Category Archives: ECHL

Mavs Owner Lamar Hunt Jr. says “more ice”, but where?

The fact that Lamar Hunt Jr. specified that he thinks the Greater Kansas City area needs more ice facilities is a great thing for the Kansas City hockey community. He says he has a “vision” and his vision will be … Continue reading

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Lamar Hunt Jr. to buy Missouri Mavericks – Thank you Adams brothers

Tomorrow will be the announcement that Kansas City’s professional hockey team will change hands to the Hunt family — a family we know very, very well in Kansas City. What do I think of Hunt buying the Mavericks? I think … Continue reading

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Kansas City returns to being an NHL affiliate — AA this time, still good news

The Missouri Mavericks announced today that they will carry an affiliation with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League (AHL). The Chicago Wolves are the AAA-affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks. Is this a big deal? Hmmm…not really. Is this … Continue reading

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Could KC be headed for the ECHL and an NHL affiliation?

Now that hockey season is wrapping up, the “minor league silly season” begins. Who will be back in the CHL? Will all 30 AHL remain in their current markets? What of the ECHL? It happens every year. The Central Hockey … Continue reading

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