Swamp Rabbits Partner with ESPN Upstate

Team set to broadcast 12 games on ESPN Upstate along with a weekly Saturday morning show.

Greenville, SC – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits are pleased to announce a partnership with Entercom Upstate and ESPN Upstate for the upcoming 2018-19 season. As part of the deal, ESPN Upstate will broadcast 12 Swamp Rabbits games during the year and host a weekly Swamp Rabbits show on Saturday mornings from 9-10 a.m.

“We are excited to begin our partnership with ESPN and bring live hockey to sports fans in the Upstate. Our focus is to widen our brand and grow our fan base in the entire upstate area,” said Swamp Rabbits President & CEO Steve Donner. “Bringing live hockey games and a weekly hockey themed radio show for the first time in Swamp Rabbits history is a big step forward for our franchise.”

The Swamp Rabbits will broadcast the following games on ESPN Upstate this season.

Friday, Oct. 12 vs. Toledo 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Norfolk 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 13 at Cincinnati 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 28 vs. Norfolk 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 4 at South Carolina 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 19 at Atlanta 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Florida 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Atlanta 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 30 at Atlanta 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 26 at South Carolina 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, Mar. 28 vs. Jacksonville 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Apr. 3 at Norfolk 7:00 p.m.

All other games throughout the season will be available on Mixlr.com/swamp-rabbits/ and all 72 games during the season can be viewed at ECHL.tv.

Every Saturday morning starting on September 29 at 9 a.m., Swamp Rabbits Broadcaster Brian Tosti will be on the mic for a weekly show on ESPN Upstate. The station will also be on location for Opening Night with the Swamp Rabbits, broadcasting live at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena for the entire day.

“We’re thrilled to add twelve play-by-play broadcasts for the Greenville Swamp Rabbits to our line-up on ESPN Upstate. This is the first time live, local, Swamp Rabbit’s hockey will be on the Upstate radio,” said Steve Sinicropi, Senior VP & Market Manager of Entercom Upstate. “With the addition of Swamp Rabbits Hockey, ESPN Upstate adds one of the favorite local sports teams to our roster of Clemson, NCAA football, and basketball, NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL.  We’re excited that ESPN Upstate will be bringing live, local, hockey to our listeners”.

Tomorrow morning the Swamp Rabbits will be announcing the team’s first player signing for the 2018-19 season. Check in at SwampRabbits.com for the announcement and stay tuned to all the offseason roster moves at in our 2018-19 Player Tracker.

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Contact a Swamp Rabbits Account Executive at 864-674-PUCK (7825) for information on 2018-19 ticket plans, special group rates and hospitality opportunities and to secure your seats today! Get the latest Swamp Rabbits gear by visiting the “Hop Shop” online at SwampRabbits.com/shop to browse the full collection of fan wear and novelties!