Glens Falls, NY – The ECHL announced on Tuesday, June 20 that the Adirondack Thunder will remain in the North Division for the 2017-18 season.
As approved by the Board of Governors, the Conference and Divisional alignment for the 2017-18 Season will be as follows:
Adirondack Thunder, Brampton Beast, Manchester Monarchs, Reading Royals, Wheeling Nailers, Worcester Railers
Atlanta Gladiators, Florida Everblades, Greenville Swamp Rabbits, Jacksonville IceMen, Norfolk Admirals, Orlando Solar Bears, South Carolina Stingrays
Cincinnati Cyclones, Fort Wayne Komets, Indy Fuel, Kalamazoo Wings, Kansas City Mavericks, Quad City Mallards, Toledo Walleye
Allen Americans, Colorado Eagles, Idaho Steelheads, Rapid City Rush, Tulsa Oilers, Utah Grizzlies, Wichita Thunder
The first two rounds of the Kelly Cup Playoffs will once again be played entirely within the division, with the division winner playing the fourth-place finisher and the second-place team meeting the third-place team in the Division Semifinals. The winners of each series will meet in the Division Finals, leading to the Conference Finals and Kelly Cup Finals.
Adirondack will retain four divisional opponents from the 2016-17 season – The Brampton Beast, Manchester Monarchs, Reading Royals and Wheeling Nailers. Additionally, the Thunder will gain one new divisional foe, the Worcester Railers. Adirondack claimed the only North Division title in league history during the 2016-17 season as they finished with 41 victories and 93 points.
The Thunder will hit the ice again in October as they kick off the 2017-18 ECHL season, their third as a member of the league. Season tickets are on sale now at $13 per ticket. Call 518-480-3355 x1 or visit ECHLThunder.com for more information.
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