PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced on Wednesday the winner for each of the 21 teams participating in the 2014-15 ECHL Fantasy Team, presented by The MeiGray Group, as well as the goaltenders who will be participating for each of the League’s 28 teams in the Golden Goalie Program.
Fans had the opportunity to vote on ECHL.com for one player on each ECHL member team’s ballot to help select the 2014-15 Fantasy Team. The winning player will wear a special ECHL Fantasy Team jersey at an upcoming home game.
A goaltender for each team will also participate in the MeiGray Golden Goalie Program. The starting goaltender for each team on the preselected date will wear a special jersey.
Both the Fantasy Team skater and the Golden Goalie will wear a specially-designed jersey on the designated date. Dates are subject to change based on player availability.
Each of the Fantasy Team skater and MeigGray goaltender jerseys will be available for bid through The MeiGray Group. Jerseys will be available for bid starting on Tuesday, March 17
The schedule of teams, as well as the winning skater and the participating goaltender, is listed below. In the event that the winner for a team is unable to play in the preselected game, the second-place vote-getter from that team will wear the special jersey.
Fantasy Team and Golden Goalie Jersey Schedule
|Date||Team||Fantasy Skater||Golden Goalie|
|Thursday, March 5||Jacob Cepis||Garret Sparks|
|Friday, March 6||Trent Daavettila||Clarke Saunders|
|Mike Embach||Pat Nagle|
|Saturday, March 7||Emerson Clark||Jason Missiaen|
|Casey Pierro-Zabotel||Kent Patterson|
|Mike Duco||Mac Carruth|
|Ryan Cruthers||Connor Knapp|
|Sunday, March 8||Trevor Cann|
|Friday, March 13||Olivier Archambault||Niklas Lundstrom|
|Sebastien Sylvestre||Frans Tuohimaa|
|Josh Shalla||Sam Brittain|
|Adam Brace||Allen York|
|Saturday, March 14||Danny Battochio|
|Garet Hunt||Cody Reichard|
|Cody Lampl||Jeff Lerg|
|Derek Army||Eric Hartzell|
|Friday, March 20||Eric Kattelus||Joel Martin|
|Saturday, March 21||Mike Seidel||Travis Fullerton|
|Patrick Kennedy||Chris Driedger|
|Wade MacLeod||Olivier Roy|
|Gasper Kopitar||Joe Cannata|
|Andrew Rowe||Adam Morrison|
|Alex Krushelnyski||Ryan Faragher|
|Sunday, March 22||Riley Gill|
About The MeiGray Group
The leading distributor of game-worn hockey jerseys, The MeiGray Group has sold more than 7,000 ECHL game-worn jerseys since 2002-03.
The MeiGray Group, which has sold more than 50,000 game-worn jerseys since its inception in 1997, partners with USA Hockey and directs the NHL-MeiGray Game-Worn Jersey Authentication Program. MeiGray Group also partners with the National Basketball Association.
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 20 states and one Canadian province for its 27th season in 2014-15. There have been 556 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 15 who made their NHL debuts in the 2014-15 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 29 of the 30 NHL teams in 2014-15, marking the 18th consecutive season that the league had 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.