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Alexandre Carrier Joins Thunder Roster

Glens Falls, NY - The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, announced today that it has signed forward Alexandre Carrier to a standard player contract for the 2018-2019 season. Carrier comes to the Thunder after splitting his playing time last season between the Atlanta Gladiators and Allen Americans. The 27-year old finished the 2017-2018 season with 12 points (3g-9a) in 59 games played while adding 90 combined penalty minutes. Over the course of his ECHL career,... Full Story

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Stingrays Use 4-Goal Second to Win First Game

ORLANDO, Fla. - The South Carolina Stingrays (1-2-0-0) prevailed to secure their first win of the 2018-19 season in a high-powered, rollercoaster game Tuesday night at the Amway Center, defeating the Orlando Solar Bears (1-2-0-0) by a final score of 6-5. Five Stingrays skaters had multi-point performances in the win, including a goal and an assist for forwards Grant Besse, Jonathan Charbonneau and Matt Pohlkamp, while defensemen Kevin McKernan and Tim Davison each posted two assists. The two teams traded goals in a first period that saw 35 total shots between the clubs. First, forward Gr... Full Story

Growlers Deflect the Thunder 7-3

The Newfoundland Growlers came out of the gate firing on all cylinders scoring on two of their first three shots in the game, and proceeded to fill the net all night long as they went on for a commanding 7-3 win. Giorgio Estephan sniped home his second of the season only 58 seconds in to give the Growlers their first power play goal in franchise history, and keeping the streak of scoring first each game alive in the process. Brady Ferguson extended the lead to two at 6:05 of the first period after cleaning up the rebound off a nice passing play by James Melindy and Zach O'Brien. Michael ... Full Story

Governor Cuomo Announces NY Mets, County Close To Finalizing Lease Extension To Keep Pro Baseball In Onondaga County For Next 25 Years

SYRACUSE, NY - New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the New York Mets, New York State, Onondaga County and the City Of Syracuse are committed to signing a lease extension to keep professional baseball in Onondaga County for the next 25 years. Under terms of the agreement, the New York Mets would sign a 25 year lease and the State, County and City will invest $26.25 million to modernize and upgrade NBT Bank Stadium, making it a suitable home for professional, AAA baseball for the next 25 years. Additionally, Mets officials announced that the name of the Triple-A affiliate wil... Full Story

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Most Popular Teams on OSC

The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. Columbia Fireflies - South Atlantic League (SAL)
  2. Tucson Sugar Skulls - Indoor Football League (IFL)
  3. Windy City ThunderBolts - Frontier League (FL)
  4. Lansing Ignite - United Soccer League One (USL1)
  5. Amarillo - Texas League (TL)
  6. Vancouver Warriors - National Lacrosse League (NLL)
  7. Traverse City - Northwoods League (Northwoods)
  8. Belleville Senators - American Hockey League (AHL)
  9. Newfoundland Growlers - ECHL (ECHL)
  10. Colorado Springs - Pioneer League (PL)


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BASEBALL
Affiliated Minor League Baseball
ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
College Wood Bat Baseball
Alaska, Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, GWL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL, PA, Pecos

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
G League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
AAL, AFL, CIF, IFL, NAL
Outdoor Football
AAF, CFL, XFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
MLR
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, USL, USL1
Women's Soccer
NWSL