NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Stingrays, ECHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals, have re-signed forward Joe Devin, Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Ryan Warsofsky announced.
For the second straight season with South Carolina, Devin, 28, played a key role for the Stingrays in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Scituate, Mass. native finished the playoffs tied for the team lead with 10 goals and collected 19 points. Devin scored the double-overtime winning goal in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals versus Adirondack, propelling the Stingrays to the Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive season. Over his last two postseason campaigns, Devin has scored four goals in Game 7’s, including the triple-overtime winning goal versus Toledo that sent the Stingrays to the Kelly Cup Finals in 2015.
Devin split time in the 2015-16 regular season with the Stingrays and the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League. He collected 41 points (18g-23a) in 55 games with South Carolina and served as an alternate captain for the club. He also scored seven points (5-2a) in 16 games with Lake Erie where he played for Stingrays Hall of Famer Jared Bednar.
In total, Devin has played in 154 ECHL games, collecting 90 points (43g-47a) with Cincinnati and South Carolina. He skated four seasons at Cornell University, and was the captain his senior year prior to turning professional in 2011.