OFF-SEASON TRACKER

Keep up-to-date on league deadlines and player signings right here throughout the off-season.

JUNE 1
Protected Lists Due

Consider this more of a housekeeping list for the league. Simply put, any player not on an AHL or NHL contract that skated for the Icemen in 2017-2018 under a standard player contract will be on the list. There is no limit on the number of players.

FORWARDS

Garet Hunt
Colten Veloso
Matt Ustaski
Tyson Fawcett
Cody Fowlie
Tanner Eberle
Everett Clark
Brendan Collier
Cameron Critchlow
Josh Erickson
Eli Lichtenwald
Emerson Clark
Wacey Rabbit
Tyler Coulter
Alexandre Goulet
Ryan Graham
Cristiano DiGiacinto

DEFENSEMEN

Kyle Bigos
Dajon Mingo
Travis Jeke
Jack Glover
Dylan Blujus
Justin Woods
Kyle Shapiro
Chris Joseph
Steven Delisle

GOALIES

Denis Tsaruk
Austin Lotz

JUNE 13
Future Considerations Trade Deadline

Any trade during the season that occurred for “future considerations” will need to be completed. The Icemen have none.

JUNE 15
Season-Ending Rosters Due

Up to 20-man roster reflecting the players whose rights the Icemen wish to keep.

FORWARDS

Emerson Clark
Everett Clark
Tyler Coulter
Cameron Critchlow
Cristiano DiGiacinto
Tanner Eberle
Josh Erickson
Tyson Fawcett
Cody Fowlie
Alexandre Goulet
Ryan Graham
Garet Hunt
Wacey Rabbit
Matt Ustaski
Colten Veloso

DEFENSEMEN

Dylan Blujus
Jack Glover
Dajon Mingo
Justin Woods

GOALIES

Austin Lotz

JUNE 16
ECHL Begins Approving 2018-2019 Player Contracts

With Colorado and Quad City exiting the league, several quality players are now free agents. Any player not on a team’s season-ending roster is eligible to be signed. Teams are prohibited from announcing player signings until contracts have been approved by the ECHL.

FORWARDS

Cameron Critchlow  –  6/27/18
Cody Fowlie – 7/10/18
Eli Lichtenwald – 7/31/18
Colton Veloso – 8/7/18
Jake Randolph – 8/7/18

DEFENSEMEN

Dajon Mingo – 7/17/18

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GOALIES

JUNE 30
Qualifying Offers Due
(8-Man Protected List)

Each team is entitled to reserve the rights to a maximum of eight qualified players. Of the eight qualified players, no more than four can be veterans (260 regular season professional hockey games played as of the start of the upcoming 2018-19 season). Players on open qualifying offers cannot be traded.

The qualifying offer must remain open for acceptance until July 16 at which time the qualifying offer becomes null and void and the team may sign the qualified player to any salary or may elect to take no further action. Teams that extend a valid qualifying offer to a non-veteran player shall retain the rights to that qualified player for one playing season.

A team that extends a valid qualifying offer to a veteran player will retain the rights to that veteran until July 16. After July 16, if the veteran player is not signed to a contract by the team, the veteran shall be deemed a restricted free agent and shall be entitled to seek and secure offers of employment from other ECHL teams.

FORWARDS

Tyler Coulter
Cristiano DiGiacinto
Tyson Fawcett
Alexandre Goulet

DEFENSEMEN

Dylan Blujus
Jack Glover
Dajon Mingo

GOALIES

Austin Lotz