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Everblades Announce List of Protected Players

Tuesday, June 2nd
Everblades Announce List of Protected Players

ESTERO, Fla. — The Florida Everblades announced on Tuesday their list of protected players which is comprised of 12 defensemen and 11 forwards. 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 2020-21 season.

Defensemen

Theo Calvas

Aaron Harstad

Cody Sol

Ben Masella

Logan Roe

Michael Downing

Cole MacDonald

Patrick McCarron

Jake Clifford

Nick Schaus

Jeremy Dehner

Matt Finn

Forwards

Michael Huntebrinker

Reid Jackman

John McCarron

Justin Auger

Cam Maclise

Kyle Neuber

Darik Angeli

Michael Neville

Levko Koper

Blake Winiecki

Tommy Thompson 

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 2019-20 with the Member, and has not been traded or released, OR2. Signed an SPC in 2019-20 and was recalled to the NHL/AHL or IIHF team, and has not been traded or released, OR3. Had received a Qualifying Offer last summer for the current Season, DID NOT sign an SPC, and has not been traded or released, OR4. Has been suspended by the Member or League, and has not been traded or released, OR5. Signed an SPC on or after the first day of the 2019-20 Regular Season, then subsequently signed an NHL/AHL contract, and has not been traded or released, OR6. 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 12 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 2019-20.

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