Missouri Mavericks make major move on offense

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The Missouri Mavericks made a significant change on offense Thursday, moving David Rutherford. The move was confirmed by Rutherford on his Twitter feed:

D2TN: ECHL Pacific Division 1st Half Breakdown

West Division Collage

The ECHL’s All-Star game is over, but before the second half of the season gets underway, it’s time to give a grade to the ECHL’s Pacific Division teams.

Before we get into it, here is a look at the Pacific Division standings at the All-Star break:

TeamWinsLossesOT/SOLPoints
Idaho Steelheads2411452
Ontario Reign2311652
Colorado Eagles2513050
Utah Grizzlies1815743
Bakersfield Condors1718539
Alaska Aces1517333
Stockton Thunder1325127
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D2TN: ECHL Central Division 1st Half Breakdown

Central Division Collage

We have arrived at the ECHL All-Star Break and it’s time to give a grade to the ECHL’s Central Division teams.

Before we get into it, here is a look at the Central Division standings at the All-Star break:

TeamWinsLosses OT/SOLPoints
Allen Americans285359
Quad City Mallards1813642
Wichita Thunder1814642
Tulsa Oilers 1918442
Rapid City Rush1621234
Missouri Mavericks1419432
Brampton Beast1221226

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D2TN: ECHL North Division 1st Half Breakdown

North Division Collage

We have arrived at the ECHL All-Star Break and it’s time to give a grade to the ECHL’s North Division teams.

Before we get into it, here is a look at the North Division standings at the All-Star break:

TeamWinsLossesOT/SOLPoints
Fort Wayne Komets278357
Toledo Walleye255555
Cincinnati Cyclones1814440
Wheeling Nailers1818036
Kalamazoo Wings1615234
Evansville Icemen1122527
Indy Fuel1021727
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D2TN: North Division January 21, 2015

North Division Collage

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

Opinion: ECHL needs better call-up system with AHL

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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