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Rush Training Camp Schedule Announced

September 26, 2016 - RAPID CITY, SD- The Rapid City Rush, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Arizona Coyotes, announced the team's schedule for their 2016 Training Camp today. For a ninth consecutive season, Training Camp is open to the public. "We are very excited to get Training Camp going, and to see players that are returning from last season and are new to the team," said Rush Head Coach Mark DeSantis. "It's an exciting time and we are very glad to open the doors for our fans so they can get a glimpse of our potential players for the seas... Full Story

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Ottawa Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk Purchases AHL Team and Partners

September 26, 2016 - OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) in partnership with the City of Belleville (@BellevilleON) announced today that Senators owner, governor and chief executive officer Eugene Melnyk (@MelnykEugene) has purchased the American Hockey League franchise currently residing in Binghamton, N.Y. and will move it to Belleville, Ont. for the start of the 2017-18 AHL season. The Ottawa Senators and the City of Belleville have also agreed on an eight-year agreement to welcome the newly minted Belleville Senators to the city. ... Full Story

Big Blue-Line Addition with the Return of Rick Pinkston

September 26, 2016 - Allen, Texas - The Allen Americans, two time Kelly Cup Champions and ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, announced today that the club has signed defenseman Rick Pinkston to a new deal for the 2016-2017 season. "Rick is a solid, physical and smart defenseman," said Allen Americans Head Coach and General Manager Steve Martinson. Rick Pinkston joined the Americans last season as a rookie, after playing four seasons at Dartmouth College. The native of Trenton, Michigan, had 14 points in 45 games last year in Allen, whi... Full Story

Thunder Announces Partnership with Global Sales Leader ReplyBuy

September 26, 2016 - Wichita, KS - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators and powered by Toyota, are excited to announce a new partnership with global sales provider, ReplyBuy, which provides an entirely new way for fans to purchase Wichita Thunder tickets. Starting today, fans can gain access to and instantly buy Thunder tickets by simply responding with a text message to complete their purchase. Loyal Thunder fans who participate and utilize the new program will receive customized notifications similar to a VIP concie... Full Story

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