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09-15-2012, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Robb_K View Post
Yes. The Blues only had a working agreement with Alaska. They had no ownership interest. So, once a contract agreement's period is over, and a new agreement is not made (or an old one not renewed), the affiliation is over. Evansville is now The Blues' only ECHL affiliation. It isn't a problem that Evansville is affiliated with TWO NHL teams, because NHL teams with AHL affiliations generally only send only from 2-7 players to ECHL teams.
Thanks Robb. Makes sense to have our ECHL team a little closer to home now. Evansville really isn't very far from St.Louis so I might have to take a road trip there someday.

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