Annual ECHL Board of Governors Meeting Concludes
August 4, 2016 - ECHL (ECHL) News Release
PRINCETON, N.J. - The ECHL announced on Thursday that the League's Board of Governors approved the following items at its recently competed Annual Meeting.
Transfer of Controlling Interest of Manchester Monarchs
The Board approved the Transfer of Controlling Interest of the Manchester Monarchs from Anschutz Manchester Hockey LLC to PPI Sports LLC, a group led by New England businessmen Marc Casper and Brian Cheek. Cheek will serve as the team's CEO.
Harris re-elected as Chairman of the Board
Ray Harris, Governor of the Cincinnati Cyclones, was unanimously re-elected for a second season as the Chairman of the Board of Governors.
No timeout following an icing violation
The Board of Governors approved a change to Rule #81 - Icing. In addition to not being permitted to make player substitutions, the offending team on an icing violation also may not use its team time-out.
New divisional and conference alignment
As announced last month, the Board of Governors approved a new divisional and conference alignment for the 2016-17 season. Click here -2016-17-season) for more information on the alignment.
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