Tag Archives: Trenton Devils

PROUGH ROAD WARRIORS BACK TO WHALE

Connecticut WhaleWHALE RECALL FORWARD JEFF PROUGH FROM ECHL GREENVILLE

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4th-year Pro is Tied for Road Warriors’ Points Lead

Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Whale has recalled forward Jeff Prough from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.

Prough, 25, a fourth-year pro out of Brown University, is tied for the Road Warriors’ team lead in points, with 12 goals and 13 assists for 25 points, along with eight penalty minutes, in 21 games.  The 5-9, 180-pound Dearborn Heights, MI native split last season between the AHL’s Albany Devils and the Trenton Devils of the ECHL.  In 16 games with Albany, his first career AHL stint, Prough tallied one goal and added four assists for five points and served four minutes in penalties, and in ECHL action he had 25 goals, good for second on the Trenton team, and 17 assists for 42 points, third-most on the squad, in only 48 games.

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WHALERS WATCH with BRITTANY BURKE

BY: Brittany Burke

The Danbury Whalers of the Federal Hockey League have officially announced the signing of forward, Nick Deschenes.

The Whalers President, partner and CFO, Alan Friedman announced the major signing today at the Danbury Ice Arena, with just a little over five weeks until the puck drops on Thursday, Oct. 7.

Deschenes will be pulling double duty on the team, both as a forward and the team’s assistant coach, helping Head Coach Phil Esposito.

This isn’t the first stint in Connecticut for the Canadian born hockey player; he attended Yale University in New Haven, Conn., in the late 90’s, serving as a Bull dog from 1999-2003. While at Yale, Deschenes scored 36 goals in 114 games.

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A NEW FACE IN GREENVILLE

GREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that they have acquired the rights to Ryan Hayes from the Trenton Titans in exchange for the rights to Matt Schepke.

Hayes, 22, is entering his second season of professional hockey in 2011-12. As a rookie with the Trenton Devils last season Hayes posted 50 points (23G, 27A) in 63 games along with 47 penalty minutes. He was the top scoring rookie on the Devils, second overall on the team, and the sixth-highest scoring rookie in the ECHL. A 5-9, 180-pound forward, Hayes attended the New Jersey Devils prospects camp last summer after finishing his junior career with the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League.

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SOME LUCKY BEEDLES ARE GREEN

Danbury Whalers 2Danbury Whalers president and general manager, Herm Sorcher announced are the resigning of forward/defenseman Lynn Beedle  for the 2011-12 hockey season.

Beedle, a native of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania,  played in 31 games tallying three goals and five assists while playing a key role for the Whalers last season centering the team’s checking line. His versatility to play both up front and on the blue line provided the team far greater lineup flexibility when late season injuries became an issue.

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WARRIORS AND JACKALS PREVIEW

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC – The Road Warriors‘ busy weekend at home continues tonight with their second game in as many days. It’s another brand new opponent visiting the BI-LO Center at the puck drops at 7:05 p.m. between the Road Warriors and Elmira Jackals.

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WARRIORS SPOOK DEVILS

Greenville Road Warriors VERSUS  Trenton Devils

GREENVILLE, SC The Road Warriors‘ Mark Voakes scored his sixth game-winning goal of the season with just over a minute left in overtime to lift the Road Warriors to a 3-2 win in their only meeting this season against the Trenton Devils at the BI-LO Center on Friday night. The victory improved Greenville’s record to 36-20-3 for the season.

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GREENVILLE LOOK TO BEDEVIL TRENTON

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors kick off the final month of their schedule tonight with their first, and only, game of the season against the Trenton Devils. Off the ice, Church Night and a free post-game concert by MyCalvary highlight the evening’s promotions.

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ROAD WARRIORS RECEIVE BOURDON FROM ADIRONDACK

Greenville Road WarriorsGREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Road Warriors announced today that defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon has been reassigned to the team by the Philadelphia Flyers from the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League.

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RIOPEL EARNS GOALIE OF THE WEEK FOR SECOND TIME

Greenville Road WarriorsPRINCETON, NJ – Nic Riopel of the Greenville Road Warriors is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 21-27. He also won the award for the week of Oct. 25-31.

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ROAD WARRIORS WEEKLY #20: 2/28/11-3/6/11

GREENVILLE, SC The Greenville Road Warriors earned seven out of a possible eight points in their games last week to improve their standing atop the South Division. This week features plenty of new faces at the BI-LO Center as the Road Warriors play host to a pair of brand new opponents; the Trenton Devils and Elmira Jackals.

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