Reign Announce Protected List


ONTARIO, Calif. - The Ontario Reign, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, have announced their protected list. The following players are included:

Luke Beaverson
David Walker
James McEwan
Brett O'Malley
Kyle Kraemer
Shawn Germain
Jason Fredricks
Justin Taylor
C.J. Stretch
Shawn Collymore
Craig Gaudet
Shane Connelly
Alex Bourret
Aaron Lewadniuk
Jordan Morrison
Beau Erickson
Pat Bowen
Jase Weslosky
Doug Krantz
Chaz Johnson
Jordan Hill
Lane Caffaro
Jeff Corey
Kellen Briggs
Matt Delahey
Chad Starling
Jon Francisco
Greg Hogeboom
Jon Rheault
Curtis Darling
Peter Lenes


Teams are allowed to protect as many players as they wish provided the players protected meet the guidelines as defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association which state that teams shall retain the rights to each player that:

1. Signed a Standard Players Contract in 2010-11 with the Member, and has not been traded or released, OR

2. Signed a Standard Players Contract in 2010-11, and was recalled to the NHL/AHL or IIHF team, and has not been traded or released, OR

3. Had received a Qualifying Offer last summer for the current season, DID NOT sign an SPC, and has not been traded or released, OR

4. Has been suspended by the Member or League, and has not been traded or released, OR

5. Signed a Standard Players Contract on or after the first day of the 2010-11 regular season, then subsequently signed an NHL/AHL contract, and has not been traded or released, OR

6. Has executed the ECHL Retirement Form, and has not been traded or released
Protected lists may exceed 20 players.