The ECHL announced on Monday that Baron Championship Rings will serve as the “Official Championship Ring of the ECHL” for the 2015-16 season for the League, and has created a new design of the ECHL Hall of Fame Ring for its upcoming induction of its Ninth Class, at its Hall of Fame Luncheon presented by BFL CANADA in Kalamazoo, Mich.
The relationship continues through the 2017-18 Season, and allows the ECHL and Baron Championship Rings to design state-of-the-art rings to commemorate the success of its best both on and off the ice.
“The technology, creativeness and expertise of Baron Championship Rings allows us a wave of new opportunities for us to present our athletes and personnel with stunning craftsmanship in honor of their achievements,” said ECHL Senior Vice President of Business Operations Ryan Crelin. “We look forward to this new relationship to help commemorate the ECHL’s finest through various milestone awards such as our Hall of Fame Classes, Kelly Cup Finals Officiating Staff, Championships, dedication to the League and other feats that warrant such a special piece of hardware.”
“We produced our first champion ring in 1988, the same year the ECHL started,” said Peter Kanis, Executive Vice President of Baron Championship Rings. “Since those humble beginnings, we have went on to produce rings for over 10,000 teams, and today we are considered to manufacture the finest championship rings in the industry. It seems only fitting to be partnering with the ECHL, who in itself has produced hundreds of amazing hockey professionals in players and coaches. The ECHL is respected as one of the finest hockey leagues in the country. We’re very honored to be working together.”
The new ECHL Hall of Fame Member rings feature a 10K gold base, bearing the inductee’s last name and induction year, and crowned by the ECHL signature wordmark surrounded by red, blue and white stones to highlight the League’s color branding in the design.
About Baron Championship Rings
Baron Championship Rings is one of the largest championship ring producers in North America and we provide the most advanced ring making processes in the world. We are able to create whatever you can imagine thanks to our innovative and unique 3D design and print system that is ahead of the competition in every way. Our designers have over 50 years of experience combined.
Baron started as a family business in 1988 and has continued the family-like model that customers look for in business partnerships. Here at Baron Championship Rings we believe every ring has a story and we dedicate our craft to make sure your ring tells your story. If you can dream it, we can build it.
About the ECHL
Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 28 teams in 21 states and one Canadian province for its 28th season in 2015-16. There have been 582 players who have started their career in the ECHL who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League, including 13 who have made their NHL debuts during the 2015-16 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 25 of the 30 NHL teams in 2015-16, marking the 18th consecutive season that the league has affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter.