Stingrays acquire Boyd, Grimshaw at trade deadline
The South Carolina Stingrays made two moves at the ECHL trade deadline Thursday afternoon.
The Stingrays traded defenseman Art Bidlevskii and forward Phil Mangan for Bakersfield forward Peter Boyd. The Stingrays also acquired the ECHL rights of defenseman Ryan Grimshaw from the Trenton Titans. The acquisition of Grimshaw completes the future considerations portion of the Mike Ullrich trade made earlier this season.
Boyd, 25, has 18 goals and 11 assists for 29 points in 50 games for the Condors this season. Last season, former Ohio State star had 40 points (17 goals, 23 assists) in 61 games in Bakersfield. Boyd played in 11 games for the Lake Erie Monsters during in 2011 recording one point. Boyd is reunited with former Condor and current Stingrays forward Robby Dee.
Bidlevskii, 21, played in 44 games with the Stingrays scoring one goal and adding three assists. Mangan, 26, joined the Stingrays in a trade with the Stockton Thunder earlier this season and appeared in 24 contests scoring 11 points (four goals, seven assists).
Meanwhile, Grimshaw, 23, is currently with the Toronto Marlies, of the American Hockey League and played in 12 games recording no points. With the Titans, the Rochester, NY, native recorded six points on three goals, three assists in 23 games. Currently in his first full professional season, Grimshaw attended Harvard University for four seasons totaling 26 points (four goals, 22 assists) in 121 contests.