Stingrays add AHL experience with Owens

North Charleston, S.C. – The
South Carolina Stingrays and Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Spencer Carbery announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Jordan Owens.

The Stingrays are the ECHL affiliate of the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League and the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League.

Last season, Owens, 27, recorded 31 points (13g-18a) in 31 games with Soenderjyske in Denmark and helped the team capture the league championship with nine points (6g-3a) in 16 postseason contests. Entering his seventh professional season, the Toronto, Ontario native skated in 311 American Hockey League games from 2007-12 with the Hartford Wolf Pack/Connecticut Whale and Grand Rapids Griffins totaling 111 points (37g-74a) and 347 penalty minutes. During the 2007-08 season, Owens appeared in 20 games with the ECHL’s Charlotte Checkers netting 13 points (3g-10a).

Prior to turning pro, the 6-foot, 180-pound forward played three seasons of junior hockey with the Mississauga IceDogs of the Ontario Hockey League tallying 153 points (69g-84a) in 192 games.