Stingrays Announce Opening-Round Schedule Scenarios
North Charleston, S.C. - Individual game tickets of the South Carolina Stingrays 2015 Kelly Cup Playoffs will go on sale to the public on Monday, April 13, at 10 a.m. Tickets are available at StingraysHockey.com, by calling the North Charleston Coliseum Box Office at (843) 202-2787 and all Ticketmaster outlets including Ticketmaster.com.
The Stingrays battle the Reading Royals in the opening round of the 2015 Kelly Cup Playoffs in a best-of-seven series with home-ice advantage to be determined. The Stingrays currently sit second in the East Division with one game remaining while the Royals stand in third, sit one point back and have three games remaining. Reading hosts the Wheeling Nailers tonight and Indy Fuel Friday and Saturday.
If the Stingrays grab the second seed, the series begins at the North Charleston Coliseum with Game 1 and 2 taking place on Friday, April 17 and Saturday April 18 at 7:05 p.m. If the Royals stand on top, then the Stingrays open the series in Reading, Pennsylvania for Game 1 and 2 and return to the North Charleston Coliseum for Game 3, 4 and 5 (if necessary) on Tuesday, April 21, Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 at 7:05 p.m. The final schedule will be determined Saturday night following the Stingrays' game against the Evansville IceMen at the North Charleston Coliseum. Saturday is the final day of the Stingrays' and ECHL regular-season schedule. Both playoff scenarios are listed below (Home Games in Bold):
#2 South Carolina Stingrays vs. #3 Reading Royals
Game 1: Friday, April 17 at South Carolina 7:05 p.m.
Game 2: Saturday, April 18 at South Carolina 7:05 p.m.
Game 3: Thursday, April 23 at Reading 7:00 p.m.
Game 4: Saturday, April 25 at Reading 7:00 p.m.
*Game 5: Sunday, April 26 at Reading 5:00 p.m.
*Game 6: Tuesday, April 28 at South Carolina 7:05 p.m.
*Game 7: Wednesday, April 29 at South Carolina 7:05 p.m.
#2 Reading Royals vs. #3 South Carolina Stingrays
Game 1: Thursday, April 16 at Reading 7:00 p.m.
Game 2: Friday, April 17 at Reading 7:00 p.m.
Game 3: Tuesday, April 21 at South Carolina 7:05 p.m.
Game 4: Friday, April 24 at South Carolina 7:05 p.m.
*Game 5: Saturday, April 25 at South Carolina 7:05 p.m.
*Game 6: Tuesday, April 28 at Reading 7:00
*Game 7: Wednesday, April 29 at Reading 7:00
The Stingrays close the regular-season schedule on Saturday, April 11 against the Evansville IceMen at 7:05 at the North Charleston Coliseum on Fan Appreciation Night and The Post and Courier Hall of Fame Night. The first 1,000 fans receive a 2014-15 Stingrays team photo courtesy of Sheila Lauffer of Data Imaging and a new member of The Post and Courier Stingrays Hall of Fame will be inducted during the first intermission. Saturday also features FREE parking, the Jersey Off Our Backs Raffle and Postgame Retro Jersey Auction!
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