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Rage's Scott Wray Named CHL Player of Month

December 05, 2007
Our Sports Central/Minor League News Rage's Scott Wray Named Sherwood/CHL Player of the Month 11/02/07 - Central Hockey League (CHL) Rocky Mountain Rage Broomfield, Colo. - Rocky Mountain Rage assistant captain and leading scorer Scott Wray has been named the October Sher-wood/Central Hockey League Player of the Month. Wray ended the month ranked second in the league in overall scoring with 13 points (4g-9a) and tied for first in assists. He becomes the first Rage player in team history to garner a league monthly award. "The way Scott has played is what we expected from a player of his caliber when we signed him in the off-season," said head coach Tracy Egeland. "He's a very talented offensive player, and he's been a big reason why we've had some early success. But, we all know it's very early in the season, and there's still a long way to go before we truly accomplish anything." Wray's performance helped the Rage enter November perched atop the Northwest Division standings with a record of 4-0-1 and nine points. He began the campaign with a strong effort from the first drop of the puck, recording two goals, including both the team's first goal of the year and the game-winning tally in a season-opening win on Oct. 19 against the Odessa Jackalopes. The ninth-year pro went on to register at least one point in each game Rocky Mountain played last month and had a hand in nearly 70% of the team's goals. He also leads the team with a +9 rating, the league's best total of any player not wearing a Laredo Bucks sweater. The Rage take the ice tonight against the Colorado Eagles at Broomfield Event Center at 7:05 p.m. The first 3,000 fans at tonight's showdown will receive a Rage Magnet Schedule courtesy of Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center, Front Range Orthopedics, and Physiotherapy Associates. Single-game tickets range in price from $18-$43 per seat (parking included), and may be purchased through Ticketmaster. Log-on to www.Ticketmaster.com, call (303) 830-TIXS, or visit any Ticketmaster retail outlet. Tonight's tilt concludes a season-high, four-game home stand for Rocky Mountain, after which the club will travel to suburban Albuquerque to battle the New Mexico Scorpions tomorrow at 7:15 p.m. The live play-by-play action from both games will be broadcast on The New ESPN Radio 1600 with tonight's pre-game show beginning at 6:55 p.m. and tomorrow's airing at 7:00 p.m. Fans can also access live audio and video streaming from both games at www.rockymountainrage.com. Rage season tickets, mini-packs, and group plans are still available for the 2007-08 season by calling 303-439-RAGE. For more information, visit www.rockymountainrage.com. • Discuss this story on the Central Hockey League message board... • Digg this story • Add to Del.icio.us The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.