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ECHL: History of The Greenville Swamp Rabbits

1998-2006 Greenville Grrrowl In 1998, Greenville started a new professional sports journey in the form of a hockey team. Hockey in the upstate seemed like a high pitch for popularity, right? Well, not quite. During their first season, 1998-1999, the Grrrowl recorded 7,000 spectators per game. Though they didn’t qualify for the Kelly Cup Playoffs, […]

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It Is Too Early to Give Up on Quinton Byfield?

Amidst trade rumors surrounding Pierre-Luc Dubois to the Los Angeles Kings, many have speculated that the trade for the 25-year-old center out of Winnipeg was spurred by the lack of development surrounding former 2nd overall pick Quinton Byfield. The Kings have one of the deeper center cores in the league, with Kopitar and Danault headlining […]

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ECHL RECAP: Swamp Rabbits Final Regular Season Games turn into Sweep Domination against Division Rivals

After clinching their third consecutive Kelly Cup Playoff appearance, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits returned home for their final regular season home stand for two games. Despite clinching, the race in the South Division standings were far from over; the two games at home would potentially help them raise in the standings and would therefore determine […]

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As Injuries Plague LA, Kaliyev Gets Opportunity to Shine

As the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs approach, the Los Angeles Kings could very well be without two of their top scorers: Gabe Vilardi and Kevin Fiala. Vilardi has broken out as one of the better players on the Kings, scoring career highs in goals, assists, and points this season for a stat line of 23-18-41. […]

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ECHL: CLINCHED: Swamp Rabbits Finally Punch their Ticket to The Kelly Cup Playoffs After a Week of Struggling

Finally, after much waiting and setbacks, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits clinched the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs! This past week has been rather difficult for the Rabbits, as they’ve lost four games in a row in just a week. Yesterday, April 7, things changed significantly for this team when they battled against the Orlando Solar Bears […]

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ECHL: Swamp Rabbits Back-to-Back Home Stand Against Division Rivals Heats Up an Intense Division Standing

After the intense meeting between Toledo and Indy, the Swamp Rabbits were ready to return to home ice for a back-to-back series against division rivals Florida Everblades and Savannah Ghost Pirates. The two games at home were an opportunity for the Rabbits to potentially clinch their playoff berth and retain first place in the South […]

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Jordan Spence Deserves a Roster Spot

Amongst the Kings’ recent success, one would think there is little to no room for improvement for this already outstanding roster. Despite my initial apprehension, the Vladislav Gavrikov trade has been a smash hit. The top two defensive pairings are all but a lock, with Mikey Anderson and Drew Doughty holding down the first pairing, […]

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LA Kings win third straight game, top Ducks 4-1

The LA Kings scored four goals over the final two periods in what was a dominating effort over their rival Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night at Arena. Drew Doughty opened the scoring with his second goal of the year and his first since October 15. The former Norris Trophy winner sent a rocket from […]

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LA Kings’ unexpected hero leads comeback win over Predators

Trailing 3-1 late in the third period on Tuesday, LA Kings defenseman Matt Roy put the team on his back, scoring two goals and forcing extra time. The Kings and Nashville Predators went to a shootout, with Gabe Vilardi’s tally being the difference. Cal Petersen made his second start of the year and looked significantly […]

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Phillip Danault Bails Out Teammate in LA Kings’ 5-4 OT Win

Phillip Danault scored 1:12 into overtime to give the LA Kings a 5-4 win in the Motor City on Monday night. More importantly, it erased a mental blunder from his linemate Viktor Arvidsson in the closing seconds of regulation. Detroit emptied their net, with the Kings clinging to a 4-3 lead. Arvidsson corralled a loose […]

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