Falcons’ Burke Receives
ECHL Equipment Manager Award

PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced on Wednesday that Chris Burke of the Fresno Falcons is the recipient of the ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year award for 2005-06.

The award was determined in a vote of ECHL general managers and equipment managers.

In his first season with the Falcons, the native of Cincinnati, Ohio was selected in a vote of his peers to work the 2006 ECHL All-Star Game in Fresno.

He was the head equipment manager for Atlantic City in the ECHL in 2004-05 and previously worked four seasons with the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL, including one season as head equipment manager.

ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year Award Winners

Year Recipient Team
2005-06 Chris Burke Fresno Falcons
2004-05 Russ Holden Reading Royals
John Jennings Florida Everblades
2003-04 John Krouse Pensacola Ice Pilots
2002-03 Tom Severance Charlotte Checkers