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Game Preview: Road Warriors vs. Wings Wednesday, April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014 - ECHL (ECHL) - Greenville Swamp Rabbits News Release

Who: Greenville Road Warriors (New York Rangers) vs. Kalamazoo Wings (Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues)

What: Kelly Cup Playoffs - Round 1

Where: Bon Secours Wellness Arena- Greenville, S.C.

When: Wednesday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

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Matchup:

The Road Warriors return home tonight when they host the Kalamazoo Wings in the first round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. Greenville and Kalamazoo are tied 1-1 after two games last weekend in Michigan.

The Road Warriors defeated the Wings 2-1 last Friday to take a 1-0 series lead. Marc-Olivier Vallerand scored midway through the second period to give the Road Warriors the lead. Bretton Cameron scored what would prove to be the game-winner and extended Greenville's lead to two goals halfway through the third period. Jason Missiaen stopped 35 shots to earn the victory.

Kalamazoo evened the series 1-1 on Saturday by defeating Greenville 3-2. Andrew Rowe gave the Road Warriors a 1-0 lead just :37 into the second period but the Wings responded with two goals in a three-minute span midway through the period and added a third tally just over seven minutes into the third period to mount a 3-1 lead. Mike Marcou scored late in the third period, but Greenville was unable to make a comeback. Jason Missiaen made 35 saves.

Road Warriors Commentary:

The Road Warriors Drive to the Kelly Cup presented by the Greenville News returns tonight to the Bon Secours Wellness Arena for the first home game of the 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs. BLEED BLUE! Rally towels will be given to the first 1,000 fans in attendance.

Playoff Tickets:

Single game tickets to the first round of the 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs are on sale now. The Road Warriors will take on the Kalamazoo Wings tonight, Friday, April 25th and Saturday April 26th. Puck drop for the Warriors home playoff games is 7 p.m. Group tickets for 15 or more people can be purchased for as low as $7! To learn more about group pricing, call a Road Warriors Ticket Account Representative at 864.674.PUCK!

Season Tickets:

Season tickets for the Greenville Road Warriors' 2014-15 season are available now! Call a Road Warriors Account Executive at 864-674-PUCK to secure your Road Warriors season tickets today!


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