The Orlando Solar Bears have been selected to host the 2015 ECHL All-Star Game, the league announced today.
June 26, 2013 in Ice Chips 9 comments
Cathie Rowand/The Journal Gazette
Former Komets defenseman Brent Henley has signed to play with the Nottingham Panthers in Great Britain, the Nottingham Post has reported.
June 25, 2013 in Ice Chips 2 comments
The Central Hockey League said today it had been sold to Central Partners LLC, a collection of the league's franchise owners.
June 20, 2013 in Ice Chips 5 comments
Komets president Michael Franke hailed the 2013-14 schedule as one of the best in the franchise's 62-year history.
June 19, 2013 in Ice Chips 4 comments
There's a new Komets, er, Comets on the hockey block.
June 14, 2013 in Ice Chips 2 comments
I'm back in town. Did you miss me? It was a little weird to be back in CHL country -- Rapid City, S.D. -- without any hockey going on.
June 13, 2013 in Ice Chips 2 comments
Center Brett Smith was the first player signed by the Central Hockey League expansion team Brampton (Ontario) Beast on Monday.
June 11, 2013 in Ice Chips 4 comments
New Komets coach Gary Graham on Wednesday appeared on the BS Sports Show with Billy and Stiller on The Fan 1380 AM. Check out this video on YouTube:
June 7, 2013 in Ice Chips
Michelle Davies/The Journal Gazette
Gary Graham dreamed of being a head coach in the professional ranks, even if he hadn’t played the game at a particularly high level, so he arrived at the team’s offices in 2008 to ask for a job.
June 4, 2013 in Ice Chips 14 comments
"There’s a lot of work that needs to be done and I’m eagerly awaiting being able to dive into it."
Here is a good explanation I got from the league on the protected lists that were turned in today and what it means. (It's a learning process for all of us.)
June 3, 2013 in Ice Chips
The Komets will hold a news conference Tuesday at 2 p.m. to announce -- finally -- who their next head coach will be.
June 3, 2013 in Ice Chips 11 comments
Here is the Komets' first round of protected players. This basically includes players who weren't on contracts to higher-level teams when they joined the Komets and with whom they want to hold exclusive negotiating rights until July.
June 3, 2013 in Ice Chips 2 comments