“Behind The ECHL Mics”
Leif Skodnick, Mississippi Sea Wolves

Leif Skodnick returns for his second season as the “Voice of the Sea Wolves” on on B2 Networks, the “Official Broadband Broadcast Provider of the ECHL”.

Skodnick, who was a member of the audio broadcast team for the on 2008 ECHL All-Star Game, also serves as the director of broadcasting and communications for Mississippi.

He was the director of broadcasting and public relations and the play-by-play broadcaster for the Johnstown Chiefs in 2006-07.

The native of Princeton Junction, N.J. was a graduate assistant in the public and community relations department for the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL in 2005-06 and worked two years as an intern for the ECHL league office.

Skodnick received his bachelor’s degree in Canadian Studies and History from St. Lawrence University in 2002.

Former ECHL broadcasters working in the National Hockey League include John Ahlers and Steve Carroll of the Anaheim Ducks, Tom Callahan of the Nashville Predators, Dave Goucher of the Boston Bruins, Chris Kerber of the St. Louis Blues, Dave Mishkin of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Rob Simpson, who is a producer/host for The NHL Network.

Former ECHL broadcasters working in the American Hockey League include Mike Kelly in Springfield, Alex Kyrias, in Iowa, Eric Lindquist in Worcester, Bob McElligott in Syracuse, John Michael in Lake Erie, Mike O’Brien in Lowell, Joe O’Donnell in Houston, Aaron Roof in Quad City, Jason Shaver in Chicago and Grady Whittenburg in Binghamton.

B2 Networks is offering fans the opportunity to purchase a Power-Play Season Pass so that they don’t miss a minute of watching their favorite team live at home and on the road. Power-Play Season Passes are available for only $150 until Oct. 1, which is a savings of more than 60 percent off the individual game purchase price, and for $160 after Oct. 1. To purchase the Power-Play Season Pass visit or ECHL.com or B2LiveTV.com.