Newfoundland Growlers

Player Profile: Justin Brazeau

Justin Brazeau was born on February 2, 1998, in New Liskeard, Ontario, and played with the New Liskeard Cubs Midget AAA team for three seasons. Overall, Brazeau played 70 games and scored 31 goals with 65 assists and contributed seven goals and 11 assists in 14 playoff games. Brazeau would move on to the Ontario […]

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ECHL: Isaac Johnson Heading Overseas

For the second time in less than a week, a former Newfoundland Growler has decided to take the overseas route as Isaac Johnson signed a one-year deal with Jukurit in Liiga. Johnson would spend three seasons in the WHL with Tri-City Americans and Winnipeg Ice, putting up 57 goals and 96 assists for 153 points […]

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ECHL: Jonny Tychonick Signs Overseas

Former Newfoundland Growlers defenseman Jonny Tychonick is heading overseas to Sweden to play with Djurgardens. Tychonick, a former second-round draft pick by the Ottawa Senators in 2018, spent five years at the NCAA level before going pro as he spent time at the University of North Dakota and the University of Nebraska-Omaha, where he would […]

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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: Zach O’Brien to Join the Cardiff Devils (EIHL)

The Cardiff Devils have announced the signing of Canadian forward Zach O’Brien for the 2024-25 season. O’Brien, who previously played for the Newfoundland Growlers in the ECHL, spent a total of five seasons with the team. Notably, in the 2018-19 season, he guided the Growlers to victory in the Kelly Cup Championship, earning the playoff […]

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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 Names Sportsmanship Award Winner

It was announced Friday Afternoon that A.J. White of the Idaho Steelheads won the ECHL Sportsmanship Award. It was determined in a vote by coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors, and media members. Chris Grando of the Jacksonville Icemen finished second, Kansas City Mavericks center Nolan Walker was third, Zach O’Brien of the Newfoundland Growlers was […]

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ECHL Announces All-Rookie Team

The ECHL Award season began today, as the league announced its All-Rookie Team, which consisted of six players from five different teams. The Kansas City Mavericks were the only team with two rookies named to the All-Rookie Team. F Max Andreev (Kansas City Mavericks): Andreev is one of two players on the All-Rookie Team who […]

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ECHL Transactions: Florida Everblades 04|04|2024

The Florida Everblades made several player transactions yesterday and today, including releasing two players from contract, signing one player to a contract, and signing a player from the now-defunct Newfoundland Growlers. The Everblades released forward PJ Fletcher and defenseman Pito Walton from their contracts. Fletcher signed his first professional contract on March 25 and played in […]

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