Clapton, Johnson, O’Brien and Morin Highlight Stingrays 2014 Hall of Fame Ballot
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC -
The South Carolina Stingrays announced today the four nominees for the 2014 Stingrays Hall of Famepresented by The Post and Courier. Former Stingrays forwards Marty Clapton, Pierre-Luc O’Brien, Travis Morin and defenseman Trevor Johnson highlight this season’s ballot. The Post and Courier Hall of Fame Night and induction ceremony is Friday, April 11 during the Stingrays game against the Elmira Jackals at 7:05 at the North Charleston Coliseum.
Fans can vote for the Stingrays Hall of Fame using special ballots printed in editions of The Post and Courier starting this Sunday, March 23 and online at StingraysHockey.com by clicking here.
Clapton dressed for the Stingrays for six seasons (2000-06), stands fourth all-time in team history in games played (373) and is a member of the 2001 Kelly Cup Championship team. The Newton, Massachusetts, native is ninth all-time in team history in goals (75) and points (218).
O’Brien is a member of the 2009 Kelly Cup Championship team and led the Stingrays in points (52) during the 2011-12 campaign. A native of Nicolet, Quebec, O’Brien dressed for four seasons with the Stingrays (2007-09, 2010-12) and stands eighth all-time in team points (219) and tenth all-time in goals (70).
Morin, alongside O’Brien, helped capture the Kelly Cup in 2009, led the team in regular-season scoring in 2008-09 with 88 points (26 goals, 62 assists) and finished first in the ECHL in assists. The Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, native stood second in ECHL rookie scoring in 2007-08 (84 points). A two-time ECHL All-Star (2008, 2009), Morin totaled 175 points in 147 games over two full seasons with the Stingrays.
Johnson played six consecutive seasons in the Lowcountry, served as team captain and ranks third all-time in team history with 930 penalty minutes. A member of the 2001 Kelly Cup Championship team, the Davidson, Saskatchewan, native is fifth in Stingrays history with 331 games played.
The Stingrays return to the North Charleston Coliseum on Friday, March 21 for Family Four Pack Friday! Grab four tickets, four hotdogs, four sodas and large popcorn for $55 at the Coliseum Box Office and watch the Stingrays battle the Orlando Solar Bears.College and military tickets are $5 at the Box Office with ID!
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