Rookie forward Nick Roberto joins Stingrays

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Stingrays, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have agreed to terms with rookie forward Nick Roberto for the 2017-18 season. The native of Wakefield, Mass. recently finished his senior season in the college ranks at Boston University.

During the 2016-17 season with the Terriers, Roberto suited up for all of the team’s 39 games and scored 14 points (5g-9a). He also made an impact as an underclassman, finishing with 18 points as a freshman during the 2013-14 season and scoring goals on the big stage with a game-winner at Madison Square Garden to beat Cornell as well as a goal and an assist against Maine at Fenway Park. Roberto played in a total of 113 games at Boston University and scored 44 points (16g-28a).

Before his time at school, Roberto spent two seasons at Kimball Union after attending Malden Catholic, where he helped win the 2011 Super 8 title. He scored 48 points (23g-25a) in 28 games for Kimball Union during the 2012-13 season and helped win the NEPSIHA Small School title by scoring an overtime winner in the championship game before enrolling at BU.