greenville Road Warriors and Florida Everblades at the North Charleston Coliseum this week for a week record of 2-2-0-0.

The Stingrays kicked off a seven-game homestand Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over the Gladiators. Forwards Robby Dee, Andrew Cherniwchan and Matt Beca lit the lamp and goaltender Jeff Jakaitis made 33 saves. The Road Warriors rolled into town Friday evening and skated away with a 4-1 victory. Forward Patrick Gaul buried his first ECHL goal for the Stingrays.

The weekend wrapped up with a pair of contests against the Everblades Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. Florida took the opening game 2-0, but the Stingrays responded with a 4-2 triumph the following day. Forwards Hunter Bishop, Chris Langkow and Phil Mangan each recorded a goal and an assist in Sunday's victory.

The Numbers

Record: 20-21-1-3

Home: 12-7-1-1

Away: 8-14-0-2

Streak: 1-0-0-0

Goals: Hunter Bishop (16)

Assists: Tyler McNeely (25)

Points : T-Hunter Bishop, Tyler McNeely (34)

Penalty Minutes: Art Bidlevskii (59)

Power-Play Goals: Tyler McNeely, Matt Beca (5)

Power-Play Assists: Matt Beca (8)

Power-Play Points: Matt Beca (13)

Shorthanded Goals: Chris Langkow (2)

Shorthanded Assists: Luka Vidmar (1)

Shorthanded Points: Chris Langkow (2)

Game-Winning Goals: Hunter Bishop (3)

Wins: Ryan Zapolski (13)

GAA: Ryan Zapolski (1.91)

SPCT: Ryan Zapolski (.929)

Taking the Lead

The Stingrays are fourth in the South Division with 44 points and ninth overall in the Eastern Conference.

Goaltender Ryan Zapolski is first in the ECHL with a 1.91 goals-against average, a .929 save percentage and tied for first with three shutouts. The Erie, Pennsylvania, native represents the Stingrays this week during the 2013 ECHL All-Star Skills Competition and All-Star Game on Tuesday, January 22 and Wednesday, January 23 in Loveland, Colorado.

This Week:

Idaho Steelheads at South Carolina Stingrays

Friday, Jan. 25

7:05 p.m.

Camera Fan - Bring your camera to the game and post your photos and videos on the Stingrays' Facebook and Twitter to enter them into the Fan Appreciation video at the end of the season!

Friday Family Four Pack - Four tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas and popcorn for $55!

$5 College Tickets with valid ID

Hockey Happy Hour with $2 Beer from 6-7 p.m.

North Charleston Coliseum

Listen Live: Stingrayshockey.com

Orlando Solar Bears at South Carolina Stingrays

Saturday, Jan. 26

7:05 p.m.

Pack the House Night

$5 Tickets and Free Parking - Arrive early for parking!

ZOOperstars perform!

Hockey Happy Hour with $2 Beer from 6-7 p.m.

North Charleston Coliseum

Listen Live: Stingrayshockey.com

Orlando Solar Bears at South Carolina Stingrays

Sunday, Jan. 27

3:05 p.m.

Kid's Day

$5 Kid's Tickets and $5 Kid's Meals

Pregame Kid's Carnival with Charleston Fun Factory

Postgame Skate with the Rays - Bring your ice skates!

North Charleston Coliseum

Listen Live: Stingrayshockey.com

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