The Wichita Thunder announced this evening that forward Kenton Miller has been released from his PTO and sent back to Wichita from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League (AHL). Continue reading →
Welcome back North Division fans to Minor League Hockey Report’s Drive to the Net. In the North Division fans understand that there’s more to the midwest than basketball this time of year. There’s ECHL hockey!. You know what else North Division fans have? A Division that’s loaded at the top with a 3 team battle for spots 3 and 4. There’s a lot to cover this week in the North Division. Also be sure to check out MLHR all week. The first half team grades are out. See what grade your team received and why! Continue reading →
Now that the CHL has been absorbed into the ECHL, call-ups have become all the rage. Like it or not, we as fans, must grow accustomed to quality players not being in town for a long period of time.
More often than not, players travel hours to their “new” team, get a skate in, and never see the ice in live competition. For a select few, they will log some ice time, but only as a lower end forward or defenseman. Once the AHL club is done with their services, it is an unceremonious shipment back to the ECHL team. Continue reading →