South Division Capsules

ATL

Location: Duluth, Georgia 

Arena (Capacity): Infinite Energy Arena (11,355) 

Coach: Chuck Weber, First Season with Atlanta, Fifth Season in ECHL (177-92-19) 

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify 

NHL Affiliate: Boston Bruins 

AHL Affiliate: Providence Bruins

 

2016-17 in review 

Record: 27-37-8, 62 points 

Division Finish: 6th, South 

Overall ECHL Finish: 21st 

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.25 (T13th) 

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.86 (T24th) 

Power Play (Rank): 18.3% (10th) 

Penalty Killing (Rank): 82.2% (15th)

 

FLA

Location: Estero, Florida 

Arena (Capacity): Germain Arena (7,186) 

Coach: Brad Ralph, Second Season with Florida, Fifth Season in ECHL (178-85-25) 

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost South Division Finals to South Carolina (4 games to 1) 

NHL Affiliate: Carolina Hurricanes 

AHL Affiliate: Charlotte Checkers

 

2016-17 in review 

Record: 46-21-5, 97 points 

Division Finish: 1st, South

Overall ECHL Finish: 5th 

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.82 (3rd) 

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.04 (10th) 

Power Play (Rank): 16.6% (16th) 

Penalty Killing (Rank): 83.0% (12th)

 

GSR

Location: Greenville, South Carolina 

Arena (Capacity): Bon Secours Wellness Arena (7,044) 

Coach: Brian Gratz, Third Season (69-59-16) 

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost South Division Semifinals to South Carolina (4 games to 2) 

NHL Affiliate: New York Rangers 

AHL Affiliate: Hartford Wolf Pack

 

2016-17 in review 

Record: 29-33-10, 68 points 

Division Finish: 5th, South 

Overall ECHL Finish: 23rd 

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.85 (17th) 

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.38 (27th) 

Power Play (Rank): 16.7% (16th) 

Penalty Killing (Rank): 79.5% (26th)

 

Location: Jacksonville, Florida 

Arena (Capacity): Veterans Memorial Arena (8,500) 

Coach: Jason Christie, First Season with Jacksonville, 15th Season in ECHL (547-349-111) 

NHL Affiliate: Winnipeg Jets 

AHL Affiliate: Manitoba Moose

 

Location: Norfolk, Virginia 

Arena (Capacity): Norfolk Scope (8,701) 

Coach: Robbie Ftorek, Second Season (24-29-2) 

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify 

NHL Affiliate: Nashville Predators 

AHL Affiliate: Milwaukee Admirals

 

2016-17 in review 

Record: 26-40-6, 58 points 

Division Finish: 7th, South 

Overall ECHL Finish: 24th 

Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.97 (22nd) 

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.76 (23rd) 

Power Play (Rank): 16.1% (T19th) 

Penalty Killing (Rank): 80.0% (22nd)

 

ORL

Location: Orlando, Florida

Arena (Capacity): Amway Center (9,555)

Coach: Drake Berehowsky, Third Season (59-58-16)

2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost South Division Semifinals to Florida (4 games to 3)

NHL Affiliate: Toronto Maple Leafs

AHL Affiliate: Toronto Marlies

 

2016-17 in review 

Record: 36-26-10, 82 points

Division Finish: 4th, South

Overall ECHL Finish: 14th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.61 (9th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.58 (22nd)

Power Play (Rank): 17.1% (13th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 75.9% (26th)

SC

Location: North Charleston, South Carolina

Arena (Capacity): North Charleston Coliseum (7,250)

Coach: Ryan Warsofsky, Second Season (40-28-4)

 2017 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Kelly Cup Finals to Colorado (4 games to 0)

NHL Affiliate: Washington Capitals

AHL Affiliate: Hershey Bears

 

2016-17 in review

Record: 40-28-4, 84 points

Division Finish:2nd, South      

Overall ECHL Finish: 12th

Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.15 (17th)

Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.93 (7th)

Power Play (Rank): 17.3% (12th)

Penalty Killing (Rank): 84.9% (T3rd)