Forward Maxime Lacroix recorded a hat trick as the South Carolina Stingrays defeated the Gwinnett Gladiators, 5-2, in front of 6,114 during the sixth annual Pink in the Rink on Saturday night at the North Charleston Coliseum.
Lacroix opened the scoring with a goal at 14:34 of the first period. Two minutes into the second, Lacroix scored his eighth goal of the season. Then at 10:17, he completed the hat trick on a man-advantage.
The Stingrays host the Gladiators today at 4 p.m.