Stingrays Fall to Gladiators on Family Four Pack Friday
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC -
The South Carolina Stingrays (23-6-1-2) fell to the Gwinnett Gladiators (11-19-0-2) 4-0 at the North Charleston Coliseum Friday evening, snapping a four-game winning streak.
Gladiators forward Brenden Walker broke a scoreless tie 2:48 into the second period slipping a shot over the glove of Stingrays goaltender Jeff Jakaitis (L, 25 saves on 29 shots) from the left-wing circle. Forward Maxime Legault gave the Gladiators a two-goal lead moments later with his seventh goal of the season. With 57 seconds remaining in the period, Gladiators leading scorer EvanBloodoff made it 3-0, his 11 tally of the campaign and fifth against the Stingrays.
Bloodoff wrapped up the game scoring on the power play at 11:35 of the third period. Gladiators goaltender Brad Philips picked up his first shutout of the season stopping all 39 Stingrays shots. The Stingrays finished the contest 0-for-7 on the power play while the Gladiators went 1-for-2.
Don't miss Darius Rucker Night tomorrow, Saturday, January 4 at 7:05 vs. the Greenville Road Warriors at the North Charleston Coliseum! The Lowcountry native and Country-music star sings the National Anthem and the first 2,000 fans receive a Darius Ruckerbobblehead honoring his roots in the Lowcountry! Parking is free!