Seitz Joins Stingrays’ Hall of Fame Saturday

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Stingrays will induct Dave Seitz into The Post and Courier Stingrays Hockey Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Seitz, who retired after the 2003-04 season, becomes the fifth inductee joining Mark Bavis, Rob Concannon, Brett Marietti and Rick Vaive.

A native of Grand Island, N.Y., Seitz played eight seasons for the Stingrays, finishing with 587 points (217g-370a) in 489 games and retired as the holder of virtually every offensive team record, including the rookie records for goals (43) and points (93). He was chosen to participate in the ECHL All-Star Game twice and was named Second Team All-ECHL in 2002.

He was named Most Valuable Player of the 2001 Kelly Cup Playoffs after scoring 28 points (13g-15a) in 18 games while helping South Carolina win its second title. He ranks fifth in the ECHL in career playoff points (73) and eighth in career playoff goals (29), including 24 points (9g-15a) in the 1997 Kelly Cup Playoffs when he helped the Stingrays win their first title.