The ECHL announced on Monday the winner for each team in the 2017-18 ECHL Fantasy Team, presented by The MeiGray Group, as well as the goaltenders who will be participating for each of the League’s 27 teams in the Golden Goalie Program.
Fans had the opportunity to vote on ECHL.com for one player on each ECHL member team’s ballot to help select the 2017-18 Fantasy Team. The winning player will wear a jersey featuring an ECHL Fantasy Team patch at an upcoming home game. A goaltender for each team will also participate in the MeiGray Golden Goalie Program. The starting goaltender for each team on the preselected date will wear a special jersey.
Both the Fantasy Team skater and the Golden Goalie will wear a specially-designed jersey at an upcoming home game.
Each of the Fantasy Team skater and MeiGray goaltender jerseys will be available for bid through The MeiGray Group at MeiGrayAuctions.com.
The winning skater and the participating goaltender for each team is listed below. Players are subject to change.
Fantasy Team and Golden Goalie Jersey Participants
The MeiGray Group, which has sold more than 100,000 game-worn jerseys since its inception in 1997, partners with USA Hockey, the National Women’s Hockey League, and works with eight National Hockey League teams. MeiGray also partners with the National Basketball Association.
About the ECHL
Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 27 teams in 21 states and one Canadian province for its 30th season in 2017-18. There have been who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 16 who have made their NHL debuts in the 2017-18 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 26 of the 31 NHL teams in 2017-18, marking the 21st consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Twitter and Facebook.