Reign Logo Advances To Top 40 In Contest
The Hockey News Logo Contest Moves Into Group Stage; Voting Ends Sept.
ONTARIO, Calif. –The Ontario Reign of the ECHL, proud affiliate of the NHL Los Angeles Kings and the AHL Manchester Monarchs, announced today that Reign logo has advanced to the top 40 logos in an on-line contest held by The Hockey News.
The Hockey News, a publication that provides complete coverage of the hockey world, is part way through a two-month Ultimate Logo contest that matches teams against each other to determine the best hockey logo in North America. Teams from the NHL to the OHL have gone through the preliminary voting and now 40 logos have advanced to the group stage.
Teams are now grouped into four pools of ten, with Ontario grouped into pool “B” (West division). Voting for the group stage ends at 5:35 a.m. on Monday, September 8. From the top 40 group stage, the top four from each division will move on to compete in a single-elimination bracket of 16 teams. Each week, fan votes will determine which logos advance until a single, ultimate logo is determined.
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Began in 1988-89 with five teams playing in four states, the Premier Hockey League has grown into a coast-to-coast league that will have 23 teams in 16 states and British Columbia playing 828 games from Oct. 17, 2008 to Apr. 4, 2009. Eighteen of the 23 teams have played at least five years in their current city.
The third-longest tenured professional hockey league behind only the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League, the ECHL averaged 4,174 per game last season, marking the fourth year in row and the 16th time in the last 18 years that the league has averaged over 4,000 fans. The league has drawn over four million fans each of the last five years and 11 times in the past 12 seasons.
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