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Mallards sign Nikiforov and Nelson (6/30/2015) - The Mallards announced two signings today: Vladimir Nikiforov and Logan Nelson. Nikiforov is still just 27 but seems like he’s been around longer. He has already played six pro seasons, since first turning pro at age 20. He has played in 282 games, so he is over the 260 game threshold and will count as […]
Crystal Ball: Mavericks’ Qualifying Offers (6/30/2015) - As the deadline to submit qualifying offers nears, General Manager Brent Thiessen and Coach Richard Matvichuk will have some tough decisions to make moving forward. The Missouri Mavericks can extend qualifying offers to as many as eight players. Entering their second season in the ECHL, the Mavs will look to make some significant upgrades, as […]
Orlando Solar Bears Name Noreen to Head Coaching Position (6/30/2015) - The Orlando Solar Bears named Anthony Noreen as the team’s new head coach on Tuesday. Noreen was the USHL (United States Hockey League) Coach of the Year in 2014-15 after leading the Youngstown Phantoms to a 40-14-6 record last season. Noreen spent the last four seasons (2011-15) as the head coach and general manager of […]
ECHL’s Annual Meetings Conclude in Las Vegas (6/29/2015) - The ECHL’s Annual Meetings was held at The Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada last week. Harris elected as Chairman of the Board The Board of Governors unanimously elected Cincinnati Cyclones’ President Ray Harris as the new Chairman of the Board. Harris replaces Gwinnett’s Steve Chapman, who had served as Chairman since the […]
Ramsay to Leave Oilers Bench, Headed to AHL (6/29/2015) - Monday Evening Update: The Sin Bin’s Matthew Harding spoke with Bruce Ramsay after the announcement was made. Here is the conversation in its entirety: Our thanks to Rob Loeber with the Oilers for his assistance in getting us a conversation with Bruce Ramsay. ——————————— Original Story:  TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Oilers announced on Monday that […]
Weekly Update – Player Movement, ECHL Meetings & More (6/29/2015) - There has been a lot of activity this past week so thought it would be a good time to try to gather as much of it as possible into one blog post. If you are a regular user of social media there may not by much new but for the others there certainly will be, […]