North Division capsules

Location: Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Arena (Capacity): Sears Centre Arena (9,400)

Division: North

Coach: Steve Martinson, First Season with Chicago; Fifth Season in ECHL (166-89-33)

NHL Affiliate: Columbus Blue Jackets

AHL Affiliate: Springfield Falcons


Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Arena (Capacity): U.S. Bank Arena (6,955)

Division: North

Coach: Jarrod Skalde, Second Season (33-29-10)

2011 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Eastern Conference Quarterfinals to Reading (3 games to 1)

NHL Affiliates: Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators

AHL Affiliates: San Antonio Rampage and Milwaukee Admirals


2010-11 in review

Record: 33-29-10, 76 points

North Division Finish: 3rd

Overall ECHL Finish: 12th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.76 (16th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.18 (13th)

Power Play (Rank): 14.3% (18th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 78.4% (18th)


Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan

Arena (Capacity): Wings Stadium (5,113)

Division: North

Coach: Nick Bootland, Fourth Season (126-73-21)

2011 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Kelly Cup Finals to Alaska (4 games to 1)

NHL Affiliates: Vancouver Canucks and New Jersey Devils

AHL Affiliates: Chicago Wolves and Albany Devils


2010-11 in review

Record: 40-24-8, 88 points

North Division Finish: 1st

Overall ECHL Finish: 4th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.54 (T2nd)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.13 (11th)

Power Play (Rank): 23.0% (2nd)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 82.1% (10th)


Location: Toledo, Ohio

Arena (Capacity): Huntington Center (7,431)

Division: North

Coach: Nick Vitucci, Seventh Season (208-167-34)

2011 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify

NHL Affiliates: Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings

AHL Affiliates: Rockford IceHogs and Grand Rapids Griffins


2010-11 in review

Record: 33-33-6, 72 points

North Division Finish: 4th

Overall ECHL Finish: 16th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.32 (6th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.54 (16th)

Power Play (Rank): 17.4% (13th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 79.1% (16th)