Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, announced that goaltender Eric Levine has signed with the team for the 2017-18 season.
Levine finished his fourth professional season in 2016-17 having spent the year with the Indy Fuel. The 29-year-old played 29 games for the Fuel and made over 900 saves. Levine faced over 40 shots in 12 different outings last year and made 40+ saves in seven of those contests. He also made a career-best 52 saves in a 6-2 win over the Tulsa Oilers on Feb. 18.
In four ECHL seasons, Levine has played for the Fuel, Colorado Eagles, Fort Wayne Komets and Utah Grizzlies. He has also amassed 37 games in the Southern Professional Hockey League with the Peoria Rivermen, Pensacola Ice Flyers and Louisiana IceGators, in addition to five Central Hockey League contests with the Allen Americans.
Levine has suited up for 58 ECHL contests and made over 1,500 saves. His 19-29-3 career record includes four shutouts, a 3.30 goals against average and a .902 save percentage. Levine enjoyed a career best year in 2015-16 with the Colorado Eagles, with a 10-7-0 record, a 2.30 goals against average, and a .915 save percentage.
Before turning pro, Levine played four seasons for the Robert Morris University Colonials. In 72 games, he earned a 30-22-11 record, a 2.69 goals against average, and a .925 save percentage.