METUCHEN, NJ -- The South Carolina Stingrays, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have signed former Saint Joseph High School (Metuchen) hockey star Marc Johnstone.

Johnstone, who scored over 100 points during his career at St. Joe's and graduated among the school's top 5 scorers of all time, recently finished his senior season at Sacred Heart University where he totaled 16 points on six goals and 10 assists in 16 games.

The 24-year-old served as Sacred Heart University's captain for the past two seasons, beginning with his junior year in 2019-20 when he posted 27 points in 34 games on nine goals and 18 assists. In total, Johnstone played 136 games during his college career and accounted for 95 points (33 goals, 62 assists).

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A native of Cranford, Johnstone reached the 30-point mark as a college freshman during 2017-18 when he notched 13 goals and 17 assists and was named to the Atlantic Hockey Association’s All-Rookie Team. Prior to enrolling at Sacred Heart University, the 6-foot, 180 lb. Johnstone played two seasons with the Chicago Steel of the United States Hockey League (USHL), helping the team capture the Clark Cup Championship while serving as captain during the 2016-17 campaign. In 116 games with the Steel, Johnstone scored 42 points on 15 goals and 27 assists.

Saint Joseph High School is a private, Catholic all-boys college preparatory school located on 70 acres in Metuchen, NJ. The mission of Saint Joseph High School is to cultivate a desire for life-long learning, nurture the integration of faith and academic inquiry, and instill values of integrity and compassion in the tradition of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. The school draws students from a wide geographic area encompassing over 40 school districts and over 75 grammar schools in Middlesex, Somerset, and Union Counties, as well as outlying areas. To learn more, call (732) 549-7600, email admissions@stjoes.org, or visit www.stjoes.org.