Dec 01 , 2023 - Apr 14 , 2024

Greenville Swamp Rabbits

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Bon Secours Wellness Arena and 25 years of hockey in the Upstate, Bon Secours Wellness Arena and the Greenville Swamp Rabbits are bringing fans something “verrry” special for opening night.

The Swamp Rabbits, ECHL affiliate of the LA Kings, and the Bon Secours Wellness Arena are proud to announce that the team’s October 21, Opening Night matchup against the Norfolk Admirals will feature a throwback theme harkening back to the glory days of the Greenville Grrrowl.

Fans in attendance for the game will be treated to a Pregame Party on the Plaza beginning at 5:00 p.m. on the plaza outside of the Furman University entrance, which will feature live music, yard games, and more.

When doors open at 6:00 p.m., fans can take a trip down memory lane by viewing special memorabilia displays showcasing iconic moments and memories of the team that placed Greenville on the map of hockey towns in 1998.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of both the arena and hockey’s arrival, fans will be treated to special 1998 pricing on select concessions during the game.

The night will also feature the return of legends of Greenville’s hockey history, members of the 1998-99 inaugural Grrrowl roster, including ECHL Hall of Famers Nick Vitucci and John Marks. They, along with several other Grrrowl legendary players and support staff will be in attendance and honored during a special in-game presentation.

Come out and meet former Head Coach John Marks and players Nick Vitucci, Ryan Stewart, Sean Venedam, Bill McCauley, Paul Bailey, Darcy Anderson, Eric Van Acker, Scott Kirton, Joel Trotter, Jason Kelly, Dennis Maxwell.

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