By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher Midwesthockey.info ECHL Game Preview – March 9-11 Wichita Thunder (26-25-5 – 57 points @ Rapid City Rush (24-29-1 – 49 points) This Mountain Division series is as close as you can get to critical for the Rush who need a ‘W’ to keep slim playoff hopes alive. Thunder currently holds
By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher Midwesthockey.info Playing primarily for pride, the Kansas City Mavericks denied the visiting Utah Grizzlies a chance to move closer to securing an ECHL Western Conference playoff spot with a 5-2 victory at Cable Dahmer Arena Thursday (May 27). Mavs scored first, Jared Van Wormer (‘92/Traverse City, Mich.) pulling the trigger
The Indy Fuel missed a chance to move a little closer to clinching a playoff spot in the ECHL’s Eastern Division Wednesday (May 26) dropping a 5-1 decision at WesBanco Arena against the host Wheeling Nailers Spencer Watson (‘95/London, Ont.) had the Fuel up with the only goal of the first period but the Nailers
Spencer Watson of the Indy Fuel is the recipient of the Sportsmanship Award for 2019-20 as determined in a vote of ECHL coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors and media members. The award is presented annually to the player who is judged to have exhibited the best sportsmanship combined with a high standard of playing ability.
Josh Kestner of the Toledo Walleye has been selected as the Warrior Hockey ECHL Most Valuable Player for 2019-20. The Warrior Hockey Most Valuable Player award is presented annually to the player selected to be the most valuable to his team as determined in a vote of ECHL coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors and media members. Tyler Sheehy
From ECHL Website. – The Rapid City Rush, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Arizona Coyotes, announced that forward Tyler Coulter has signed to return to the Rush for the 2020-21 season. Coulter returns to the Rush after finishing his rookie season in the ECHL. He completed a successful season, earning 39 points (24g-15a)