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Goepfert Called up to Hershey Bears

December 13, 2008 - ECHL (ECHL) - South Carolina Stingrays News Release

North Charleston, SC - The South Carolina Stingrays and Head Coach/General Manager Jared Bednar announced today goaltender Bobby Goepfert has been called up to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.

Goepfert, 25, is in his first season with the Stingrays after playing his rookie season with the Augusta Lynx. The Kings Park, NY. native was second in the ECHL in both goals against average and save percentage (1.87 gaa, .932 sv%). The 5-foot-10, 170-pound net-minder went 6-1-1-1 in his nine games with the Rays. Goepfert recorded his second shut out of the season last night in a 3-0 win over the Florida Everblades.

The Rays take on the Southern Division leading Florida Everblades tonight at Germain Arena in Estero, FL. The game can be heard on ESPN Radio 910 The TEAM with the pre-game show beginning at 7:15 and the drop of the puck at 7:30.

The Rays return home for games on the 19th and 20th against Northern Division foes, the Elmira Jackals. Friday the 19th is BB&T's Blow the Dough and the Saturday the 20th you can get your picture taken with the one and only Santa Claus. Come early and enjoy $2 Bud Light Draughts until the end of the first period.

The Stingrays are now offering the Pick 6 Plan. Pick any six Stingrays games for the price of five. Call 744-2248 for more information.

Don't miss all the fast-paced, hard-hitting action! Individual tickets can be purchased at the North Charleston Coliseum box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (843) 554-6060 and online at

Full and partial season tickets are available by calling (843) 744-2248 or by visiting online at

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