Stingrays bring back blueliner Wade Epp

North Charleston, S.C. – The South Carolina Stingrays agreed to terms with defenseman Wade Epp, Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Spencer Carbery announced.

In his first professional season last year, Epp, 26, finished third among Stingrays defenseman in points (20) and assists (20), second on the team with 88 penalty minutes and tied for third on the Stingrays with a plus-minus rating of +19 in 61 contests. The Chilliwack, British Columbia native appeared in all 27 Kelly Cup Playoff games, picking up four assists and helped the Stingrays reach the Kelly Cup Finals for the fourth time in team history.

Prior to turning pro, Epp completed a four-year career Northern Michigan University totaling 34 points (9g-25a) in 141 games.