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GAME PREVIEW (6/21/2021): SWAMP RABBITS at STINGRAYS, 7:05 PM EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS (GAME 4)

Monday, June 21st
GAME PREVIEW (6/21/2021): SWAMP RABBITS at STINGRAYS, 7:05 PM EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS (GAME 4)

Greenville, SC – Tonight, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits battle the South Carolina Stingrays in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. South Carolina leads the best-of-five series, 2-1, after a dramatic victory in Game 3 on Saturday.       Greenville Swamp Rabbits (4-3) at South Carolina Stingrays (5-3)June 21, 2021 | 7:05 PM | Eastern Conference Finals, Game #4 | Carolina Ice Palace  Referees: Jacob Rekucki (20), Sean MacFarlane (4)Linesmen: Brady Fagan (89), Tarrington Wyonzek (#88)2021 KELLY CUP PLAYOFFS INFO SERIES MATCHUP SHEET Broadcast Information: (Pre-game 6:45 p.m.)WATCH LIVE: https://www.flohockey.tv/LISTEN LIVE: https://mixlr.com/swamp-rabbitsVoice of the Swamp Rabbits, Matt Trust on the call GAME 3 RECAP:The South Carolina Stingrays scored three unanswered goals in the final period to rally past the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, 3-2, on Saturday night at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Greenville opened the scoring with two strikes in the middle stanza. Liam Pecararo tallied on a backhander at 1:44, followed by Max Zimmer’s first of the postseason at 9:09. The Swamp Rabbits led 2-0 after 40 minutes with a 28-19 advantage in shots. In the third period, Justin Florek brought the Stingrays within 2-1 on a redirection at 9:28. Matthew Weis found the equalizer at 16:43, and Dan DeSalvo completed the comeback with the game-winner marker at 19:40. Final shots finished even at 34-34. Greenville finished 0-for-1 on the power play and 4-for-5 on the penalty kill. DUELING NETMINDERS:In the Eastern Conference Finals, both Ryan Bednard and John Lethemon have made two appearances in goal for the Swamp Rabbits. Lethemon is 1-0 with a 1.45 goals-against average and .960 save-percentage across appearances in Game 1 and Game 2. Hunter Shepard has started each game for the Stingrays in the series and possesses a 2-1 record with a 2.72 goals-against average and .916 save percentage. TREND SNAPPERS:In the 2020-21 regular season, Greenville published a 27-1-6-1 record when scoring the game’s first goal. The lone regulation loss came against the South Carolina Stingrays on April 25 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Prior to Greenville’s loss in Game 3, the Swamp Rabbits were 4-0 in the Kelly Cup Playoffs when scoring first. AROUND THE KELLY CUP PLAYOFFS: On Saturday night, the Fort Wayne Komets erased a 4-1 deficit in the third period and topped the Allen Americans in overtime, 5-4. The best-of-five Western Conference Finals are even at 1-1 with Game 3 scheduled tonight in Fort Wayne at 7:30 p.m.   Game 1 – Fort Wayne Komets 2 at Allen Americans 5Game 2 – Fort Wayne Komets 5 at Allen Americans 4 (OT)Game 3 – Monday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. Allen Americans at Fort Wayne KometsGame 4 – Tuesday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. Allen Americans at Fort Wayne KometsGame 5 – Wednesday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. Allen Americans at Fort Wayne Komets (If Necessary) 

#RABBITSRISING# PLAYOFF TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!Rise With Us and join us Bon Secours Wellness Arena for the return of playoff hockey! Tickets are available to purchase today here. GEAR UP!Represent the Swamp Rabbits for the 2021 Kelly Cup Playoffs by heading to our online store, the Hop Shop to purchase your Bits gear. On sale now! ABOUT USAcquired 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

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