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GWINNETT STANDS IN THE WAY AS WARRIORS LOOK TO RUN THEM OVER TO THE PLAYOFFS

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

The Battle of I-85 between the Greenville Road Warriors and Gwinnett Gladiators has reached its pinnacle with tonight’s game in Greenville kicking off the final two-game series of the season between the clubs.

The Road Warriors (40-22-5, 85 pts.) host Gwinnett (38-18-11, 87 pts.) today for the 16th of 17 meetings between the clubs this season. Fans can follow the action by watching on America One or listening at  Greenvilleroadwarriors.com. Greenville is 7-6-2 this season against the Gladiators which includes a 6-1-0 mark at the BI-LO Center. The Road Warriors have lost their last three games to Gwinnett including a 3-1 setback on March 6 in Greenville which broke the Road Warriors’ nine-game home winning streak against the Gladiators. Despite that loss, Greenville has been a dominant team at home against Gwinnett and has out-scored its rival by a 26-16 margin in their seven prior games. Dating back to last season the Road Warriors are 12-4-0 at home against Gwinnett.

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HOW MUCH FUN WILL THIS BE?

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

Pucks and Paws presented by Cleveland Park Animal Hospital and Upstate Veterinary Specialists is coming up this Saturday, March 24 at 7:05 p.m. at the BI-LO Center. All fans with friendly dogs are invited to bring their pups with them to the game.

The highlight of the night is the Small Dog Derby and there is still time to sign your pup up. Fans with dogs 20 pounds or lighter can contact the Road Warriors in advance and register their dog for the race. At the first intermission the Small Dog Derby will be held on the ice in front of thousands of fans. The dogs will start at one goal line with one of their owners then race across the ice to their other owner perched at the far goal line. The winner of the Small Dog Derby will take home a Road Warriors prize pack. To register your dog for the Small Dog Derby call 864-250-4765.

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VALLERAND BACK FROM BEING AN ICEHOG TO A ROAD WARRIOR

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

The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that forward Marc-Olivier Vallerand has returned to the club from his loan to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.

Vallerand, 22, was loaned to the IceHogs on February 29 and went on to play in seven games over his three weeks in Rockford. The second-year forward recorded two assists, seven penalty minutes, and one shootout goal on his second call up to the AHL this season. His assist on March 10 at Milwaukee was his first AHL point. Vallerand also played two games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on February 25 and 26 but was scoreless.

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BLAKE PARLETT REASSIGNED TO ECHL GREENVILLE

Bob CrawfordBY: Bob Crawford, Voice of the CT Whale

Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have reassigned defenseman Blake Parlett from the Whale to its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.

Parlett, a second-year pro, had returned to the Whale from Greenville March 10 and played in four games in his latest AHL stint.  All told this season, Parlett has suited up for 54 games with the Whale, scoring four goals and adding 10 assists for 14 points while logging 34 penalty minutes.  In seven ECHL games with the Road Warriors, he has scored one goal and added three assists for four points, and is +3 with four penalty minutes.

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CORIE A ROAD WARRIOR

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

The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that they have signed defenseman Adam Comrie.

Comrie, 21, comes to Greenville after beginning the season with the Cincinnati Cyclones. There he had six points (3G, 3A) in four games to begin the season. A second-year pro, Comrie earned eight points (4G, 4A) in 13 games with Cincinnati last season and added one goal in two playoff games. The 6-4, 215-pound rearguard spent a majority of his rookie season with Rochester of the American Hockey League where he recorded five assists and 18 penalty minutes in 44 games.

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ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY RELEASE: 3/19-3/26/12

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

With two weeks left in the regular season the Road Warriors have locked up a playoff berth. With five games remaining they are still very much in the hunt for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.

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PLAYOFF BOUND IN GREENVILLE

Greenville Road Warriors    VERSUS      Cincinatti Cyclones

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

Behind a hat trick from Brandon Wong the Greenville Road Warriors defeated the Cincinnati Cyclones 5-1 at the BI-LO Center on Sunday afternoon. The win was Greenville’s 40th of the season and clinched a second-straight Kelly Cup Playoff berth.

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GWINNETT TURNS ASIDE ROAD WARRIORS

Greenville Road Warriors    VERSUS      Gwinnett Gladiators

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

The Greenville Road Warriors fell in their final visit to the Arena at Gwinnett Center on Saturday night as they dropped a 4-3 decision to the Gwinnett Gladiators. The defeat left Greenville’s record at 39-22-5.

Click here for tonight’s box score.

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GREENVILLE LOOKS TO FEAST ON STINGRAY

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

Tonight the Road Warriors finish off a five-game road swing by taking a trip west on I-85 to pay the Gwinnett Gladiators a visit. It is Greenville’s last game at the Arena at Gwinnett Center this season.

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ROAD WARRIORS – KEEPING UP THE PACE

Greenville Road Warriors      VERSUS        South Carolina Stingrays

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

For the third time this season the Road Warriors used a late third-period goal to forge a tie before beating South Carolina in extra time. The 2-1 win in a nine-round shootout gave Greenville a 3-2 victory and improved its record to 39-21-5 on the season.

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