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GREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that they have signed defensemen Wes Cunningham, T.J. Fast, and Jeff Caister for the 2011-12 season.

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Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that they have re-signed last season’s captain, T.J. Reynolds, and former ECHL All-Star Matt Schepke.

Reynolds, 30, returns after patrolling the Road Warriors’ blue line for 71 games last season. In the 2010-11 campaign, Reynolds led the Road Warriors with 206 penalty minutes, 12 major penalties, and 46 minor penalties. His penalty minutes and minor penalties totals were also most among all ECHL defensemen while the 12 majors were fourth. Reynolds also had a productive year points-wise as his 14 assists were the second most of his career and third most among Road Warriors defensemen. He is entering his 10th season of professional hockey and qualifies as a veteran under ECHL rules because he has played in 475 professional games. ECHL teams can have no more than four non-goalie veterans (260 or more regular season professional games) on their roster.

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Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors announced today the list of protected players that they submitted to the ECHL.

Teams are allowed to protect as many players as they wish provided the players protected meet the guidelines as defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association which state that teams shall retain the rights to each player that:

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Greenville Road Warriors

GREENVILLE, SCThe Greenville Road Warriors‘ inaugural season in the ECHL came to an end on Wednesday, April 27 in overtime of Game Seven against the Wheeling Nailers. The Eastern Conference semifinal series was the 22nd series in the history of the ECHL to go seven games.

Kelly Cup Playoffs Record: 6-5-0

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AHL LogoIt’s getting close to that time of year again where awards are being talked about in the AHL. Monday, the AHL announced it’s list of nominee’s, one from each team. For the team’s Howlings covers, Jared Nightingale of the Connecticut Whale was nominated (see release below) and Mike Murphy of the Charlotte Checkers (see release below) were both the choice of their respective organizations.

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