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ECHL: Jacksonville Nominated for League Awards; Announces Protected List

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Icemen announced that the team and three staff members have been nominated as finalists for several ECHL honors.

The Icemen have been recognized as finalists for the following awards:

Executive of the Year, President Bob Ohrablo

Sales Professional of the Year, Director of Group Sales Luke Nicholas

Rookie Sales Executive of the Year, Account Executive Hayden Kestle

In addition, the Icemen organization has been named a finalist for the ECHL Group Sales Department of the Year Award.

The winners will be announced and presented at the 2019-20 ECHL Team Awards live on the ECHL Facebook page on Wednesday, June 24 at 4 p.m. ET.

The annual ECHL Team Awards honor teams and individuals in several categories for their accomplishments during the 2019-20 Season. Fans are invited to tune in to see the winners in several team business categories.

Two weeks ago, the Icemen were recognized as Jacksonville’s Best Sports Team in the JaxBest awards which recognizes the best places, businesses and activities that Jacksonville has to offer.

Jacksonville also recently announced their protected list.

The list of 24 players is comprised of one goaltender, nine defensemen and 14 forwards. This is the first of a several-step process in which ECHL teams use to reserve the rights to ECHL contracted players for the 2020-21 season.

Players under an AHL contract are not eligible to be added to this list. The Icemen have protected the following players:

Goaltenders (1): Ben Halford

Defensemen (9): Dajon Mingo, Jack Glover, Kyle Shapiro, Trey Phillips, Chris Lijdsman, Dalton Thrower, Chase Harrison, Luke Shiplo and Mitch Jones.

Forwards (14): Wacey Rabbit, Mike Hedden, Chase Lang, Everett Clark,, Craig Martin, John Albert, Alex Kromm, Adam Dauda,Ian McKinnon, Zach Hall, Brendan Warren, Braylon Shmyr, Pierre-Luc Mercier and Matt Pohlkamp.

The Icemen and the City of Jacksonville will host the 2021 ECHL All-Star Classic on January 18, 2021 at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena.

Season tickets memberships (full & partial season plans) for the Icemen’s All-Star Season which include tickets to the All-Star Classic are currently available!

Contact the Icemen at 904-602-7825, or visit online at www.jacksonvilleicmen.com/tickets

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