June 2, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laura Tolbirt, Director PR/Community/Corporate Relations
REIGN ANNOUNCE PROTECTED LIST
Home Opener is Saturday, October 23, 2010
ONTARIO, Calif. – The Ontario Reign, proud affiliate of the NHL Los Angeles Kings, announced their protected list for the 2009-10 season. The Reign have placed 24 players on the team’s “Protected List.” ECHL teams are allowed to protect as many players as they wish provided they meet the guidelines as defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association.
Reign Protected Players are:
Teams are allowed to sign players on their own protected list up until July 1. At that time, teams will be able to make Qualifying Offers to as many as eight players for the 2010-11 season.
As defined in Article 1 of the ECHL/PHPA Collective Bargaining Agreement, teams shall retain the Rights to each Player that:
1. Signed an SPC in 2009-10 with the Member, and has not been traded or released, OR
2. Signed an SPC in 2009-10, and was recalled to the NHL/AHL or IIHF team, and has not been traded or released, OR
3. Had received a Qualifying Offer last summer for the current season, DID NOT sign an SPC, and has not been traded or released, OR
4. Has been suspended by the Member or League, and has not been traded or released, OR
5. Signed an SPC on or after the first day of the 2009-10 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
Season tickets are on sale now and mini-plans will go on sale June 15, 2010. Call us today to secure the best seats in the arena, as you don’t want to miss this exciting hockey season! Call us at (909) 941-PUCK (7825) or visit us on the web at www.ontarioreign.com. The 2010-11 promotional schedule will be released in the near future.
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