First things first, a huge congratulations to Stingrays head coach Spencer Carbery who received the John Brophy Award, as the ECHL’s Coach of the Year.
As I’ve been saying for a few weeks, I can’t think of a better coaching job this season under the circumstances. The Stingrays were decimated by call-ups and injuries all season and they still managed to win the ECHL’s South Division, the club’s first division championship since capturing the Southeast Division title in 2000-01.
Rays HC Spencer Carbery named ECHL Coach of the Year Tuesday.
When it rains, it pours, or if you’re the South Carolina Stingrays, it brings a monsoon.
Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse for the Rays on the injury front, they might have.
Allen York hurt during third period Wednesday night.
Well, maybe I buried the Stingrays a little early.
The Stingrays did get some good news today, as Brendan Ellis returned from the Manchester Monarchs and they were able to sign goalie prospect Pheonix Copley.
Rays sign Caps prospect Pheonix Copley
This might have been the toughest weekend in the history of the South Carolina Stingrays.
There have been some dark times for the Stingrays since I began covering them nearly 17 years ago, but after my conversation with Rays head coach Spencer Carbery this might be the worst few days in franchise history of all time.
Rays Forward Peter Boyd likely out for playoffs.
This is only the third all-time meeting between the South Carolina Stingrays and Fort Wayne Komets.
Fort Wayne has been a powerhouse in minor league hockey over the years, capturing championships in the IHL, UHL and CHL since 1955.