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Icemen Named Finalists for Five 2020-21 ECHL League Awards

Wednesday, August 4th
Icemen Named Finalists for Five 2020-21 ECHL League Awards

JACKSONVILLE, FL  – The Jacksonville Icemen are pleased to announce that that team has been named finalists for five of the eight categories for the 2020-21 ECHL Team Awards, presented by Stage Front, which will be presented at the 2021 ECHL Hockey Summer Meetings in Las Vegas on August 16 and 17.

The Icemen have been nominated for Marketing Team of the Year, Most Creative Revenue Generation of the Year, Most Creative Ticket Package of the Year and for Theme Night of the Year.  In addition, Icemen Business Development Manager Trent Blair has been a finalist for the Sales Professional of the Year award. 

The annual ECHL Team Awards honor teams and individuals in several categories for their accomplishments during the 2020-21 Season. The awards and finalists are: 

Community Service Team of the Year

Marketing Team of the Year

Most Creative Revenue Generation of the Year

Florida Everblades

Florida Everblades

Florida Everblades

Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Indy Fuel

Newfoundland Growlers

Jacksonville Icemen

Jacksonville Icemen

South Carolina Stingrays

Rapid City Rush

Kalamazoo Wings

Worcester Railers

South Carolina Stingrays

Reading Royals

Most Creative Ticket Package of Year

PR/Broadcaster of the Year

Sales Professional of the Year

Greenville Swamp Rabbits

DJ Abisalih, Wheeling

Trent Blair, Jacksonville

Indy Fuel

Shane Albahrani, Fort Wayne

Aaron Foss, Rapid City

Jacksonville Icemen

Mark Binetti, Rapid City

Calvin Isaac, Florida

Rapid City Rush

Jared Shafran, South Carolina

Ben Pulley, Indy

South Carolina Stingrays

Andrew Smith, Indy

Kevin Schildt, South Carolina

Sales Rookie of the Year

Theme Night of the Year

Luke Hamilton, Tulsa

Florida Everblades

Mario Picciotto, South Carolina

Greenville Swamp Rabbits

Kyle Thompson, Rapid City

Jacksonville Icemen

Hanna Tyree, Greenville

Rapid City Rush

South Carolina Stingrays

About the ECHLBegan in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 27 teams in 20 states and two Canadian provinces for its 34th season in 2021-22. There have been 698 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 20 who made their NHL debuts in the 2020-21 season. The ECHL had affiliations with 25 of the 31 NHL teams in 2020-21, marking the 24th consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com as well as on Twitter and Facebook.

About Stage FrontFounded in 1984, Stage Front has grown from reseller to ticket technology, data analytics, and pricing leader. Stage Front's proprietary tools include distribution and dynamic pricing, all supported through full-service pricing, analytics, order fulfillment, and strategic partnerships. Unlike most distributors, Stage Front offers a full menu of technologies built and serviced in-house, which allows for lower client costs and innovation investments.

--The Icemen’s home opener for their 2021-2022 All-Star Season is set for November 6 against the South Carolina Stingrays.   Full and partial season packages that include tickets to the 2022 ECHL All-Star Classic are currently available.  Contact the Icemen office at 904-602-7825, or visit www.jacksonvilleicemen.com for more information.

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