The South Carolina Stingrays (32-22-4-1) fell to the Greenville Road Warriors (35-20-2-2) 2-1 in overtime Friday evening at the Bi-Lo Center.
After a scoreless first period, Stingrays forward Daniel Koger put the Stingrays up 1-0 at 5:11 of the second frame slipping a wrist shot past the right pad of Road Warriors goaltender Jason Missiaen (W, 27 saves on 28 shots) from the bottom of the right-wing circle. Forwards Mike Hamilton and Josh Turnbull earned assists.
Road Warriors forward Brandon Wong tied the contest with 1:34 left in the third period sliding a shot under the right pad of Stingrays netminder Philipp Grubauer (OTL, 29 saves on 31 shots). Forward Justin Bowers grabbed the lone assist.
In overtime, Bowers completed the comeback knocking a rebound past Grubauer at 4:25 from defensemen Wes Cunningham and Lee Baldwin. The Stingrays finished the night 0-for-3 on the power play while the Road Warriors went 0-for-5.
The Stingrays wrap up their regular-season series against the Gwinnett Gladiators tomorrow, Saturday, March 3 at 7:05 p.m. at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Tuesday, March 6 is 2-for-1 Ticket Night with the Stingrays! Get two tickets for the price of one at the North Charleston Coliseum Box Office and watch the Stingrays square off against the Trenton Titans at 7:05 p.m.!