The East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) South Carolina Stingrays
have signed former Vernon Vipers defenceman Steve Weinstein.
Weinstein finished his first full professional season last year, started the 2015-16 season with the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Cincinnati Cyclones after signing with the Cyclones July 15, 2015. Weinstein signed with the American Hockey League (AHL) Lake Erie Monsters December 27th 2015. After playing in four games with the Monsters Weinstein picked up one assist before returning to Cincinnati. In 52 games last season with the Cyclones Weinstein collected (3-goals-19-assists-22-points). The Cyclones traded Weinstein to South Carolina June 3rd 2016.
Weinstein finished his fourth and final year with Bentley University in 2014-15 before signing an amateur try-out contract with the American Hockey League (AHL) Springfield Falcons on March 23rd 2015. Weinstein had just one assist in three games with the Falcons.
Weinstein played three seasons in Vernon (2008-2011) in 153 regular season games with the Vipers collected (10-goals-49-assists-59-points).
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Stingrays agree to terms with Weinstein
July 28, 2016
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Stingrays, ECHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals, have agreed to terms with defenseman Steve Weinstein, Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Ryan Warsofsky announced.
Weinstein completed his rookie season with Cincinnati last year. He skated in 52 games with the Cyclones, scoring 22 points (3g-19a). The Los Angeles native also appeared in four games with Lake Erie of the American Hockey League, skating for Stingrays Hall of Famer Jared Bednar’s squad. He notched one assist for the Monsters.
The 25-year-old played four seasons of collegiate hockey at Bentley College, skating in 145 games and registering 105 points (14g-91a). He served as an alternate captain during his senior season, and was named the Atlantic Hockey Association’s Best Defenseman during the 2014-15 campaign. He was a two-time member of the All-Atlantic First Team. Prior to his time in the NCAA, Weinstein helped the Vernon Vipers of the British Columbia Hockey League to three straight championships.