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AND THE NOMINEES ARE…

Greenville Road WarriorsROAD WARRIORS WANT YOUR NOMINATIONS FOR HOMETOWN HEROES

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors are looking for help from their fans in the Upstate to honor hometown heroes at Road Warriors home games this season.

Presented by Exec3 Corp Security and Protection Services, the Hometown Heroes program will honor members of the military and public servants in a pre-game ceremony at Road Warriors home games. Fans can nominate military veterans, active duty military and current or former public servants to take part in Hometown Heroes by filling out the nomination form.

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WARRIORS LOOK TO DULL THE STING OF THE RAYS

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

Tonight the Greenville Road Warriors wrap up a stretch of 13 consecutive games against South Division foes by visiting the Low-Country to take on the South Carolina Stingrays.

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BOWERS MOVING TO BEER-TOWN

Greenville Road Warriors

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that center Justin Bowers has been loaned to the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.

Bowers was the ECHL Player of the Month for January with 28 points (10G, 18A) in 15 games and is Greenville’s leading scorer with 57 points (14G, 43A). His point total is tied for second most in the ECHL while his 43 assists lead the league as do his 20 power-play assists and 24 power-play points.

BOUNCING BACK FOR ROADIES

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

Tonight the Greenville Road Warriors get their second crack at the division-leading Gwinnett Gladiators in as many nights as they travel to the Arena at Gwinnett Center for their fifth of six straight road games.

The Road Warriors (26-17-2, 54 pts.) visit Gwinnett (24-12-10, 58 pts.) today for the 11th of 17 meetings this season between the clubs. Fans can follow the action by watching live on America One or listening at Greenvilleroadwarriors.com.  The Road Warriors are 6-4-0 this season against the Gladiators and 16-11-0 overall in their history against Gwinnett. After splitting a pair of back-to-back games with Gwinnett in Duluth in mid-October, the Road Warriors have found the sledding much tougher on the road against Gwinnett and have lost three straight there. Gwinnett’s defense has been largely responsible for the Road Warriors’ defeats as it has limited Greenville to an average of 1.25 goals per game in the Gladiators’ four victories on home ice. Greenville scored four goals in its lone victory in Duluth on October 22.

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SHUT OUT BY GLADIATORS

Greenville Road Warriors VERSUS      Gwinnett Gladiators

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

Despite their best efforts, the Greenville Road Warriors could not score on Friday night in Gwinnett and fell 3-0 to the Gladiators. The loss dropped Greenville to 26-17-2 on the season.

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MCNAUGHT A ROAD WARRIOR

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

The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that forward Randy McNaught has been loaned to the club by the American Hockey League’s Connecticut Whale.

After beginning the season with the University of Calgary, McNaught signed an AHL contract with the Whale on January 23, 2012. He appeared in one game with the Whale and was held without a point in a 2-1 loss against Springfield on January 28. Prior to making his pro debut, McNaught was scoreless and had 24 penalty minutes with the University of Calgary this season.

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BOWERS A WARRIOR AND ECHL PLAYER OF THE MONTH

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

Justin Bowers of the Greenville Road Warriors is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Player of the Month for January.

Bowers joins Brendan Connolly (November 2010) and Jeff Prough (November 2011) as the third Road Warrior to receive the monthly honor. He had 10 goals and 18 assists for 28 points in 15 games in January.

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ECHL Player of the Week – Justin Bowers

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

Justin Bowers of the Greenville Road Warriors is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 23-29.

Bowers is the first Road Warrior to be honored as the player of the week. The 26-year-old forward scored three goals, added six assists, and was a +6 last week as the Road Warriors swept a three-game series at Florida.

Bowers scored a goal, added two assists, and was a +3 in a 6-3 win on Wednesday and added three assists in a 4-3 overtime victory on Thursday. He closed the week with two goals, including the game winner, and an assist in a 3-2 win on Saturday, giving him multiple points in each of his last five games.

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BLADES DULLED BY WARRIOR GOALS

Greenville Road Warriors     VERSUS     Florida Everblades

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors capped off a sweep of the Florida Everblades on Saturday night with a 3-2 win at Germain Arena. The win improved Greenville to 26-16-2 on the season and, coupled with an Elmira loss, moved Greenville into the top spot in the Eastern Conference.

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SUNNY FLORIDA AGAIN FOR THE WARRIORS

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

Tonight the Greenville Road Warriors close out their three-game series against the Florida Everblades at Germain Arena. It will be the final meeting of the season between the South Division rivals.