Jacksonville Icemen at South Carolina Stingrays: ECHL preview, Dec. 18

Jacksonville Icemen forward Jake Elmer (59) passes the puck defended by South Carolina Stingrays defenseman Patrick Holway (2) during the second period of an ECHL hockey game at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.  [Gary Lloyd McCullough/For the Jacksonville Icemen]
Jacksonville Icemen forward Jake Elmer (59) passes the puck defended by South Carolina Stingrays defenseman Patrick Holway (2) during the second period of an ECHL hockey game at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. [Gary Lloyd McCullough/For the Jacksonville Icemen]

Who: Jacksonville Icemen at South Carolina Stingrays.

When: 6:05 p.m. Saturday.

Where: North Charleston Coliseum, Charleston, S.C.

The skinny: The Icemen, winners of 11 of their last 13, will play the Stingrays in three of their next four contests. ... Jacksonville forward Craig Martin has scored nine goals and eight assists in his last 10 games. ... The first-place Florida Everblades and the Icemen have opened up a five-point gap over the chase pack, in which only three points separate third from seventh place.

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This article originally appeared on Florida Times-Union: ECHL hockey preview: Jacksonville Icemen-South Carolina Stingrays, December 18

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