The Bruins have a new ECHL affiliate, as the team announced it has entered into an affiliation relationship with the South Carolina Stingrays. The B’s previous ECHL club was the Reading Royals, with whom they’d been affiliated since the 2009-10 season.
The Stingrays had been the Capitals’ ECHL affiliate from 2004 to 2012.
Fun fact, per the Bruins’ PR: Rich Peverley ‘s first professional season came with the Stingrays in 2004-05. He scored 30 goals and added 28 assist for 58 points in that season.