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ROAD WARRIORS OUTLAST GWINNETT FOR OT WIN

Greenville Road Warriors   VERSUS      Gwinnett Gladiators

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors claimed a 5-4 overtime win over the Gwinnett Gladiators on Sunday afternoon and ran their record to 23-16-2 on the season.

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The first period felt like the early rounds of a championship boxing match with the opponents feeling one another out and trying to gauge one another. The Road Warriors earned the only power play chance of the period but could not convert despite a couple of shots. Not long after returning to full strength, Gwinnett took a 1-0 advantage when Aaron Bendickson sprung Joey Haddad behind the defense with a breakaway pass. His shot beat Jason Missiaen to the blocker side for his 13th goal of the season. Missiaen’s counterpart, Jeff Jakaitis made 10 saves in the first to keep Greenville off the board.

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GREENVILLE GETS TALENT INFUSION SHOT X 3

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BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that they have received goaltender Nic Riopel as well as defensemen Lee Baldwin and Cullen Eddy from their respective teams in the American Hockey League.

Riopel was released from his professional try out agreement by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on January 18 and has returned to the Road Warriors. He was originally loaned to Bridgeport on December 26 and returned to Greenville briefly to play in the Road Warriors’ home game on December 29 before re-joining the Sound Tigers the next day. Riopel served as the back up goaltender for the entirety of his call-up to Bridgeport. He is in his second season with Greenville and has compiled an 11-4-1 record in 16 appearances.

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CULLEN EDDY PROMOTED TO AHL’S PHANTOMS

Ray SchmittBY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

GREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that defenseman Cullen Eddy has been recalled by the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League.

Assigned to the Road Warriors by the Phantoms on October 18, Eddy has racked up 11 points (3G, 8A) in 12 games for Greenville this season. The 6-0, 195-pound blueliner is tied for the league lead in points by a defenseman while he is second in the league with seven points (2G, 5A) on the power play.

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ROAD WARRIORS RACE PAST EVERBLADES

Greenville Road Warriors VERSUS      Florida Everblades

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

GREENVILLE, SC On the strength of a 3-for-5 power play effort, the Greenville Road Warriors defeated the Florida Everblades 5-2 on Friday night at Germain Arena. The win improved Greenville to 8-5-0 on the season.

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GREENVILLE WINLESS, DROP THIRD STRAIGHT

Greenville Road Warriors VERSUS      Gwinnett Gladiators

DULUTH, GA – The Greenville Road Warriors lost their first road game of the season on Friday night to the Gwinnett Gladiators by a score of 6-1. The loss dropped Greenville’s record to 0-3-0 on the season.

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The Road Warriors and Gladiators traded a power play goal each in the opening period as neither team could establish control through the first 20 minutes of play. Gwinnett rookie defenseman Corey Fienhage tallied the first goal of the night with a power play score that beat Jerry Kuhn at 6:42 of the first. Gwinnett’s lead was short lived as Brendan Connolly answered back with his first goal of the season at 8:27. Greenville’s second power play goal of the season was set up by Cullen Eddy and Ryan Hayes. Kuhn made 12 saves in the period while his counterpart Marc Cheverie tallied 14.

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EDDY GOES FROM PHANTOM TO ROAD WARRIOR

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that defenseman Cullen Eddy has been assigned to the team by the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League.

Eddy comes to Greenville after playing in two games with Adirondack to begin the season. He had an assist and a +2 rating in the Phantoms’ season-opening 6-3 win over the Connecticut Whale on October 8, 2011. A second-year pro from Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania, Eddy has played in 49 games with the Phantoms in his career and has earned 11 points (3G, 8A) and 42 penalty minutes.

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CULLEN EDDY LOANED BY ADIRONDACK

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that defenseman Cullen Eddy has been loaned to the team by the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League. Continue reading

BRIAN STEWART REASSIGNED TO ADIRONDACK PHANTOMS

Greenville Road WarriorsWHEELING, WV – The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that goalie Brian Stewart has been reassigned to the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League. Continue reading

ROAD WARRIORS RECEIVE TWO FROM PHANTOMS; THREE CALLED UP

Greenville Road WarriorsThe Greenville Road Warriors announced today that they received goaltender Brian Stewart and forward Garrett Klotz from the Adirondack Phantoms. At the same time, goaltender Nic Riopel, defenseman Cullen Eddy, and forward Shane Harper were recalled by the Phantoms.

Stewart is a native of Burnaby, British Columbia and is currently in his first pro season. The 25-year-old goalie played in three games for the Phantoms in 2009-10 season on an amateur tryout contract. He won his first pro game April 7, 2010 with 31 saves as Adirondack beat Binghamton 3-2 in overtime. He has appeared in four games with the Phantoms before being loaned to Greenville.

Klotz is a Regina, Saskatchewan native currently in his third pro season. He has appeared in 10 games this season with the Phantoms registering 10 penalty minutes. The 21-year-old played in 73 games last season with the Phantoms and registered six points (2G, 4A) and 94 penalty minutes. Klotz was selected by the Philadelphia Flyers in the third round (#66 overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Riopel, 21, was a 5th round choice by the Flyers in 2009. In nine games with the Road Warriors this season he has registered six wins, one shutout, and a 2.65 goals-against-average. Riopel was named ECHL Goalie of the Week for the week of 10/25/10 – 10/31/10 after recording a 2-0-0 record, 1.50 GAA, and a .944 save percentage.

Eddy, a 6-0 defenseman from Hidden Vally, Pennsylvania is in his first season of professional hockey. Eddy was previously called up by the Phantoms November 17, 2010 and registered his first American Hockey League point in his first AHL game. Eddy has recorded three points (1G, 2A) and 14 penalty minutes in nine games with the Road Warriors this season.

Harper, a Valencia, California native, is currently in his first professional season. In 11 games with the Road Warriors, Harper has recorded 10 points (3G, 7A).  Harper scored his first professional goal November 7, 2010 against Gwinnett and had a five-game point streak (2G, 5A) from 11/6/10 – 11/13/10.

Mark your calendars! The Road Warriors are back on home ice to take on the Wheeling Nailers tonight at 7:05 p.m. at the BI-LO Center. The Road Warriors are offering their Friday Family Four-Pack which features four gold-level tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas, four bags of chips, and four pretzels for $48.

Their Thanks for Giving Weekend continues as well with a blanket drive to benefit Miracle Hill Ministries. Fans who donate a winter blanket will get a buy-one-get-one ticket coupon good for the December 15 home game. For more information call 864-674-PUCK.

THREE ROAD WARRIORS CALLED UP TO AHL

Greenville Road WarriorsThe Greenville Road Warriors announced today that three of their players have received their first call up to the American Hockey League of the season.

Goalie Nic Riopel and defenseman Cullen Eddy have been recalled from their loans to the Road Warriors by the Adirondack Phantoms. Riopel, who is tied for the league lead with six victories, posted his first professional shutout last Saturday with 32 saves in a 3-0 win over the Florida Everblades. Riopel has been especially strong at the BI-LO Center where he has won five straight starts and is 6-1-1 on the season. Eddy, meanwhile, is third among defenseman on the Road Warriors with three points (1G, 2A) through eight games. The rookie, out of Mercyhurst College, has the second best plus/minus rating on the team at +5.

Additionally, Julien Brouillette was loaned to the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers. The fourth-year defenseman played his last two ECHL seasons with the Checkers before they moved up a league. It will be Brouillette’s third tour of duty in the AHL after playing three games with Providence (1A) and 24 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack (1G, 3A) in 2009-10. The 23-year-old currently leads ECHL defensemen in goals (6), points (11), shorthanded goals (1), and plus/minus (+9).

The three players are expected to be in uniform tonight when the Phantoms visit the Checkers at Time Warner Cable Arena. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, it is expected that all three will return in time for the Road Warriors’ game tomorrow night against the Wheeling Nailers at 7:05 p.m.

Mark your calendars! The Road Warriors are back on home ice to take on the Wheeling Nailers at 7:05 p.m. on November 18. The Road Warriors will be having Dollar Draught Thursday with select fountain drinks and draught beers on sale for just $1. The Road Warriors will also kick off their Thanks for Giving Weekend with a winter coat drive to benefit the Salvation Army. Fans who bring a new, or gently used coat, will receive a buy-one-get-one ticket coupon to the December 14 home game. Group seats also are available and with a group of 10 or more you can save on the box office price, receive preferred seating based on availability and much more. Contact a Road Warriors group sales representative by calling 864-674-PUCK.