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ECHL: Kalamazoo Wings Leading Scorer Headed Overseas

After nine seasons in the ECHL Kalamazoo Wings, forward Erik Bradford will be continuing his pro career in Sweden with IK Oskarshamn of HockeyAllsvenskan. During his nine seasons in the ECHL, Bradford spent time with the Orlando Solar Bears, Toledo Walleye, Utah Grizzlies, Norfolk Admirals, Brampton Beast, Jacksonville Icemen, and the Kalamazoo Wings. He put […]

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Rapid City Rush Forward Signs with Dundee Stars in the EIHL

Rapid City Rush forward Brett Gravelle has signed to play in Scotland for the 2024-25 season. He will be joining the Dundee Stars of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL), whose teams are located in the United Kingdom. Professional Career After finishing his collegiate career at the University of St. Thomas, Brett Gravelle signed with […]

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Jason Binkley looking on from the bench

ECHL: Reading Royals Announce Head Coach

On Friday, May 17th, 2024, Reading Royals announced that Interim Head Coach Jason Binkley will become Head Coach ahead of the 2024-2025 season. Jason Binkley has been serving as Assistant Coach since October 2022. He will be serving as Interim Head Coach. Binkley’s career in the ECHL includes 139 points and 111 assists over 313 […]

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Lewandowski goes through the line after tying the game at 1.

ECHL Western Conference Final Preview: Toledo Walleye vs Kansas City Mavericks

The ECHL Western Conference Final between the Toledo Walleye and Kansas City Mavericks will feature two of the best teams in the league. The series will begin on Friday, May 17, at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, and will have an unusual format due to scheduling conflicts. The first three games will be in […]

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PHOTOS: Toledo Walleye vs. Wheeling Nailers – 05/10/2024

WHEELING, W. Va. – The Wheeling Nailers took on the Toledo Walleye in Game 4 of the Central Division Kelly Cup Playoff series on Friday night. The Nailers took the lead in the second period, but the Walleye came back quickly. The game went into overtime, where the Nailers lost and their season ended, with […]

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Toldeo Walleye salute their home crowd after a game two win over the Wheeling Nailers.

ECHL Playoffs Series Recap: Wheeling Nailers vs. Toledo Walleye | Round 2

The Wheeling Nailers and Toledo Walleye met in the 2024 Kelly Cup Playoffs second round in a best-of-seven series to determine who moves on to play for the Western Conference championship. The Nailers put up valiant efforts in games one and four, but it was all Toledo in games three and four as it swept […]

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ECHL: Iowa Heartlanders Key Assistant Leaves for NAHL Job

St. Cloud, Minnesota—On May 13th, the St. Cloud Norsemen of the NAHL announced that Joe Exter will be taking over as head coach and general manager of their team, effective immediately. With this, the Iowa Heartlanders’ search for a new associate head coach and assistant will begin immediately. The NAHL is a US-based junior hockey […]

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Analyzing the Iowa Heartlanders’ decision to extend Derek Damon’s Contract

On Saturday, May 10th, the Iowa Heartlanders announced that Head Coach and General Manager Derek Damon has signed a multi-year extension. Damon’s previous two seasons in the Heartland did not inspire fans. Iowa went a combined 49-73-19-3 and was unable to get out of the cellar of the Central Division. However, not all of this […]

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ECHL: Iowa Heartlanders Extend Head Coach and GM

The Iowa Heartlanders have announced that they have signed Head Coach and General Manager Derek Damon to a multi-year extension. Damon has been with the Heartlanders since their inaugural season, where he was an assistant coach and would be promoted to Head Coach after Gerry Fleming would head to Germany to coach after the teams’ […]

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ECHL: What Happened to The Toledo Sports Arena?

The Toledo Sports Arena was a small arena with one level of seating for hockey. The renovations needed were many and the restrooms needed an upgrade. However, this was the arena that housed many successful hockey teams, many big-name concerts, and pro wrestling shows. The arena was not much to look at, but the history […]

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