Ryan McGinnis (D)
South Carolina Stingrays
The native of Flint, Michigan started the season in the AHL with the Manitoba, where he earned no points and 8 minutes in penalties in eight games.
Last season, McGinnis played in 47 games with the K-Wings before finishing the year with the Moose. With Kalamazoo, McGinnis racked up 33 points (5 goals, 28 assists) in the regular season. Last season with Manitoba, McGinnis played in eight regular season contests and four postseason games and earned an assist for the Moose in the playoffs.
A former 6th round (184th overall) selection in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft for the Los Angeles Kings, McGinnis spent five seasons playing junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League. Three years ago, McGinnis completed his fifth and final season of junior hockey, playing his first season for the Oshawa Generals, where he recorded 48 points (6 goals, 42 assists) and helped the Generals advance to the Conference Finals in the OHL playoffs.
Before turning pro, McGinnis spent the four previous years of his junior career with the Plymouth Whalers. McGinnis helped the Whalers capture the 2007 OHL Championship and were runners-up in the Memorial Cup Finals.
McGinnis was reassigned to Kalamazoo by the AHL’s Manitoba Moose on 11/25/10.