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WALLEYE SEASON PREVIEW

A look at teams around the ECHL

Eastern Conference 

 

Atlantic Division

 

Elmira Jackals

■Coach: Dwight Mullins

■AHL affiliate: Binghamton Senators

■NHL affiliate: Ottawa Senators

■Arena: First Arena (3,784)

■Address: 155 N. Main St., Elmira, NY 14901

■Phone: 607.734.7825

■email: info@firstarena.com

 

Reading Royals

■Coach: Larry Courville

■AHL affiliate: Hershey Bears

■NHL affiliate: Washington Capitals

■ Arena: Sovereign Center (7,160)

■Address: 700 Penn Street, Reading, PA 19602

■Phone: 610.898.7825

■email: info@royalshockey.com

 

Wheeling Nailers

■Coach: Clark Donatelli

■AHL affiliate: Hamilton Bulldogs & Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

■NHL affiliate: Montreal Canadiens & Pittsburgh Penguins

■Arena: WesBanco Arena (5,406)

■Address: 1315 Main Street, Wheeling, WV 26003

■Phone: 304.234.4625

■email: pr@wheelingnailers.com

 

 

North Division

 

Cincinnati Cyclones

■Coach: Ben Simon

■AHL affiliate: San Antonio Rampage & Milwaukee Admirals

■NHL affiliate: Florida Panthers & Nashville Predators

■Arena: U.S. Bank Arena (6,955)

■Address: 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

■Phone: 513.421.4111

■email: info@usbankarena.com

 

Evansville IceMen

■Coach: Jeff Pyle

■AHL affiliate: Springfield Falcons

■NHL affiliate: Columbus Blue Jackets

■Arena: Ford Center (9,100)

■Address: 530 Main St., Evansville, IN 47708

■Phone: 812.421.4625

■ email: dbenigni@evansvilleicemen.com

 

Fort Wayne Komets

■Coach: Gary Graham

■AHL affiliate: TBA

■NHL affiliate: TBA

■Arena: Memorial Coliseum (10,500)

■Address: 1010 Memorial Way, Fort Wayne, IN 46805

■Phone: 260.483.0011

■email: komets@komets.com

 

Kalamazoo Wings

■Coach: Nick Bootland

■AHL affiliate: Utica Comets & Chicago Wolves

■NHL affiliate: Vancouver Canucks & St. Louis Blues

■Arena: Wings Stadium (5,113)

■Address: 3620 Vanrick Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49001

■Phone: 269.349.9772

■email: mmodugno@kwings.com

 

Toledo Walleye

■Coach: Nick Vitucci

■AHL affiliate: Grand Rapids Griffins & Rockford IceHogs

■NHL affiliate: Detroit Red Wings & Chicago Blackhawks

■Arena: Huntington Center (7,431)

■Address: 406 Washington Street, Toledo, OH 43604

■Phone: 419.725.9255

■email: info@toledowalleye.com

 

 

South Division

 

Florida Everblades

■Coach: Greg Poss

■AHL affiliate: Charlotte Checkers & Syracuse Crunch

■NHL affiliate: Carolina Hurricanes & Tampa Bay Lightning

■Arena: Germain Arena (7,186)

■Address: 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero, FL 33928

■Phone: 239.948.7825

■email: info@floridaeverblades.com

 

Greenville Road Warriors

■Coach: Dean Stork

■AHL affiliate: Hartford Wolf Pack & Adirondack Phantoms

■NHL affiliate: New York Rangers & Philadelphia Flyers

■Arena: Bon Secours Wellness Arena (7,044)

■Address: 650 N. Academy St., Greenville, SC 29601

■Phone: 864.250.4868

■email: info@greenvilleroadwarriors.com

 

Gwinnett Gladiators

■Coach: Rick Emmett

■AHL affiliate: Portland Pirates

■NHL affiliate: Phoenix Coyotes

■Arena: The Arena at Gwinnett Center (11,355)

■Address: PO Box 957238, Duluth, GA 30095

■Phone: 770.497.5100

■email: hockey@gwinnettgladiators.com

 

Orlando Solar Bears

■Coach: Vince Williams

■AHL affiliate: Iowa Wild & Toronto Marlies

■NHL affiliate: Minnesota Wild & Toronto Maple Leafs

■Arena: Amway Center (9,555)

■Address: 8701 Maitland Summit Blvd., Orlando, FL 32810

■Phone: 407.951.8200

■email: bmills@orlandosolarbearshockey.com

 

South Carolina Stingrays

■Coach: Spencer Carbery

■AHL affiliate: Providence Bruins

■NHL affiliate: Boston Bruins

■Arena: North Charleston Coliseum (6,712)

■Address: 3300 West Montague Avenue, A-200, North Charleston, SC 29418

■Phone: 843.744.2248

■email: jzakrzewski@stingrayshockey.com

 

 

Western Conference

 

Mountain Division

 

Alaska Aces

■Coach: Rob Murray

■AHL affiliate: Abbotsford Heat

■NHL affiliate: Calgary Flames

■Arena: Sullivan Arena (6,399)

■Address: 724 East 15th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501

■Phone: 907.258.2237

■email: mike.benton@alaskaaces.com

 

Colorado Eagles

■Coach: Chris Stewart

■AHL affiliate: TBA

■NHL affiliate: TBA

■Arena: Budweiser Events Center (5,289)

■Address: 1625 Pelican Lakes Point, Suite 100, Windsor, CO 80550

■Phone: 970.686.7468

■email: info@coloradoeagles.com

 

Idaho Steelheads

■Coach: Brad Ralph

■AHL affiliate: Texas Stars

■NHL affiliate: Dallas Stars

■Arena: CenturyLink Arena (5,006)

■Address: 251 South Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702

■Phone: 208.383.0080

■email: info@idahosteelheads.com

 

Utah Grizzlies

■Coach: Tim Branham

■AHL affiliate: Norfolk Admirals

■NHL affiliate: Anaheim Ducks

■Arena: Maverik Center (10,207)

■Address: 3200 South Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City, UT 84119

■Phone: 801.988.8000

■email: adenny@utahgrizz.com

 

Pacific Division

 

Bakersfield Condors

■Coach: Troy Mann

■AHL affiliate: Oklahoma City Barons

■NHL affiliate: Edmonton Oilers

■Arena: Rabobank Arena (8,782)

■Address: 1001 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93303

■Phone: 661.324.7825

■email: condors@bakersfieldcondors.com

 

Las Vegas Wranglers

■Coach: Mike Madill

■AHL affiliate: Independent

■NHL affiliate: Independent

■Arena: Orleans Arena (7,773)

■Address: 4500 West Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV 89103

■Phone: 702.471.7825

■email: info@lasvegaswranglers.com

 

Ontario Reign

■Coach: Jason Christie

■AHL affiliate: Manchester Monarchs & St. John’s IceCaps

■NHL affiliate: Los Angeles Kings & Winnipeg Jets

■Arena: Citizens Business Bank Arena (9,616)

■Address: 901 Via Piemonte, Suite 370, Ontario, CA 91764

■Phone: 909.941.7825

■email: ltolbirt@ontarioreign.com

 

San Francisco Bulls

■Coach: Pat Curcio

■AHL affiliate: Worcester Sharks

■NHL affiliate: San Jose Sharks

■Arena: Cow Palace (11,089)

■Address: 2600 Geneva Ave., Daly City, CA 94014

■Phone: 415.469.9843

■email: admin@sfbulls.com

 

Stockton Thunder

■Coach: Rich Kromm

■AHL affiliate: Bridgeport Sound Tigers

■NHL affiliate: New York Islanders

■Arena: Stockton Arena (9,737)

■Address: 248 W. Fremont St., Stockton, CA 95203

■Phone: 209.373.1500

■email: hockey@stocktonthunder.com



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