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Steven Whitney Named ECHL Player of the Week

March 13, 2018 - ECHL (ECHL) - South Carolina Stingrays News Release

PRINCETON, N.J. - South Carolina Stingrays forward Steven Whitney has been named the Sher-Wood Athletics Group ECHL Player of the Week for March 5-11.

Whitney scored two goals and added seven assists for nine points in four games last week.

The 27-year-old recorded three assists in a 4-3 win at Greenville on Tuesday, had an assist in a 3-2 loss to the Swamp Rabbits on Friday, tallied a goal in a 5-0 victory over Atlanta on Saturday and notched a goal and three assists in a 6-3win against Jacksonville on Sunday.

A native of Reading, Massachusetts, Whitney leads the Stingrays with 49 points (17g-32a) in 50 games this season.

Whitney has tallied 120 points (48g-72a) in 141 career ECHL games with South Carolina, Norfolk and Florida while adding 27 points (13g-14a) in 73 career games in the American Hockey League with Norfolk.

Prior to turning pro, Whitney posted 128 points (55g-73a) in 160 career games at Boston College and captured NCAA National Championships with the Eagles in 2010 and 2012.

On behalf of Steven Whitney, a case of pucks will be donated to a South Carolina youth hockey organization by Sher-Wood Athletic Group, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Sher-Wood Athletic Group has donated more than 37,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.

The Rays host the Idaho Steelheads in a two-game series this week on Thursday and Friday at the North Charleston Coliseum. Both games are scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m.

Single-game tickets for all Stingrays home games during the 2017-18 season are on sale now at the North Charleston Coliseum Box Office and

Group tickets for 10 or more fans are on sale now featuring discounted pricing and great benefits! For more information and to place an order call the Stingrays front office at 843-744-2248 or stop by 3300 W. Montague Ave. Suite A-200 during business hours.

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