1. Home
  2. News
  3. RABBITS GAIN FORWARD MATTHEW STROME

RABBITS GAIN FORWARD MATTHEW STROME

Tuesday, March 30th
RABBITS GAIN FORWARD MATTHEW STROME

GREENVILLE, S.C.  The Greenville Swamp Rabbits have received forward Matthew Strome from the American Hockey League’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Strome is a under an Entry Level Contract with the Philadelphia Flyers after being selected in the 2017 NHL Draft.

A Mississauga, Ontario native, Strome joins the Upstate after appearing in three games with Lehigh Valley this season and scoring one goal. In 2019-20, the 6-foot-4, 206 pound forward debuted in the ECHL and posted 20 points for Reading (nine goals, 11 assists) in 25 games. During his time with the Royals, Strome recorded an 11-game point streak and totaled 13 points (five goals, eight assists) from Feb. 1-Feb. 28, 2020.

Prior to turning pro, Strome played four seasons with the OHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs and served as captain in 2018-19. He helped the Bulldogs to the 2018 OHL Championship with 18 points (four goals, 14 assists) in 20 playoff games.

In an additional move, goaltender Jake Kupsky has been released from his Standard Player Contract.

The Greenville Swamp Rabbits return to action tomorrow, Wednesday, March 31 and kickoff three games in four nights against their in-state rival, South Carolina Stingrays. Puck drop tomorrow is slated for 7:05 p.m. at the North Charleston Coliseum.

#RABBITSRISING#

SINGLE GAME TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!

Rise With Us and join us at Bon Secours Wellness Arena for the return of professional hockey in the United States! Single Game Tickets are available to purchase today here.

GEAR UP!

Represent the Swamp Rabbits for the 2020–21 season by heading to our online store, the Hop Shop to purchase your Bits gear. On sale now!

ABOUT US

Acquired by Spire Sports + Entertainment (SS+E) in 2020, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits hockey team have been providing family friendly, live entertainment at Bon Secours Wellness Arena since 2010. Formerly the Greenville Road Warriors, the Swamp Rabbits are the highest level professional minor league franchise in South Carolina. The Swamp Rabbits are proud affiliates of the NHL’s Florida Panthers and AHL’s Charlotte Checkers. Greenville is a member of the ECHL, Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League. Since the conclusion of the 2019-20 NHL Season, 678 former ECHL players have debuted in the NHL. Nine former Greenville Road Warriors/Swamp Rabbits have later made their NHL debut

Latest News

More News
QUINN OLSON SIGNS PTO WITH ONTARIO FOR CALDER CUP PLAYOFFS
QUINN OLSON SIGNS PTO WITH ONTARIO FOR CALDER CUP PLAYOFFS
JACOB INGHAM RECALLED TO ONTARIO PLAYOFF ROSTER
JACOB INGHAM RECALLED TO ONTARIO PLAYOFF ROSTER
SWAMP RABBITS SEASON ENDS TO ORLANDO
SWAMP RABBITS SEASON ENDS TO ORLANDO

Get Hockey Updates

Sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to know about news and upcoming games!