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ECHL: Zack Andrusiak Heading Overseas

Forward Zach Andrusiak is heading over to Slovakia after spending the past five seasons in the ECHL. Over the course of his five years in the ECHL, the majority of his time was spent with the Cincinnati Cyclones, where he spent three seasons playing in 154 regular season games while putting up 83 goals and […]

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Talking Hockey, Life, and Broadcasting with Nick Olczyk of the Seattle Kraken

Seattle Kraken/TNT color analyst Eddie Olczyk always dreamed about playing in the NHL. The man they call “Edzo” accomplished that and more in a terrific 18-year playing career in the league. He finished with 794 points (342 goals and 452 assists) in 1,031 games before having a brief coaching stint and then moving into the broadcasting booth full-time. […]

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ECHL: Toledo Walleye Announce 2024-25 Schedule

Today, the Toledo Walleye announced their 2024-25 schedule for the upcoming season, and they have a rough start, playing their first five games on the road. The first home game for the Walleye is November 1st against the Wheeling Nailers, the same team they swept in this year’s playoffs. The season schedule has Toledo opening […]

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ECHL: NHL Teams Without An ECHL Affiliate

With two new teams on the horizon for the ECHL, Bloomington Bison and Tahoe Knight Monsters, it leaves those in the hockey world, wondering, who are the NHL affiliates of these two teams? Here is the thing, five teams in the NHL DO NOT have an ECHL affiliate. Having an NHL affiliate helps those teams […]

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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. Binkley’s career in the ECHL includes 139 points and 111 assists over 313 games played in the league. He played for […]

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ECHL and FloSports Announce Multi-Year Agreement

The ECHL and FloSports have announced a multi-year extension to extend the media partnership between the two sides. The ECHL and FloHockey partnered in September 2020 as FloSports expanded into professional hockey. FloHockey has been the exclusive broadcast partner of the ECHL for the last three seasons, streaming more than 1,000 ECHL games each season. […]

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ECHL Important Summer Dates

It’s that time of year in the ECHL to look at certain dates and times for events that are critical to the opening night roster come October. June of 2024 June 8th – Protected Lists are due by 3 pm Eastern- ECHL Teams are allowed to protect as many players as they would like to, bearing […]

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ECHL Announces Daniel Amesbury Fine and Suspension | 04/15/2024

Fort Wayne’s Daniel Amesbury (F) has been suspended for five games and fined an undisclosed amount as a result of his actions in the game between Toledo at Fort Wayne, on April 14. Amesbury was first penalized for roughing in the first period. Moments later, Amesbury attempted to leave the penalty box to return to […]

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ECHL Game Recap: Toledo Walleye vs. Fort Wayne Komets | 04/13/2024

The Toledo Walleye hosted their rivals, the Fort Wayne Komets, at the Huntington Center on Saturday night to close out their regular season home schedule. The Walleye successfully eliminated the Komets from extending their season into the playoffs with a 3-1 victory.  John Lethemon defending the home net for the Walleye. Ryan Fanti was between […]

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ECHL All-First and Second Teams Announced

Today, the ECHL announced the first and second teams for the 2023-24 season. The recipients were named after a vote by the coaches, media, broadcasters, media relations directors, and media. They had to select two defensemen, three forwards, and a goaltender. Toledo Walleye forward Hawkins named to All-First team Named to the All-First team was […]

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