Stingrays add rookie forward Hrehoriak

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 forward Stephen Hrehoriakfor the 2017-18 season.

Hrehoriak played four NCAA seasons at Mercyhurst University from 2013-17 and began his professional career late last season with the Pensacola Ice Flyers of the Southern Professional Hockey League.

The native of Stittsville, Ont. suited up for 111 career college games with the Lakers, accounting for 26 points (14g-12a). At the conclusion of his 2016-17 year, Hrehoriak had four points (3g-1a) in five regular season games for Pensacola before scoring two goals in four postseason contests.

Before Mercyhurst, Hrehoriak, 24, played one season for the Pembroke Lumber Kings in the Central Canadian Hockey League after playing two seasons with the CCHL’s Hawkesbury Hawks.