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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