BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors
The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that they have signed defensemen Sean Perkins.
Perkins, 25, a fifth year pro, began his season with Vimmerby HC of Sweden’s Division 1 and recorded four assists in 10 games. Perkins was a member of the 2007-08 Kelly Cup Champion Cincinnati Cyclones and had three assists in four playoff games. The 5-9, 190-pounder from Commerce, Michigan played 156 professional games between Europe and North America over his first four seasons. He was most productive in 2008-09 with 15 points (7G, 8A) in 28 games between Edinburgh of the Elite Ice Hockey League and Cincinnati of the ECHL.
Prior to turning pro, Perkins spent three seasons of junior hockey in North American Hockey League, United States Hockey league, and British Columbia Hockey League and totaled 71 points (12G, 59A) in 130 games.
Perkins is expected to be in the lineup tonight when the Road Warriors take on the Gwinnett Gladiators at 7:35 p.m. at the BI-LO Center.
Mark your calendars! The Road Warriors face off against the Gwinnett Gladiators on Friday, January 13 at 7:35 p.m. at the BI-LO Center. Come out for the Spinx Family Four-Pack which gets your four tickets, hot dogs, soft drinks, and bags of chips for $48! The Road Warriors will also wear special Clemson-themed jerseys for the game that will be auctioned off live after the game, and former Clemson QB/linebacker Patrick Sapp will meet fans and sign autographs before the game. You can also save on your tickets by bringing out a group of 10 or more! The Road Warriors offer discounts off the box office price and preferred seating based on availability to groups who book in advance. Call 864-674-PUCK (7825) for more info or to book your group.