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NEW OWNERS FOR ROAD WARRIORS

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

The Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL have been sold to Chestnut Street Sports, LLC, which is solely owned by Fred Festa, the club announced today. Continue reading

RIOPEL BACK IN GREENVILLE

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BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

GREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that goalie Nic Riopel has returned to the team from his loan to Bridgeport of the American Hockey League.

Riopel was loaned to the Sound Tigers on December 26, 2011 and backed each game that Bridgeport played. He returns to Greenville where he has build an 11-3-1 record and was named ECHL Goalie of the Week for the week ending November 13, 2011. His 11 wins lead the Road Warriors and rank fourth in the ECHL

The Road Warriors host the Florida Everblades tonight at 7:35 p.m. at the BI-LO Center. Come out for the Throwback Thursday presented by WSSL 100.5, The Greenville News, and New Rock 93.3. You can get select draft beer, fountain drinks, hot dogs, and pretzels all for just $2 and college students can get in for just $6 with a valid ID!

BIG COMEBACK RUNS OUT OF GAS IN GREENVILLE

Greenville Road Warriors VERSUS      Reading Royals

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

GREENVILLE, SC Brendan Connolly’s hat trick didn’t provide quite enough offense as the Greenville Road Warriors fell 6-4 to the Reading Royals at the BI-LO Center Friday night. The loss dropped Greenville’s record to 15-9-2 on the season.

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GREENVILLE: ROLL ME A SEVEN

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

GREENVILLE, SC Tonight the Greenville Road Warriors host the Reading Royals in their final game before a brief break over the Christmas holiday. The Road Warriors will try to extend their streak of six straight games with at least one standings point (4-0-2).

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GREENVILLE WANTS BACK-TO-BACK W’S FOR CHRISTMAS

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

GREENVILLE, SC Tonight the Greenville Road Warriors welcome the Reading Royals to the BI-LO Center for the first of back-to-back games heading into the Christmas Holiday.

The Road Warriors (15-8-1) host Reading (10-12-5) tonight for the third of six scheduled meetings between the clubs. Fans can follow the action by watching live on America One or listening at greenvilleroadwarriors.com. Greenville is looking for its first win of the season against Reading after suffering 3-2 and 7-3 setbacks in Greenville on October 15 and November 4, respectively. The Royals, meanwhile, have won two in a row and three of their last four after enduring a nine-game winless streak from November 18 to Dec. 8. The Road Warriors are averaging 45.5 shots per game against Reading this season but have been limited to five goals in the two games.

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BIG TROUBLE IN GREENVILLE

CaptureBY: Kelli Dail

GREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors‘ mascot, Rowdy the Road Hog, is missing the team announced this morning.

“We are very concerned regarding the whereabouts of Rowdy. He is a beloved member of the Road Warriors family and the Greenville community. It is our hope than anyone with information that could lead to Rowdy’s return would come forward. We have two important home games this weekend and we need Rowdy to be here for them,” said Road Warriors president and general manager Neil Smith.

Rowdy the Road Hog was last seen leaving the Roper Mountain Holiday Lights display around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday night. He was returning to the BI-LO Center where he was going to begin preparing for Greenville’s two home games against the Florida Everblades this weekend. Rowdy was wearing his usual game day attire which is his Road Warriors jersey, leg armor, battle axe, shield, and helmet.

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ROAD WARRIORS OVERWHELM STINGRAYS

Greenville Road Warriors VERSUS      South Carolina Stingrays

GREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors took down the division-leading South Carolina Stingrays 5-2 on Thursday night at the BI-LO Center. The win improved Greenville to 5-5-0 on the season.

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FLORIDA NOT SO SUNNY FOR GREENVILLE

Greenville Road Warriors      VERSUS      Florida Everblades

BY: Ray Schmitt, Voice of the Greenville Road Warriors

GREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors suffered a 5-2 defeat at the hands of the Florida Everblades on Saturday night at the BI-LO Center. The loss dropped Greenville to 4-5-0 on the season.

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THIS WEEKEND, GREENVILLE HOPES FOR “ROYAL” FAILURE

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

GREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors play their second of three home games this week as they host the Reading Royals at 7:35 p.m. at the BI-LO Center tonight.

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RIOPEL BACK IN GREENVILLE

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that goaltender Nic Riopel has signed with the team. He is expected to travel with the Road Warriors for the two road games in Gwinnett this weekend.

Riopel, 22, went 24-12-2 with Greenville as a rookie in 2010-11, and won the first game in Road Warriors history. He finished the season with a 2.79 goals-against average, a .906 save percentage and two shutouts. Riopel’s 24 victories led the Road Warriors and were fourth most in the ECHL last season. He won ECHL Goalie of the Week honors twice for the weeks of Oct. 25-31 and Feb. 21-27. Riopel also played 11 games with the American Hockey League’s Adirondack Phantoms in 2010-11 and went 3-7-0 with a 3.55 goals-against average and a .874 save percentage.

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