South Carolina Stingrays sign forward Peter Boyd
The South Carolina Stingrays have resigned forward Peter Boyd for the 2013-14 season.
After being acquired at the ECHL trade deadline from the Bakersfield Condors last season, Boyd, 25, recorded four goals and six assists for 10 points in 10 games with the Stingrays and pitched in a goal in four Kelly Cup Playoff contests. In 50 games with the Condors, the Cambridge-Narrows, New Brunswick, product registered 29 points (18 goals, 11 assists).
“We were very fortunate to get Peter at the trade deadline last season,” said South Carolina Stingrays coach Spencer Carbery. “His worth ethic, attitude and offensive skills make him an a valuable addition to our roster for the upcoming season. We expect Peter to be one of our offensive leaders this year.”
Entering his third professional season, Boyd has 79 points (39 goals, 40 assists) in 121 total ECHL games, all with Bakersfield and South Carolina. Prior to turning pro, the 5-foot-10, 190-pound forward attended Ohio State University for four seasons acquiring 113 points (39 goals, 74 assists) in 159 games. After his senior season (2010-11), Boyd saw action in the American Hockey League with the Lake Erie Monsters, picking up one assist in 11 games.