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Mavericks Sign Rookie Defenseman Jakob Brahaney

ECHL Kansas City Mavericks February 22, 2024 - INDEPENDENCE, MO. - The Kansas City Mavericks announced today the signing of defenseman Jakob Brahaney. Brahaney, 24, is a 6-2, 192-pound defenseman from Queen's University (Ontario, Canada). Playing in 66 career USports games, Brahaney notched 25 points across three seasons with the Gaels. Brahaney was an alternate captain at Queen's University in the 2023-24 season. The Mavericks are the top team in the ECHL and having one of their best seasons in franchise history. Tickets are still available for one of Kansas Ci... Full Story

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Growlers Hold off Royals 5-3

ECHL Newfoundland Growlers February 21, 2024 - The Newfoundland Growlers knocked off the Reading Royals 5-3 on Wednesday night at Santander Arena. Trailing 1-0 after 20 minutes, Newfoundland's offence came to life in the 2nd to the tune of four goals in 10:20 courtesy of Tyler Weiss, Neil Shea and Grant Cruikshank (2). Tate Singleton added an empty netter with six seconds left to secure the win while Luke Cavallin made 31 saves for his 16th win of the season. Newfoundland next visit Trois-Rivières on Friday night at 8:30pm NL time. Three Stars: 1. NFL... Full Story

MacArthur Gets American Hockey League Call

ECHL Allen Americans February 21, 2024 - Dallas/Allen, Texas - The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Ottawa Senators, and AHL's Belleville Senators announced today that forward Bennett MacArthur has been recalled by the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning, and assigned to the Syracuse Crunch (AHL). Bennett Macarthur was reassigned to Allen by Tampa Bay (NHL) in early December. In 33 games with the Americans, he has 20 points (7 goals and 13 assists). The native of Summerside, PEI, was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. He has six... Full Story

Swamp Rabbits Announce Pair of Transactions Entering Weekend

ECHL Greenville Swamp Rabbits February 21, 2024 - GREENVILLE, S.C. - The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Los Angeles Kings, announced a pair of Swamp Rabbit Moving Transactions ahead of their three-game set against the Rapid City Rush. Rookie forward Jonathan Yantsis signs his first professional contract with the Swamp Rabbits. Separately, forward Jake Smith has been dealt to the Reading Royals for future considerations. Yantsis joins the Swamp Rabbits having completed his Canadian college career with Queens University in USports. The 6'2",... Full Story


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