Anyone hear of expansion/merger plans for ECHL, CHL, SPHL FOR 2013-14?
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05-10-2013, 01:05 PM
Join Date: Feb 2003
Just merge already...
As for Arizona, they already have a team that theoretically is capable of surviving. Salaries may be higher in the ECHL, but travel would have to be so much lower.
So that leaves you with these little games where the CHL charges you for leaving and the ECHL charges you for joining. So no team goes anywhere. Stop the petty games and merge the leagues already. Forget capping the ECHL at 30. Take any team strong enough to join. It just make sense.
I say it's about time the ECHL significantly drops the cost to join. Lure the strong CHL teams, kill the league and be done with it.
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