ESTERO, FL – The Florida Everblades announced Monday their protected list of players. The list of 19 players is comprised of two goaltenders, eight defensemen, and nine forwards. This is the first of a three-step process which ECHL teams use to reserve the rights to ECHL contracted players for the 2014-15 season
GoaltendersAny IlesTrevor Cann
DefensemenMike CornellJordan HenryJoe StejskalRob KwietTyson GimblettCameron BurtTony DeHartBryce Lampman
ForwardsTrevor BruessMathieu RoyPhilip-Michael DevosEvan BloodoffAaron BogosianBrandon MacLeanA.J. JenksMatthew PistilliLeigh Salters
Teams are allowed to protect as many players as they wish provided the players protected meet the guidelines as defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association which state that teams shall retain the rights to each player that:
1. Signed an SPC in 2013-14 with the Member, and has not been traded or released, OR
2. Signed an SPC in 2013-14, and was recalled to the NHL/AHL or IIHF team, and has not been traded or released, OR
3. Had received a Qualifying Offer last summer for the current Season, DID NOT sign an SPC, and has not been traded or released, OR
4. Has been suspended by the Member or League, and has not been traded or released, OR
5. Signed an SPC on or after the first day of the 2013-14 Regular Season, then subsequently signed an NHL/AHL contract, and has not been traded or released, OR
6. Has executed the ECHL Retirement Form, and has not been traded or released.
Protected lists may exceed 20 players.
The ECHL also announced that teams must complete all Future Consideration trades by 3 p.m. ET on June 13 and that teams must submit their Season-Ending Roster by 3 p.m. ET on June 15.
Season-ending rosters may include up to 20 players and cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2013-14.
2014-15 Everblades Ticket Packages are currently on sale! Full season, as well as 12 and 24-game options are also available! All packages save you money from the box office price, and come with many great benefits. For more information call 239-948-7825, or stop by the Everblades Main Office located at Germain Arena, Monday—Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.