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Encyclopedia > South Carolina Stingrays
South Carolina Stingrays
Founded 1993
Home ice North Charleston Coliseum
Based in Charleston, South Carolina
Colors red, white, and blue
League ECHL
Head coach Jason Fitzsimmons
Assistant Coach Jared Bednar
Owners Jerry Zucker (businessman), Edwin Pearlstine, Greenwald Family

The South Carolina Stingrays are an ECHL team based in North Charleston, South Carolina, a suburb of the metropolitan area of Charleston, South Carolina and have become one of the longest established teams in the ECHL. Since 2004, the team has been affiliated with the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (845x530, 19 KB) Summary South Carolina Stingrays logo Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The North Charleston Coliseum is a 12,405-seat multi-purpose arena in North Charleston, South Carolina, part of the North Charlston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center, and Convention Center complex built in 1993 (the Performing Arts Center and Convention Center opened in 1999) located on the access road to Charleston... Flag Seal Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey with teams scattered across the United States and Canada, generally regarded as a tier below the American Hockey League. ... Jason Fitzsimmons (G) Goalie Born Jun 3 1971 -- Regina, SASK Height 5. ... Jerry Zucker is an American businessman who owns the majority of HBC - the Hudsons Bay Company, Canadas oldest company. ... The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey with teams scattered across the United States and Canada, generally regarded as a tier below the American Hockey League. ... North Charleston is a city located in South Carolina. ... A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or hubs. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... The Washington Capitals are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Washington, D.C. // Facts Founded: 1974 Arena: Verizon Center (formerly known as MCI Center) Former Arena: US Airways Arena (previously known as Capital Centre, US Air Arena) Uniform colors: Blue, black, and bronze Logo design: Two logos: 1... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ...


The Stingrays play their home games at the North Charleston Coliseum. The North Charleston Coliseum is a 12,405-seat multi-purpose arena in North Charleston, South Carolina, part of the North Charlston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center, and Convention Center complex built in 1993 (the Performing Arts Center and Convention Center opened in 1999) located on the access road to Charleston...


The ECHL team began in 1993 with an ownership group which included Marcel Dionne, but was sold shortly afterwards to a local investment group led by Edward Pearlstine, a Charleston businessman, and the team has won two ECHL Kelly Cup Championships, in 1997 and 2001. They are the only ECHL team in the 17-year history to win both a regular season and postseason championship in the same year. Marcel Elphege Little Beaver Dionne (born August 3, 1951, in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey centre in the National Hockey League, and is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. ... The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey with teams scattered across the United States and Canada, generally regarded as a tier below the American Hockey League. ... The Kelly Cup goes to play-off champion of the East Coast Hockey League. ...


There are three retired numbers:


12 - Mark Bavis, who played from 1994-96 when the Stingrays were an affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres. Bavis, by then a Los Angeles Kings scout, was killed along with Kings Director of Pro Scouting Garnet Bailey on United Airlines Flight 175 when Al Qaeda terrorists hijacked the airliner, and steered it towards the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The Stingrays retired his jersey before the start of the 2001-02 season. The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Garnet Ace Bailey (b. ... United Flight 175 crashes into the World Trade Center United Airlines Flight 175 was a morning flight that regularly flew from Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts to LAX in Los Angeles, California (Boston-Los Angeles route). ... Osama bin Laden founded al-Qaeda in the 1990s. ... , This article is about the former World Trade Center complex in New York City. ... The World Trade Center on fire The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. ...


14 - David Seitz, who played from 1996-2004 and was a popular forward on the franchise with team records in goals, assists, and points, including over 200 goals and 500 points overall, fifth on the ECHL's all-time assists list, and two ECHL Kelly Cups. Seitz's retirement, caused by an ECHL restriction on experienced players on a roster after the Stingrays signed players for a road trip, sent shockwaves in the community.


24 - Brett Marietti. A popular player and former captain, Marietti retired after the 2002-03 season, and management promptly retired his jersey in 2003. Marietti's Tenure as captain ranks among the longest in ECHL history for a player to captain a single team.

Founded: 1993-1994
Arena: North Charleston Coliseum (capacity 10,429)
Uniform colors: red, white, and blue
Logo design: A stingray eating a hockey stick.
Affiliates: Washington Capitals (NHL), Hershey Bears (AHL)
Division titles won: 4 (1994-95, 1996-97, 1997-98, 2000-01)
Regular season titles won: 1 (1996-97)
League championships won: 2 (1996-97, 2000-01)

1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... The North Charleston Coliseum is a 12,405-seat multi-purpose arena in North Charleston, South Carolina, part of the North Charlston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center, and Convention Center complex built in 1993 (the Performing Arts Center and Convention Center opened in 1999) located on the access road to Charleston... The Washington Capitals are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Washington, D.C. // Facts Founded: 1974 Arena: Verizon Center (formerly known as MCI Center) Former Arena: US Airways Arena (previously known as Capital Centre, US Air Arena) Uniform colors: Blue, black, and bronze Logo design: Two logos: 1... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The Hershey Bears are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is regarded as the top professional hockey league in North America outside the National Hockey League (NHL). ...

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ECHL
2006-07 teams: Alaska Aces | Augusta Lynx | Bakersfield Condors | Charlotte Checkers | Cincinnati Cyclones | Columbia Inferno | Dayton Bombers | Florida Everblades | Fresno Falcons | Gwinnett Gladiators | Idaho Steelheads | Johnstown Chiefs | Las Vegas Wranglers | Long Beach Ice Dogs | Pensacola Ice Pilots | Phoenix Roadrunners | Reading Royals | San Diego Gulls | South Carolina Stingrays | Stockton Thunder | Texas Wildcatters | Toledo Storm | Trenton Titans | Utah Grizzlies | Victoria Salmon Kings | Wheeling Nailers
Planned 2007-08 teams: Mississippi Sea Wolves | Myrtle Beach Thunderboltz | Reno Raiders
Trophies and Awards: Patrick J. Kelly Cup
Related Articles: NHL | AHL | UHL | CHL | SPHL | World Cup

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South Carolina Stingrays - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (382 words)
The South Carolina Stingrays are an ECHL team based in North Charleston, South Carolina, a suburb of the metropolitan area of Charleston, South Carolina and have become one of the longest established teams in the ECHL.
The Stingrays play their home games at the North Charleston Coliseum.
The ECHL team began in 1993 with an ownership group which included Marcel Dionne, but was sold shortly afterwards to a local investment group led by Edward Pearlstine, a Charleston businessman, and the team has won two ECHL Kelly Cup Championships, in 1997 and 2001.
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