ECHL Web Site Traffic Up Over 63 Percent

ECHL.com Page Impressions Exceed 2.5 Million In January, February

PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced on Friday that traffic on its official web site www.echl.com for January and February has increased 63 percent from the same time period in 2003.

The web site had 2,685,612 page impressions in January and February compared to 1,642,068 in 2003. Unique visitors increased more than 45 percent from 129,810 to 188,851 while user sessions increased almost 63 percent from 301,228 to 490,800.

ECHL.com had 1,301,012 page impressions in February of 2004, an increase of almost 74 percent over the 747,870 page impressions in 2003, and the web site had 88,969 unique visitors in February of 2004 compared to 60,767 unique visitors in 2003, an increase of more than 46 percent. The average daily page impressions in February of 2004 was 44,862, an increase of nearly 68 percent over 26,710 from 2003, and the daily average of unique users increased almost 50 percent from 4,220 in 2003 to 6,328 in 2004.

ECHL.com had 1,384,600 page impressions in January of 2004, an increase of almost 74 percent over the 894,198 page impressions in 2003, and the web site had 99,882 unique visitors in January of 2004 compared to 69,043 unique visitors in 2003, an increase of more than 46 percent. The average daily page impressions in January of 2004 was 44,665, an increase of nearly 55 percent over 28,845 from 2003, and the daily average of unique users increased almost 52 percent from 4,251 in 2003 to 6,460 in 2004.

A member of the NHL.com Network for the third consecutive year, ECHL.com is hosted by GKG Sports Network (www.gkg.net). GKG Sports Network is a complete resource for the sports enthusiast, providing complete statistical analysis, sports news and web site development for sports organizations.