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Condors Submit Protected List

June 3, 2008 - ECHL (ECHL) - Bakersfield Condors News Release

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors, proud affiliate of the 2007 Stanley Cup Champion Anaheim Ducks, submitted their Protected List over the weekend. The list, which had no limit, features 27 players.

Teams are allowed to protect as many players as they wish, provided the players protected meet the guidelines as defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players' Association. The guidelines state that teams shall retain the rights to each player that:

1. Signed a Standard Players Contract in 2007-08, and has not been traded or released, OR 2. Signed Standard Players Contract in 2007-08, and was recalled to the National Hockey League, the American Hockey League or an International Ice Hockey Federation team, and has not been traded or released, OR 3. Received a 2007-08 Qualifying Offer for the current season, and DID NOT sign a Standard Players Contract, and has not been traded or released, OR 4. Has been suspended by the team or League, and has not been traded or released, OR 5. Signed Standard Players Contract on or after the first day of the 2007-08 regular season, then subsequently signed an NHL/AHL contract, and has not been traded or released, OR 6. Has executed the ECHL Retirement Form, and has not been traded or released

Below is the list of players on the Condors Protected List:

Andrew Andricopoulos (D) Scott Balan (D) Jesse Bennefield (RW) Derrick Byfuglien (D) Mark Derlago (LW) Chris Di Ubaldo (RW) Yutaka Fukufuji (G) Jason Goulet (D) John Hallas (G) Michael Handza (F) Mike Hofstrand (C) Andrew Ianiero (LW) Chris Kaufman (D) Tim Konsorada (RW) Jason Kostadine (RW) David Kudelka (D) Lay Langager (D) Reagan Leslie (D) Brett Lutes (LW) Tylor Michel (F) Dale Reinhardt (F) Ryan Salvis (F) Steve Slonina (C) Eric Sonnenberg (F) Kevin Truelson (D) Matt Tyree (F) Sean Venedam (F) Other roster deadlines in the coming weeks include the Season Ending Roster, which may contain only 20 players from the Protected List, on June 15. From the Season Ending Roster, the Condors may tender Qualifying Offers to only a maximum of eight players. That deadline is July 1.

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