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Everblades announce list of protected players

Monday, June 3rd
Everblades announce list of protected players

ESTERO, Fla. — The Florida Everblades announced on Monday their list of protected players.

Florida’s list is comprised of 10 defensemen and 17 forwards, and 21 of those 27 players suited up in a game for the Everblades during the 2018-19 season.

The protected list is the first step of a multi-step process that ECHL teams use to reserve the rights to ECHL-contracted players for the 2019-20 season.

DefensemenNelson ArmstrongOlivier Dame-MalkaMatt FinnZack KamrassBen MasellaLogan RoeClark SeymourDerek SheppardJordon SouthornRiley Weselowski

ForwardsMichael NevilleJustin AugerSam WarningJohn McCarronMitch VandergunstAlex TongeGrant ArnoldTommy ThompsonJoe CoxBlake WinieckiNathan PerkovichNick MoutreyPhilippe HudonStephen MacAulayMichael KirkpatrickDavid FriedmannAdam Gilmour

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 2018-19 with the Member, and has not been traded or released, OR

2. Signed an SPC in 2018-19, 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 2018-19 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 2018-19.

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