Alec Butcher

ECHL: Tulsa Oilers 2023-24 Season Recap

The Tulsa Oilers’ bittersweet season ended with a 2-1 loss to the Kansas City Mavericks on April 22nd. Bitter because the Oilers were swept in the first round of the playoffs by the Brabham Cup-winning Mavericks, the Brabham Cup is awarded to the team with the most points in the regular season. Sweet because the […]

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ECHL Round One: Kansas City Mavericks Sweep into the Second Round | 04/22/2024

Tulsa, Okla.- The Kansas City Mavericks completed their four-game sweep of the Tulsa Oilers on Monday night on the road in Tulsa. Looking at how the teams finished the regular season, many people expected the Mavericks to eliminate the Oilers in the first round, given the strength of the Mavericks compared to the Oilers and their […]

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ECHL: Kansas City Mavericks on the Verge of a Sweep in Opening Round Of Kelly Cup Playoffs

Kansas City Mavericks and Tulsa Oilers met starting on the 17th for their first-round series in the Kelly Cup playoffs. The Mavericks are favored to win the series. They have had a solid season, landing them at the league’s top. They finished the regular season at 54-12-4 and won the Branham Cup. But winning the […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals Making Moves

Reading Royals’ Coach James Henry has started making moves this week trading off forward Alec Butcher to the Tulsa Oilers for forward Tag Bertuzzi.  Alec Butcher has made his move to Tulsa from Reading after playing his entire season last year with the Royals. During that time, Butcher scored a total of 21 goals and […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals Best the Newfoundland Growlers in Game 4

A loss was not what fans of the Newfoundland Growlers were expecting to see – especially on home ice.  Game 4 followed three away wins for the Growlers against the Reading Royals. So what happened? Perhaps that momentum just couldn’t be maintained, or the Royals were hungry for a win.  In truth, Game 4 was […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals Ends Toledo Walleye’s 18-Game Winning Streak

The Reading Royals ended the Toledo Walleye’s 18-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory to start the weekend series on a high note as they inch towards the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Reading Royals took on the heated Toledo Walleye, who have won 18 of their last games, racking in a 20-game point streak. Toledo […]

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ECHL Recap: Overtime Highs & Lows for Newfoundland Growlers in Games 57 & 58 

The Newfoundland Growlers’ game 57 ended with a 5:4 win in overtime for the Reading Royals, who faced the black & gold on Growlers’ turf, but what a game it was for fans of either ECHL team. While Reading led 3-0, a sudden third period offensive onslaught by the Growlers brought fans in the stands […]

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