Welcome to the In the Corners podcast with Matthew Harding and Bobby Metcalf!
In this episode, recorded on Monday, February 28, 2017, the guys discuss:
- Recap of the media & minor pro hockey podcast
- Our coverage plan for the upcoming ECHL Trade Deadline on March 9
- A recap of our teams in the last week
- Quad is meh, while Wichita throws a parade for snapping the longest losing streak since the 22-gamer in 2009-10 (only to lose three more games last week)
- Alaska will close their doors at the end of the season
- Team projected to lose $1 million this year, on track with last year’s losses
- Did the fact they fly everywhere play a role?
- What is the future of the Aces franchise after the last game is played?
- Should the ECHL step in and streamline ticket prices for teams in an effort to make attendance improve?
- Ticket prices, plus food and drink for a family of four in Wichita next year is projected to be $150.
- ECHL projected to have 10-year low on attendance this year.
- Allen sold to “a group controlled by Reading Royals owner Jack Gulati,” but it’s really Jack Gulati
- The reaction by Americans players when they were told they were getting all their equipment
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