ECHL Opening Night Rosters Announced

If you’re looking for a breakdown of the Trenton Devils roster, complete with quotes from many of the players, two posts down is the place for you.

But if you’re interested in learning about the opposition…well, the ECHL has just released each club’s Opening Night rosters.  Granted, many of these teams won’t be coming into SBA, but you never know who you’ll be facing when and if the postseason rolls around.

Alaska Aces
Colin Hemingway, F; Jordan Foreman, F; Brett Hemingway, F; Erik Fabian, F; Josh Soares, F; Luke Erickson, F; Cam Keith (Vet), F; Ed Hill (Vet), D; Erik Felde, F; Vladimir Novak, F; Corbin Schmidt, D; Mike Curry, F; Nick Tuzzolino, F; Robin Richards, F; Alexandre Imbeault, F; Matt Shasby (Vet), D; Lee Green, D; Jean-Phillipe Lamoureux, G; Chris Holt, G.

Injured reserve: Bo Cheesman, F; Scott Burt, F.

Augusta Lynx
Matt Auffrey, RW; Jason Bloomingburg, F; Patrick Bordeleau, LW; Tim Branham, D; Chris Brooks, D; B.J. Crum, D; Travis Fuller, LW; Joel Hanson, RW; Riku Helenius, G; Joel Martin, G; Jamie McKinven, D; Michael Mullen, RW; Sean O’Connor, C; Kevin Quick, D; Aaron Slattengren, F; Dallas Steward, C; Scott Thauwald, LW; Chase Watson, C; Brock Wilson, D.

Injured reserve: Art Femenella, D; R.J. Linder, D.

Bakersfield Condors
Scott Balan (Vet), D; Bobby Bolt, F; Dave Bonk, F; Matt Caruana, F; Martin Frechette, D; Liam Huculak, F; Sean Hurley, D; Andrew Ianiero (Vet), F; Chris Kaufman, D; Charlie Kronschnabel, F; Dave McKee, G; Tylor Michel, F; Tom Morrow, D; Chad Painchaud, F; Joey Perricone, G; Dale Reinhardt, F; Dany Roussin, F; Ryan Salvis, F; Tyler Scott, D; Andrew Thomas, D.

Injured reserve: Matt Pope, F.

Charlotte Checkers
Jeff Jakaitis, G; Maxime Daigneault, G; Kenny Smith, D; Ken Scuderi, D; Julien Brouillette, D; David Urquhart, D; Jared Nightingale, D; Michael Busto, D; Lyon Messier, D; Mike Bayrack (Vet), F; Tomas Zaborsky, F; Jeff Miles (Vet), F; Ryan Hillier, F; Peter-James Corsi, F; David Rutherford, F; Maxime Boisclair, F; Ryan Murphy, F; Peter Tsimikalis, F; Jeff Kyrzakos, F.

Injured reserve: Matthew Ford, F; Dan McGoff, D; Marty Guerin, F.

Cincinnati Cyclones
Kyle Gajewski, G; Loic Lacasse, G; Olivier Latendresse, F; Thomas Beauregard, F; Stephen Werner, F; Barret Ehgoetz, F; Billy Irish-Baker, F; Kyle Rank, F; Mitch Woods, F; Mark Pavli, F; Ben McLeod, F; Ben Gordon, F; Matt Syroczynski, F; Sean Perkins, D; Matt Macdonald, D; Steve Makway, D; Donny Grover, D; Paul Lynch, D; Joe Ryan, D; Travis Hanson, F.

Injured reserve: none

Dayton Bombers
Jim Henkemeyer, D; Jamie Dowhayko, D; Dan Lapointe, F; Nathan Schwartzbauer, D; Nino Musitelli, F; Dan Riedel, F; Taylor Raszka, F; Tyler Wooddisse, D; Mike McLean, F; Brett Connolly, F; Ryan Smyth, F; Greg Labenski (Vet), D; Christian Gaudet, F; Paul Drew, G; Jarret Lukin, F; Joe Van Culin, D; Mike Brown, G; Marty Doyle, F; Dominic D’Amour, D; Mike Looby, D.

Injured reserve: none

Elmira Jackals
Tyler Donati, F; Kaleb Betts, F; Josh Aspenlind, F; Rob McVicar, G; Ryan Gibbons, F; Moises Gutierrez, F; Pierre-Luc Faubert, F; Benoit Doucet, C; Chris St. Croix, D; Steve Yetman, C; Brett Pilkington, F; Mitch O’Keefe, G; Brandon Roach, D; Bruce Watson, F; Slavomir Tomko, D; Ryan Palmer, D; Mike Gauthier, D; Travis Gawryletz, D; Guillaume Lepine, D.

Injured reserve: Gord Burnett, D.

Florida Everblades
Ernie Hartlieb (Vet), F; Kevin Baker, F; A.J. Thelen, D; Michael Grenzy, D; Jeff Dunne, D; Dan Travis, F; Wes Cunningham, D; David Leggio, G; Jacob Micflikier, F; Andrew Fournier, F; David Shantz, G; Ryan Lang, F; Aaron Brocklehurst, D; Riley Emmerson, F; Jonathan Paiement, D; Ross Carlson, F; Justin Bowers, F.

Injured reserve: none

Fresno Falcons
Joe Fallon, G; Peter MacArthur, F; Bobby Davey, D; Dustin Sproat, F; Nate Ansell, D; Derek Patrosso, F; Matt O’Dette (Vet), D; Judd Blackwater, F; Kyle Hagel, F; Mike Radja, F; Daryl Marcoux, D; Grant Goeckner-Zoeller, F; Kenny Bernard, F; Igor Gongalsky, F; Brian O’Hanley, D; Jarrett Konkle, F; Kenny MacAulay, D; Brennan Turner, D; Spencer Carbery, F.

Injured reserve: Jamie Coghlan, D.

Gwinnett Gladiators
Jeff Mason, D; Josh Engel, D; Jeff Prough, F; Scott Marchesi, D; Preston Briggs, D; Pat Bateman, F; Bruce Graham, F; Ben Geelan, F; Marty Mjelleli, F; Andy Brandt, F; Ryan Mahrle, D; Phil Youngclaus, D; Jordan Fox, F; Daniel Sullivan, F; Kevin Nastiuk, G; Charlie Effinger, G; Chris Cava (Vet), D.

Injured reserve: none

Idaho Steelheads
Darrell Hay (Vet), D; Marty Flichel (Vet), F; Garett Bembridge (Vet), F; Blaine Jarvis, F; Craig Cescon, F; Ben Nelson, F; Jimmy Kerr, F; Adam Welch, D; Kory Scoran, D; Kelly Sullivan, D; Riley Weselowski, D; Matt Climie, G; Kyle Radke, D; Dan Eves, F; Rejean Beauchemin, G; Brent Shepheard, F; Kris Sparre, F; Steve Gainey (Vet), F; Derek Paget, F; Matt Stephenson, D.

Injured reserve: Curtis Billsten, F.

Johnstown Chiefs
Randy Rowe (Vet), F; Ryan Garlock, F; Petr Pohl, F; Matt Robinson, F; Codey Burki, F; Mark McCutcheon, F; Andrew Sarauer, F; Ryan Del Monte, F; Mike Bartlett, F; Alex Penner, F; Jason Spence (Vet), F; Ray Macias, D ; Jon Landry, D; Kyle Bushee, D; David Schulz, D; Trevor Hendrikx, D; Greg Gallagher, D; Mike Knight, D; Ian Keserich, G; Kris Mayotte, G.

Injured reserve: Mike Sgroi (Vet) and, F; Bryan McGregor, F; Brian Deeth, D; Joey Olson, F.

Las Vegas Wranglers
Tyler Mosienko, C; Chris Ferraro (Vet), F; Gerard Miller, D; Mike Hamilton, F; Chris Neiszner, F; Mike Madill (Vet), D; Chris Korchinski, C; Michael Beynon, D; Tim Spencer, F; Mick Lawrence, F; Jim Jorgensen, D; Matt McKnight, C; Peter Ferraro (Vet), F; John Decaro, G; Jason Dest, D; Sean Owens, D; Bret Tyler, D; Jimmy Kilpatrick, F; Brandon Kaleniecki, F; Adam Miller, C.

Injured reserve: none

Mississippi Sea Wolves
Michael Couch, D; Jason Tejchma, F; Mike Berry, F; Alexandre Parent, F; Mark Rooneem, F; Jeremy Hall, F; Pat Oliveto, D; Ryan Cruthers, F; Bill LeClerc, D; Chris Zarb, D; Chase Trull, F; Justin Coutu, D; Mathieu Melanson, F; Neil Smith, D; Matt Deschamps, D; Mike Wirll (Vet), F; Ryan Munce, G; Kyle McAllister, F; Jeremy Duchesne, G.

Injured reserve: Travis Lisabeth (Vet) and (IR); Anthony Battaglia (Vet) and (IR).

Ontario Reign
Chad Starling (Vet), D; Shawn Germain, D; Darren McMillan, D; Todd Jackson, LW; Ryan MacGregor, LW; Chris Curran, LW; Jon Francisco, C; Dusty Collins, C; Tim Kraus, C; Brad Mehalko (Vet), RW; Geoff Walker, RW; Ryan Bowness, RW; Dan Knapp, D; Mike Howe, RW; David Walker, D; John Murray, G; Jeff Zatkoff, G; Andrew Martens, D.

Injured reserve: Kellen Briggs (IR); Ryan Card, D; Itan Chavira (IR).

Phoenix RoadRunners
Wes Clark, F; Kimbi Daniels (Vet), F; Gino Guyer, F; Colin Sinclair, F; Daniel Sisca, F; T.J. Campbell, D; Rob Dmytruk, D; Tom Sawatske, D; Brett Thurston, D; Ashton Rome, F; Mitch Carefoot, F; Matt Fornataro, F; Peder Skinner, F; Andrew Desjardins, F; Rory Rawlyk (Vet), D; Andrew Andricopoulos, D; Matt Burke, D; Craig Kowalski, G; Gerald Coleman, G.

Injured reserve: Rick Cleaver, F; Chris Stevens, F; James McEwan, F.

Reading Royals
Danny Taylor, G; Jeff Corey, RW; Patrick Wellar (Vet), L/D; Matt Curley, L/D; Shawn Snider, R/C; Mac Faulkner, L/C; Justin Bourne, R/W; Scott Langdon, L/D; Brock Hooton, R/C; Mike Salekin, L/D; Tyler Doig, L/W; Kevin Harvey, L/W; Dan Rudisuela, R/C; Matt Herneisen (Vet), R/W; Jason Payne, R/W; Dinos Stamoulis, R/D; Tyson Marsh, L/D; Steve Ward, R/D; Joe Cooper, R/W.

Injured reserve: Mark O’Leary, R/C; Rob LaLonde, L/D.

South Carolina
Paul McIlveen, C/W; Josh Johnson, G; Scott Romfo, D; Pierre-Luc O’Brien, C; Nate Kiser (Vet), D; Matt Scherer, RW; Keith Johnson, RW; Jeff MacDermid, C/W; Paul Kelly, C; Brad Farynuk, D; Sasha Pokulok, D; Tommy Maxwell, F; Travis Morin, C; Trent Campbell, LW; Bobby Goepfert, G; Michael Dubuc, RW; Zach Tarkir, D; Johann Kroll, D; Maxime Lacroix, LW.

Injured reserve: Viktor Dovgan, D; Jeff Rainville, C/W.

Stockton Thunder
James Bates, RW; Jordan Bendfeld, D; Justin Chwedoruk, RW; Ryan Constant, D; Ryan Huddy, C; Garet Hunt, LW; Cleve Kinley, D; Toby LaFrance, C; Mike Lalonde, LW; Luke Lynes, LW; Milan Maslonka, D; Neil Petruic, D; Bryan Pitton, G; Les Reaney, C; David Rohlfs, RW; Nathan Saunders, D; Cory Urquhart (Vet), C; Tom Zanoski, F.

Injured reserve: Marc-Andre Bernier, RW; Mark Adamek, D.

Trenton Devils
Jeremy Akeson, LW; Scott Bartlett, C; Jay Bletzer, D; Tyler Burton, C; Matt Cohen, D; Eric Castonguay, LW; Chris Dyment, D; Jeff Frazee, G; Joe Gerbe, C; Ryan Gunderson, D; Thomas Harrison, RW; Jim Henkel (Vet), C; Trevor Kell, C; David Leaderer, D; Robert Page, D; Chris Poli, C; Matt Radoslovich, RW; Jason Smith, G; Dylan Quaile, D.

Injured reserve: Tony Zancanaro, LW; Matt Torti, D.

Utah Grizzlies
James Sixsmith, F; Evan Kotsopoulos, F; Justin Johnson, F; Matt Craig, F; Shea Hamilton, F; James Sanford, D; Evan Stoflet, D; Nathan Lawson, G; Will Bodine, D; Brandon Scero, F; Jordan Hart, D; Mike Walsh, F; Tom May, F; Mike Mole, G; Reagan Leslie, D; Jon Gleed, D; Tim Verbeek (Vet), F; Ryan Kinasewich, F.

Injured reserve: Greg McCauley, F; Kazuma Takahashi, F.

Victoria Salmon Kings
Jonathan Boutin, G; Patrick Coulombe, D; Jacob Dietrich, F; Jordan Foote, F; Todd Ford, G; Marc Fulton, F; Wes Goldie (Vet), F; Matt Kelly, D; Olivier Labelle, F; Shaun Landolt, F; Darryl Lloyd, F; Mike Nesdill, D; Sean D. O’Connor (Vet), F; Chris St. Jacques, F; Jeremy Schenderling, F; Jeremy Swanson, D; Tim Wedderburn (Vet), D; Dylan Yeo, D.

Injured reserve: Jordie Benn, D; Gary Gladue, D.

Wheeling Nailers
Matt Grennier, F; Rob Sirianni, F; Aaron Clarke, F Andrew Lord, F; Jon Grecu, F; Cedrick Bernier, F; Erik Johnson, F; Kelly Miller (Vet), F; Tommy Goebel, F; Bryan Ewing, F; Jordan Morrison, F; Jeremy Scherlinck, D; Cliff Loya, D; Doug Krantz, D; Jonathan Bernier, D; Elgin Reid, D; Brock Sheahan, D; Mitch Ganzak, D; Curtis Darling, G.

Injured reserve: Todd Spencer, D; David Brown, G.

Something interesting that I noticed is that a handful of teams — Reading and Wheeling included — are only carrying one active goalie.  I’d have to imagine that won’t be the case as the season starts to unfold.

Mike Ashmore, mashmore98 AT gmail.com

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