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Rays Rally Late to Snatch 2-1 Series Lead

June 19, 2021 - ECHL (ECHL) - Greenville Swamp Rabbits News Release

Greenville, SC - The South Carolina Stingrays scored three unanswered goals in the final period to rally past the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, 3-2, on Saturday night at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. South Carolina leads the best-of-five Eastern Conference Finals, 2-1. Game 4 is scheduled for Monday at 7:05 p.m.

Greenville opened the scoring with two strikes in the middle stanza. Liam Pecararo tallied on a backhander at 1:44, followed by Max Zimmer's first of the postseason at 9:09. The Swamp Rabbits led 2-0 after 40 minutes with a 28-19 advantage in shots.

In the third period, Justin Florek brought the Stingrays within 2-1 on a redirection at 9:28. Cole Ully found the equalizer at 16:43, and Dan DeSalvo completed the comeback with the game-winner marker at 19:40. Final shots finished even at 34-34. Greenville finished 0-for-1 on the power play and 4-for-5 on the penalty kill.

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