Stingrays in Conference Finals — Games Saturday and Monday


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Did you think hockey season was over? Well think again. The S.C. Stingrays have made it to the American Conference, and they’ve got two home games coming up. Here’s the lowdown from the Stingrays’ website:

South Carolina (42-23-6) finished off Florida in a six-game series Tuesday night (4-3 in overtime) and also knocked off Charlotte in a six-game affair in the opening round of the playoffs. It is the second straight season that these clubs have met in the American Conference Finals. The Stingrays have won the Kelly Cup twice (1997 and 2001). It is the fourth trip to the conference finals for South Carolina and the third trip for Cincinnati. The Stingrays are 2-1 in conference finals series having captured the Kelly Cup in 1997 and 2001 while the Cyclones are 1-1 having defeated South Carolina on their way to the Kelly Cup in 2008 and losing in seven games to eventual Kelly Cup winner Atlantic City in 2003.

Support the ‘Rays as they take to the ice Sat., May 10 and Mon., May 11 at 7:05 p.m. at the North Charleston Coliseum. Call (843) 744-2248 to order tickets.

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