Nathan Moon requests trade from Evansville IceMen

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Evansvilleicemen.com broke the news that forward Nathan Moon has requested a trade from the team.  This move is surprising one game into the season, as Moon just started his third season with the team.  I spoke with Coach Mullins about what happened. Continue reading

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Wichita Thunder make multiple roster moves

thunderlogoThe Wichita Thunder announced several roster moves as opening night draws closer. Forward Stephen Schultz has been claimed off of waivers from Orlando. Also, defenseman Dan Milan has been assigned from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League (AHL) by the Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL). Continue reading

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Combs and Costello reunite with Allen Americans

 

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Perhaps one of the scariest offensive duos in all of minor pro hockey have been reunited in Allen.  Continue reading

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Stockton Thunder reveal military appreciation jerseys

Stockton will hold Military Appreciation weekend this Friday and Saturday. Image Courtesy: Stockton Thunder

Stockton will hold Military Appreciation weekend this Friday and Saturday. Image Courtesy: Stockton Thunder

The Stockton Thunder will honor America’s fighting men and women this weekend with special military appreciation jerseys.  Continue reading

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Brampton Beast add defenseman to team

The Brampton Beast announced the signing of Jeremy Beaudry Tuesday

The Brampton Beast announced the signing of Jeremy Beaudry Tuesday

The Brampton Beast announced Tuesday the addition of a young, puck-moving defenseman to their team for the upcoming season.  Continue reading

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Ontario Reign goalie named ECHL Goalie of the Week

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Ontario Reign goalie Joe Cannata has been named ECHL Goalie of the Week. Photo Courtesy: ECHL

The ECHL announced Monday afternoon Ontario Reign goalie Joe Cannata is the first recipient of the Goaltender of the Week award.  Continue reading

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Wheeling Nailers’ Brace named ECHL Player of Week

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Riley Brace is the first winner of the ECHL Player of the Week for the 2014-15 season. Photo Courtesy: ECHL

In a press release Tuesday, ECHL announced that Riley Brace of the Wheeling Nailers is the ECHL Player of the Week for Oct. 17-19.  

Brace had three goals, added an assist and was a +3 in Wheeling’s season-opening 6-3 win against Reading on Saturday.  Continue reading

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Drive to the Net: Cincinnati Cyclones October 21, 2014

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Welcome to a weekly article on the Cincinnati Cyclones.  It can be a large undertaking to stay up to speed on the goings on around the ECHL.  Here is a one stop shop for a weekly breakdown of the defending Eastern Conference Champions.  I’ll take a look back at the week that was, what’s coming up and any significant news stories as it relates to the team.  There’s a bit of a car theme here, in case you haven’t noticed.  I’m not married to it.  I am open to suggestion, if you have a better idea let me know.  Be sure to come back to Minorleaguehockeyreport.com all week, I’m also doing this for Fort Wayne & Evansville! Continue reading

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Strong opening weekend at gate for ECHL

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In a press release Monday, the ECHL announced they had a strong opening weekend at the box office, as the 21 games on the schedule attracted an average of 5,265 fans, marking the fourth consecutive year that the League has averaged 5,000 fans per game for the first weekend of the season.

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Weekend Wrap Up: 10/17 – 10/19

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Hello and welcome to the first edition of our Weekend Wrap-Up, where we go each of the ECHL games that took place over the weekend. Seven games were played Friday night, while there were 11 games played on Saturday and only three games played on Sunday. Let’s get started, shall we? Continue reading

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