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Missouri Mavericks: Five Storylines to Watch (8/26/2015) - Shhhhhhh. Do you hear that? Be quiet! You don’t want to scare it away! If you listen ever so closely, you can hear the month of September just around the bend. For us here at The Sin Bin, hockey season officially starts in September. There will be team previews, predictions, player assignments, team events, friendly […]
Mallards sign Morrison and Taft (8/26/2015) - The Mallards announced that they have signed goaltender Adam Morrison and forward Charlie Taft. Morrison spent last season backing up Jeff Jakaitis in South Carolina, although he put up some good numbers himself. Morrison went 15-5-2 for the Stingrays with a 1.88 GAA and a .928 save %. He is just 24 and has played […]
Greenville Going From the Road to the Swamp (8/26/2015) - While it is not uncommon for a team to change their identity when they move into a new market or when they switch leagues, but for a team who has been established for five years to change their name with under 60 days to go before the season– it’s bound to raise some eyebrows. That’s […]
Wichita Thunder Add Pair of Defenseman to Roster (8/26/2015) - The Wichita Thunder continue to bolster their blueline, announcing the re-signing of defenseman Dan Milan and bringing in Brandon Martell. Last season in Wichita, Milan appeared in 70 games for the Thunder, collecting 17 points, 178 PIMs and was a -6. In 46 prior ECHL games with the Florida Everblades, Milan tallied 8 points and was a […]
Jack Downing Cyclones Welcome Back Offensive Weapon (8/26/2015) - On another “Player Signing Wednesday”, the Cyclones did not disappoint their fans with the announcement that one of their biggest offensive weapons from last season would return. Veteran Jack Downing will join Mike Ratchuk as 2 of the maximum 4 vets the Cyclones are allowed to have. Downing became a regular point-per-game guy after coming […]
Greenville Road Warriors Rebrand as Swamp Rabbits (8/26/2015) - The Greenville Road Warriors announced that they will now be known as the Greenville Swamp Rabbits. The Road Warriors came to Greenville in 2010 and were purchased by current owner, Fred Festa, chairman & CEO of W.R. Grace and Co., in 2012. Since their arrival, the team has been embraced by the Greenville community, making […]
Jeremie Blain returns to the Chicago Wolves (8/24/2015) - The Chicago Wolves have announced the signing of defenseman Jeremie Blain to an American Hockey League contract for the 2015-16 season. Blain returns to the Wolves after having spent the last two seasons under an NHL contract with the Vancouver Canucks, splitting time between the Utica Comets and Kalamazoo Wings. Blain was drafted by the […]
Answer to Affiliation Question Not On Horizon for Thunder (8/24/2015) - It is a question that has been asked with great regularity since the seven former Central Hockey League teams joined the ECHL almost 11 months ago. Will (insert team name here) have an affiliation? Since that time, six of the seven former CHL teams have linked up with National Hockey League clubs. Here is a list, in case […]
IceMen Add Two More to Preseason Roster (8/24/2015) - The Evansville IceMen have announced the signing of forwards Adam Stuart and Jarret Lukin. Calgary, Alberta native Adam Stuart joins the IceMen training camp roster following a couple of strong seasons with the Louisiana IceGators in the Southern Professional Hockey League. Stuart, 6’-1”, 175 lbs. scored 21 goals & 32 assists (53 points) in 54 […]