Zakrzewski Selected To Broadcast 2010 ECHL All-Star GameJanuary 12, 2010 - ECHL (ECHL) South Carolina Stingrays
Zakrzewski is in his first season as the "Voice of the Stingrays" on B2 Networks, the "Official Broadband Broadcast Provider of the ECHL," and online at StingraysHockey.com. Zakrzewski is also the team's media specialist and is responsible for all media relations as well as managing StingraysHockey.com, the official web site of the Kelly Cup champions.
The Spring, TX native has worked the last two seasons as the broadcasting intern for the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League and as the broadcaster for the Battle Creek Bombers of the Northwoods League. Zakrzewski was awarded his bachelor's degree in Mass Communications specializing in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in English from Sam Houston State University. During his time at Sam Houston State, Zakrzewski played hockey as the team's goaltender for four seasons and also worked for the school's radio and television stations.
The Stingrays welcome the Kalamazoo Wings to North Charleston Coliseum for the first time ever on Friday, January 15 at 7:05 p.m. Friday is $2 Beer Night at the Coliseum, but be sure to arrive early because the beer special only lasts until the end of the first period. Call the Stingrays front office at (843) 744-2248 for more information. For all the latest Stingrays news, visit www.stingrayshockey.com
About the 2010 All-Star Game: The 2010 ECHL All-Star Game presented by Reebok Hockey and brought to you by Toyota and the City of Ontario will be hosted by the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena and played on Jan. 20, 2010 while the 2010 ECHL All-Star Skills Competition will be held on Jan. 19, 2010.
There are 11 rookies on the American Conference and 19 of the 21 players are making their first appearance in an ECHL All-Star Game.
There have been 58 players from the All-Star Game who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League, including 33 since 2002 when the lineups began having players who coaches felt were prospects to move up to a higher level.
The starting lineups are determined in voting by American Conference coaches, team captains, media directors, broadcasters and media members. Coaches also submitted the top prospects from within their conference to determine the final roster with each of the 12 teams having a representative.
The third class will be inducted into the ECHL Hall of Fame on Jan. 20, 2010 during a luncheon ceremony at the Hilton Ontario Airport, the official host hotel of the 2010 ECHL All-Star Game presented by Reebok Hockey and brought to you by Toyota and the City of Ontario. The featured speaker at the ECHL Hall of Fame luncheon will be Hockey Hall of Fame member and Los Angeles Kings President of Business Operations Luc Robitaille.
Tickets for the luncheon are $40 each or a table with seven tickets can be purchased for $250. The Ontario Reign is offering a special ticket package that includes a ticket to the ECHL Hall of Fame luncheon, the All-Star Skills Competition, the Fan Fest at Dave & Busters and the ECHL All-Star Game for only $75. To purchase tickets visit OntarioReign.com/team/allstar/ or telephone the Ontario Reign at (909) 941-7825.
ECHL Stories from January 12, 2010
- Wranglers Flop In Third To Victoria, 5-3 - Las Vegas Wranglers
- Teslak's Spectacular Stops Preserve 5-3 Win - Wheeling Nailers
- Everblades Announce Game Change - Florida Everblades
- Wheeling Takes 5-3 Homecoming Win From Cyclones - Cincinnati Cyclones
- K-Wings Modugno Selected To Broadcast ECHL All-Star Game - Kalamazoo Wings
- Lukacevic Named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player Of The Week; - Las Vegas Wranglers
- Wranglers' Miller Named To All-Star Team - Las Vegas Wranglers
- Las Vegas' Lukacevic Named Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player Of The Week - ECHL
- All-Star Radio Crew Is Benton, Modugno, Zakrzewski - ECHL
- D'Alvise, Miller, Weller Added To National Conference Roster For ECHL All-Star Game - ECHL
- ECHL Transactions - ECHL
- Zakrzewski Selected To Broadcast 2010 ECHL All-Star Game - South Carolina Stingrays
- Benton Joins 2010 ECHL All-Star Game Radio Coverage - Stockton Thunder
- Weller Added To National Conference All-Star Team - Bakersfield Condors
- Cyclones Receive Pair From AHL - Cincinnati Cyclones
- Wheeling's Thiessen Named Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender Of The Week - ECHL
- Lammers Called Up, Dahm Re-Assigned - Alaska Aces
- Chris D'Alvise Named To 2010 ECHL All-Star Roster - Stockton Thunder
- Thiessen Goalie Of The Week - Wheeling Nailers
- Orpike And Bernhardt Reassigned By Affiliate To Las Vegas - Las Vegas Wranglers
- Kalamazoo's Willis Suspended One Game - ECHL
- Zanoski Returned On Loan From AHL Binghamton - Gwinnett Gladiators
- Wranglers To Host Girl Scout Night - Las Vegas Wranglers
- Stingrays Announce Special 12:30 Start Time This Sunday - South Carolina Stingrays
- ECHL Today - ECHL
- Jackals Rookie Gratchev Featured On NHL.Com - Elmira Jackals
- Jackals Away From Home, But Ice Stays Active - Elmira Jackals
- Mascot Mania Dodgeball Champ - Toledo Walleye
- Walleye Sign Adam Keefe, David Phillips Recalled To Rockford - Toledo Walleye
- Nailers At Cincy Tonight - Wheeling Nailers
- Thiessen to AHL, Haddad Returns to Nailers - Wheeling Nailers
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