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Thunder Sign Garrett Bartus

Glens Falls, NY - The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames, have signed goaltender Garrett Bartus. Bartus joins the Thunder following the recall of Kent Simpson to the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League. Bartus, 26, comes to the Thunder for his sixth career ECHL stop following previous appearances with Greenville, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Kalamazoo and Cincinnati. Bartus has amassed an 11-10-6 record in 30 career ECHL appearances, coupled with a 3.31 goals ag... Full Story

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Eagles Add Offensive Weapons in Gogol, Ringrose

(Windsor, CO) - The Colorado Eagles announced Friday that they have signed forwards Curt Gogol and Sean Ringrose to Standard Player Contracts for the remainder of the 2015-16 season. Gogol, a 6-foot-1, 190-pound forward joins the Eagles after starting the season with the Ontario Reign of the AHL. Ringrose, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound center joins the Eagles after spending the 2014-15 season overseas with Villacher SV in Austria and the Dundee Stars of the EIHL. A native of Calgary, Alberta, Gogol has posted 15 goals and nine assists in 23 ECHL games with the Alaska Aces during the 2014-15 season... Full Story

Tampa Bay Lightning Recall Kristers Gudlevskis, Reassign Andrei Vasilevskiy to Syracuse Crunch

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from the Syracuse Crunch, Lightning vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Additionally, the club has reassigned goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to Syracuse. Gudlevskis, 23, has appeared in 25 games with the Crunch this season, posting a record of 8-9-5 to go along with a 2.99 goals-against average and .901 save percentage. The 6-foot-3, 218-pound goaltender has played in one game with the Lightning this season, a 1-0 overtime loss against the Chicago Blackhawks on October 24. Gudl... Full Story

Flames and Heat Announce Roster Moves

Stockton, Calif. - The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled goaltender Joni Ortio from the Stockton Heat while also having placed goaltender Karri Ramo on injured reserve. The Stockton Heat have in turn recalled goalie Kent Simpson from the team's ECHL affiliate, the Adirondack Thunder. The 24-year-old Ortio has played in 20 games for Stockton in 2015-16 and is 9-9-0. Ortio also played four games for the Flames to start the season and was 0-2-0 when he was assigned to the Heat. The Finnish netminder was Calgary's sixth round pick (171st overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft and... Full Story

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Most Popular Teams on OSC

The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. Northwest Arkansas Naturals - Texas League (TL)
  2. Quad City Mallards - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  4. Portland Thorns FC - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL)
  5. Grand Rapids Griffins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  6. Lehigh Valley Phantoms - American Hockey League (AHL)
  7. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Victoria Royals - Western Hockey League (WHL)
  9. San Antonio FC - United Soccer League (USL)
  10. Saint John Sea Dogs - Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)


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BASEBALL
Affiliated Minor League Baseball
ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
College Wood Bat Baseball
Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
D-League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
AFL, AIF, CIF, CIFL, IFL, SIF
Outdoor Football
CFL, FXFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
PFL, PRO Rugby
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL