Stingrays Add Goaltender Jeff Wyer
North Charleston, S.C. - The South Carolina Stingrays, celebrating 22 seasons of hockey in the Lowcountry, signed goaltender Jeff Wyer, Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Spencer Carbery announced today.
Wyer, 23, appeared in two relief efforts, including a meeting with the Stingrays on December 28, with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL this season earning a 2.00 goals-against average and .923 save percentage. A rookie out of the University of New Hampshire, the Reading, Massachusetts, native attended training camp with the Nailers last fall. In 15 contests over three seasons with the Wildcats, Wyer registered a 3-5-2 record with a 1.60 goals-against average and .900 save percentage.
The Stingrays look to tie the ECHL record for the longest winning streak of 17 games tomorrow, Friday, March 13 against the Gwinnett Gladiators at 7:35 p.m. at The Arena at Gwinnett Center.
The Stingrays honor the men and women of the Armed Forces on Military Appreciation Night presented by APECS Aerospace Corporation, Precision Airparts Support Services, United Aeronautical Corporation, U.S. Technical and Heritage Pools on Saturday, March 14 at 7:05 p.m. at the Coliseum. WCW and WWE Champion Ric Flair will fire up the crowd as the Stingrays skate in special "Stars and Stripes" jerseys and auction them off after the contest.
On Sunday, March 15, the Stingrays host their first ever Undie Sunday benefiting the Carolina Youth Development Center against the Gladiators at 3:05 at the Coliseum. Bring new, packaged diapers, men's, women's and kid's underwear along with socks and other undergarments to throw on the ice after the Stingrays score their first goal of the game, similar to Teddy Bear Toss.
Sunday is also Mascot Mania and Crews Subaru Family Day featuring $5 kids tickets and $5 kids meals! Meet all of your favorite mascots from around the Lowcountry! Bring your ice skates for the Health First Postgame Skate with the Stingrays.
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