Chiefs Announce Affiliation With Columbus, Syracuse

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – The Johnstown Chiefs announced that they have entered into an affiliation agreement with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League and the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

The Chiefs are also the ECHL affiliate for the Colorado Avalanche of the NHL and the Lake Erie Monsters of the AHL.

“We are very excited to be partnering with the Chiefs,” said Columbus assistant general manager Chris MacFarland. “Developing players is crucial to the long-term success of any team and we feel Johnstown will be a positive place for our young players to learn the game and gain professional experience.”

Team Press Release