JEFF PROUGH – ECHL PLAYER OF THE MONTH

Ray Schmitt

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

PRINCETON, N.J. – Jeff Prough of the Greenville Road Warriors is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Player of the Month for November.

Prough tallied seven goals, including five on the power play, and added nine assists during the month of November, as the Road Warriors went 7-4-0 during the second month of the ECHL season.

The 25-year-old recorded six multi-point games during the month of November and finished as a +4. He had two three-point games during the month, scoring two goals and adding an assist in a 7-3 loss to Reading on Nov. 4 and posting three assists in a 4-3 win at Cincinnati on Nov. 29.

Prough leads the Road Warriors, and is tied for third in the ECHL, with 23 points (11G-12A) while his six power play goals are tied for the league lead.

A native of Farmington Hills, Mich., Prough has 190 points (99G-91A) in 203 career ECHL games with Florida, Gwinnett, Trenton, and Greenville. H was named to the 2010 ECHL All-Star Game while with Trenton. Prough has also skated in 24 AHL games with Lowell and Albany, recording eight points (2G-6A). Prough graduated from Brown University, where he had 109 points in 127 games.

Mark your calendars! The Road Warriors return home to face the Gwinnett Gladiators on Thursday, December 8 at 7:35 p.m. at the BI-LO Center. Come out for the Road Warriors’ Throwback Thursday which features $2 draft beers, fountain drinks, pretzels and hot dogs, and $6 tickets for college students with a valid ID. Throwback Thursdays are sponsored by WSSL 100.5, The Greenville News, and New Rock 93.3. Don’t forget about great group packages that get you discounts off of the box office price and preferred seating based on availability. Fans can call 864-674-PUCK (7825) to speak to a Road Warriors ticket representative and book their group outing.

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