“Behind The ECHL Mics”
Paul Roper, Trenton Devils

Paul Roper is in his first season as the “Voice of the T-Devils” on B2 Networks, the “Official Broadband Broadcast Provider of the ECHL.”

Roper worked as a broadcast and media relations intern for the team in 2007-08 and provided color commentary during the team’s home broadcasts.

He has worked as a broadcaster in both minor league and college baseball, being selected to work the New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game, as well as doing the play-by-play for men’s and women’s basketball at Seton Hall University and for high school hockey and football in New Jersey. He received his bachelor’s degree in broadcasting from Seton Hall University.

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.