July 25, 2012
Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, July 25, that the club has entered into an affiliation relationship with the South Carolina Stingrays of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). Under the affiliation arrangements, the Bruins will be able to designate players within their development system for assignment to the Stingrays during the 2012-13 season.
|Rich Peverley started his pro career with South Carolina|
Bruins forward Rich Peverley played his first professional season with South Carolina in 2004-05, registering 30-28=58 totals and 72 penalty minutes in 69 games. For more information on the Stingrays, visit www.stingrayshockey.com.
The Reading Royals previously served as Boston’s ECHL affiliate for three seasons, from 2009-10 through the 2011-12 season.
*Information gathered from http://bruins.nhl.com