On this episode of the In The Corners Podcast, co-hosts C.C. Hawkley and Matthew Harding bring back the show from hiatus with a nice balance of AHL and ECHL talking points!
Hawkley and Harding ease into things by discussing SNL, 20/20, and seasonal sickness…
ECHL NEWS AND NOTES
- Harding’s one-on-one conversation with ECHL Commissioner Ryan Crelin: boost for women’s hockey, fighting versus roughing this season, possible expansion markets, and the commish’s overall candid demeanor
- Fort Wayne at Jacksonville boils over: the hit that sparked it, response from the league, and the following game where all hell broke loose
AHL NEWS AND NOTES
- The initial announcement of Vegas looking to buy and move an AHL franchise
- The possibilities of which AHL club could be a feasible option for Vegas
- Potential fallout from Rockford or Springfield being brought out west, Stockton in dire straits
CONCLUSION: ECHL EXPANSION
- Possible markets: Colorado Springs, Fort Worth, Iowa City, Trois-Rivières
- The debacle in Richmond, VA of announcing an ECHL team before arena approval
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