Screen Shots: Huberdeau, Joel Martin and Calgary's Search for an Organist
Screen Shots is back, with Adam Proteau looking at Jonathan Huberdeau's announcement that he will donate his brain to a scientific group, Joel Martin's hiring in the ECHL and Calgary's desire to not phase out the organist position at games.
Hockey Things: What Caught Our Eye (May 23 Edition)
Mike Myers showed up on TV wearing a Buffalo Sabres jersey, Alphonso Davies showed his love for the Edmonton Oilers and the Vegas Golden Knights have a spiffy new affiliate. Avry Lewis-McDougall looks at some of the best moments from the past week.
The Leafs Best Goaltending Prospect Could Be One They've Yet To Sign
Once a highly touted draft pick of the Detroit Red Wings, Keith Petruzzelli has shown promise in Toronto's depth system. It might be enough to earn him an NHL contract, and, perhaps, a true shot at the big leagues.
Sean Avery Released From ECHL Team Two Days After Signing Contract
The ECHL's Orlando Solar Bears have released former NHL winger Sean Avery from his contract roughly 48 hours after they signed him.
Former NHLer Sean Avery Signs with ECHL Solar Bears
The ECHL's Orlando Solar Bears announced that they have signed former NHL winger Sean Avery to a contract for the remainder of the season.
ECHL Suspends Jacob Panetta For Remainder of Season
The ECHL announced that it has suspended Jacob Panetta for the remainder of the regular season for directing a racial gesture towards Jordan Subban during a game.
Return of NHL taxi squads creates domino effect in minors
With the NHL bringing back taxi squads amid a surge of COVID-19 cases, there’s been a ripple effect felt down the hockey food chain in North America.
Newfoundland Growlers Games Suspended Amid Workplace Conduct Investigation
St. John's Sports & Entertainment have suspended all Newfoundland Growlers home games pending the result of a third-party investigation into allegations of inappropriate workplace conduct.
ECHL Team kicks off Delayed Season with Joey Chestnut
The ECHL's Worcester Railers kicked off its season this past weekend by watching competitive eater Joey Chestnut devour a dozen 4-inch blueberry pies in 90 seconds.
ECHL Trois-Rivieres Expansion Team Unveils Logo, Name
The Montreal Canadiens' ECHL affiliate has officially unveiled its new name and logo ahead of their debut season
Are We Getting to a Point Where We Should Consider Shutting All Hockey Down for '20-21?
The 2020-21 hockey season was never, ever going to be a normal one. But what we're seeing right now is so far from normal that you have to wonder whether it's worth continuing.
After being left high and dry, players to get help from ECHL Relief Fund
The ECHL and Professional Hockey Players’ Association announced Wednesday the creation of a relief fund that will assist players and their families after the cancellation of the remainder of the 2019-20 season resulted in lost salary for many players.
ECHL players left in financial lurch after season's abrupt cancellation
While the NHL remains on hiatus, the second-tier ECHL canceled its season entirely. Many players and their families will be hit hard, but the minor-league PHPA union is starting a relief fund to help cover expenses.
ECHL faces challenges after cancellation, but commissioner has faith league will bounce back
The decision to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 campaign was agonizing for ECHL commissioner Ryan Crelin. But despite the financial impact the cancellation will have on the league, Crelin believes the league can "ride out this tough time and come out of it together.”
Cancelling the ECHL campaign has significant financial impact on players – and the lost opportunity hurts, too
Losing the remainder of the regular season hurts ECHL players, but the cancellation of the post-season takes even more money out of their pockets. Questions remain about how the cancelled season will impact future opportunities, too.
After earlier suspension of play, ECHL chooses to cancel remainder of 2019-20 campaign
The ECHL followed the NHL's lead and suspended its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, but with uncertainty about return to action, the ECHL has gone one step further and cancelled the remainder of the 2019-20 campaign.
Puck rock: A look at some of the best musical tie-ins in hockey history
A high-paced sport like hockey is a perfect fit to honor music legends, and thankfully, there have been many instances of the two worlds colliding.
Toledo Walleye hope Rocky-themed jerseys give them ‘Eye of the Tiger’
The Toledo Walleye currently hold the ECHL title as the league’s top team. So it’s only fitting they’re hitting the ice as a famous silver screen champ, Rocky Balboa.
Watch Hurricanes goaltending prospect Nedeljkovic fire home empty-net goal in ECHL
Alex Nedeljkovic sure knows how to take the sting out of a demotion to the ECHL. In his second game for the Florida Everblades after being sent down Wednesday, Nedeljkovic scored an empty-netter to cap a win.