ECHL Transactions – Jan. 1

Following are the ECHL transactions for Monday, Jan. 1, 2007:

CONTRACTED PLAYERS RELEASED (eligible for waivers/waiver claims):

Idaho:
Justin Johnson, F

South Carolina:
Tim Judy, D

OTHER TRANSACTIONS:

Alaska:
Add Hans Benson, F activated off IR

Augusta:
Add Marc Norrington, F signed contract, 12/31
Delete Jason Kostadine, F placed on the 7-day IR, 12/29

Fresno:
Delete Scott Stirling, G placed on the 7-day IR, 12/29

Johnstown:
Delete Chris Cuppett, G emergency backup goaltender

Long Beach:
Add Derek Classen, G emergency backup goaltender, 12/31
Delete Tim Baumgartner, G emergency backup goaltender, 12/31

Reading:
Add Brian Gratz, G emergency backup goaltender, 12/30
Add Arpad Mihaly, F returned from Binghamton (AHL)
Add Jeff Pietrasiak, G returned from Hershey (AHL)
Add Shawn Germain, D returned from Hershey (AHL)
Delete Brian Gratz, G emergency backup goaltender

South Carolina:
Delete Josh Anderson, F placed on the 3-day IR

Victoria:
Add Gustav Engman, D activated off IR
Delete Justin Spencer, D placed on the 3-day IR