PRESS RELEASE — STAA member Owen Gund is the new Director of Communications and Broadcasting for the South Carolina Stingrays.
The Stingrays are the ECHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals.
Gund is a recent graduate of Boston University. He was co-sports director for the student radio station and called games for the five-time national champion BU men’s ice hockey team. This year, Gund broadcasted the Terriers’ run to the Frozen Four. Gund also called Massachusetts high school hockey games.
Gund will oversee communications efforts for South Carolina and will be the team’s primary play-by-play voice.
“Owen comes from a school with a rich hockey background. He is passionate and knowledgeable, and I can’t wait for our fans to meet him and tune into the Stingrays broadcasts,” says Stingrays President Rob Concannon.
Born and raised in Massachusetts, Gund is a lifelong hockey fan who grew up attending Boston Bruins games at TD Garden.
“This is a dream come true for me. I could not be more excited to join this organization and meet our great fans,” Gund said. “I know there is a strong tradition of hockey in this community, and I look forward to helping this franchise move toward the ultimate goal of bringing a fourth Kelly Cup to the Lowcountry.”