Dee sparks Rays to victory

Forward Robby Dee scored two goals to help the South Carolina Stingrays (35-25-4-3) collect a 4-2 vicctory over the Florida Everblades (33-21-4-7) at Germain Arena on Saturday night.

Dee opened the scoring with a 5-on-3 power-play goal in the first period, tapping a pass from forward Peter Boyd past the Everblades goaltender. Defenseman Luka Vidmar added the second assist.

With 10 seconds remaining in the period, Dee blasted a shot from between the faceoff circles under the goalie’s pads. Defenseman Kevin Quick netted the lone assist.

The Everblades responded with two goals in the second.

Then Boyd buried his first goal as a Stingray on the man-advantage at 10:27 of the third period, knocking in a rebound. Forward Tyler Johnson and defenseman Ryan McGinnis assisted on the goal.

Quick sealed the victory with an unassisted empty-net goal at 18:56.

The Stingrays close a 3-game road trip against the Everblades on Sunday at 5 p.m., and return to the North Charleston Coliseum on Friday night for Hall of Fame Night.

for a home game Fridayomorrow, Sunday, March 17 at 5:00 p.m. at Germain Arena and return to the Coliseum on Friday, March 22 for Hall of Fame Night presented by the Post and Courier and Fan Appreciation Night! Vote for the Stingrays Hall of Fame at StingraysHockey.com or click here. The first 1,000 fans receive a Stingrays 2012-13 team photo courtesy of Sheila Lauffer of Data Imaging. Friday is also has FREE parking!