Offseason Player Tracker

# PLAYER POS PRO ID STATUS (2018-19)
1 Greg Dodds G Rookie Unsigned
2 Robert Powers D Rookie August 17 | Indy
3 Sean Flanagan D SIGNED | July 20
4 Chad Duchesne D Unsigned
9 Shane Walsh F August 7 | Reading
10 Evan Jasper F June 7 | Frederikshavn
11 Bretton Cameron F Veteran RETIRED | August 17
12 Timmy Moore F Rookie SIGNED | July 6
13 Joe Houk D Unsigned
14 Curt Gogol F Veteran July 4 | Fehervari
15 Austin McKay F August 16 | Atlanta
17 John May F Rookie SIGNED | JULY 2
18 Joe Basaraba F Veteran August 20 | Fife
19 Josh Henke F Rookie SIGNED | June 29
20 Daniel Echeverri D Rookie Unsigned
21 Wade Murphy F Unsigned
22 Jake Schultz D Rookie Unsigned
25 Carter Struthers D Rookie Unsigned
26 Carter Sandlak F Unsigned
27 Matt Prapavessis D May 11 | SønderjyskE
29 Caleb Herbert F July 25 | Rights Traded To Utah
30 Ty Rimmer G May 21 | Kitzbüheler
32 Matt Johnson F August 2 | Marseille
36 Spencer Dorowicz F Rookie Rights Traded to CIN

The following players are also eligible under the Swamp Rabbits protected list, despite not end the season on Greenville’s roster.

# PLAYER POS PRO ID STATUS (2018-19)
* Ales Sova D July 12 | Anglet
* Allan McPherson F May 17 | Orli Znojmo
* Nick Betz F Unsigned
* Joe Widmar F Rookie August 1 | Fort Wayne
** Justin DaSilva D Unsigned
** Collin Valcourt F Unsigned

* – Placed on team suspension during 2017-18 season.
** – Did not play in 2017-18 season.

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 an SPC in 2017-18 with the Member, and has not been traded or released, OR
2. Signed an SPC in 2017-18, 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 an SPC on or after the first day of the 2017-18 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.

# PLAYER POS PRO ID STATUS (2018-19)
2 Robert Powers D Rookie August 17 | Indy
3 Sean Flanagan D SIGNED | July 20
4 Chad Duchesne D Unsigned
9 Shane Walsh F August 7 | Reading
9 Allan McPherson F May 17 | Orli Znojmo
10 Evan Jasper F June 7 | Frederikshavn
11 Bretton Cameron F Veteran RETIRED | August 17
12 Timmy Moore F Rookie SIGNED | July 6
13 Joe Houk D Unsigned
15 Austin McKay F August 16 | Atlanta
17 Johno May F Rookie SIGNED | July 2
18 Joe Basaraba F Veteran August 20 | Fife
19 Josh Henke F Rookie SIGNED | June 29
20 Daniel Echeverri D Rookie Unsigned
27 Matt Prapavessis D May 11 | SønderjyskE
29 Caleb Herbert F July 25 | Rights Traded To Utah
30 Ty Rimmer G May 21 | Kitzbüheler
32 Matt Johnson F August 2 | Marseille
* Phil Lane F Veteran June 15 | Stavanger
* Will Merchant F SIGNED | July 3

* Did not play for Greenville in 2017-18 season

Season-Ending Rosters may include up to 20 players. Season-Ending Rosters cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2017-18.

Each team is entitled to reserve rights to a maximum of eight players from the list of 20 by extending a qualifying offer no later than June 30. Of the eight qualified players, no more than four can be veterans (260 regular season professional hockey games played as of the start of the 2018-19 Season). Players on open qualifying offers cannot be traded. Teams are not required to extend a qualifying offer to players who sign a contract prior to July 1.

The qualifying offer must remain open for acceptance until July 16 at which time the qualifying offer becomes null and void and the team may sign the qualified player to any salary or may elect to take no further action. Teams that extend a valid qualifying offer to a non-veteran player shall retain the rights to that qualified player for one playing season.

A team that extends a valid qualifying offer to a veteran player, or to a goaltender who has played more than 180 regular-season games, will retain the rights to that player until July 16. After July 16, if the veteran player or goaltender is not signed to a contract by the team, the veteran or goaltender shall be deemed a restricted free agent and shall be entitled to seek and secure offers of employment from other ECHL teams. Restricted free agents may not be traded. When a restricted free agent receives a contract offer from a team other than the team with the player’s rights and the restricted free agent wishes to accept the contract offer, the restricted free agent and the offering member must, within 24 hours, notify the ECHL, the team with the player’s rights and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association. The member with the player’s rights shall have seven days after the date it is notified to exercise its right to match the contract offer.

If a restricted free agent is not signed to either an offer sheet or a contract by an ECHL team by Aug. 1, the player shall be deemed an unrestricted free agent.

# PLAYER POS PRO ID STATUS (2018-19)
3 Sean Flanagan D SIGNED | July 20
4 Chad Duchesne D Issued Qualifying Offer | June 30
9 Allan McPherson F May 17 | Orli Znojmo
10 Evan Jasper F June 7 | Frederikshavn
13 Joe Houk D Issued Qualifying Offer | June 30
27 Matt Prapavessis D May 11 | SønderjyskE
29 Caleb Herbert F Rights Traded To Utah | July 25

Qualifying Offers FAQ

Who Are Offers Extended To?: Players who had already signed a contract by June 30 did not need to receive a qualifying offer. Only players from a team’s season ending roster can be sent a qualifying offer.

How Many Players Can Be Offered?: Each team was entitled to reserve the rights to a maximum of eight qualified players. Of those qualified players, no more than four could be veterans (260 regular season professional hockey games played as of the start of the upcoming 2018-19 season).

What Does Issuing A Qualifying Offer Mean?: Players on open qualifying offers cannot be traded. The qualifying offer must remain open for acceptance until July 16 at which time the qualifying offer becomes null and void and the team may sign the qualified player to any salary or may elect to take no further action. Teams that extend a valid qualifying offer to a non-veteran player shall retain the rights to that qualified player for one playing season.

Qualifying Offers To Veterans: A team that extends a valid qualifying offer to a veteran player will retain the rights to that veteran until July 16. After July 16, if the veteran player is not signed to a contract by the team, the veteran shall be deemed a restricted free agent and shall be entitled to seek and secure offers of employment from other ECHL teams.

Restricted free agents may not be traded. When a restricted free agent receives a contract offer from a team other than the team with the player’s rights and the restricted free agent wishes to accept the contract offer, the restricted free agent and the offering member must, within 24 hours, notify the ECHL, the team with the player’s rights and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association. The member with the player’s rights shall have seven days after the date it is notified to exercise its right to match the contract offer.

If a restricted free agent is not signed to either an offer sheet or a contract by an ECHL team by Aug. 1, the player shall be deemed an unrestricted free agent.

PLAYER POS PRO ID DATE SIGNED
JT Henke F Rookie SIGNED | June 29
Johno May F Rookie SIGNED | July 2
Will Merchant F SIGNED | July 3
Timmy Moore F Rookie SIGNED | July 6
JC Brassard D Rookie SIGNED | July 10
Alex Globke F SIGNED | July 14
Sean Flanagan D SIGNED | July 20
Trevor Owens D Rookie SIGNED | July 20
Jake Bolton D SIGNED | July 23
Michael Pelech F Veteran ACQUIRED | July 25
Travis Howe F ACQUIRED | July 25
Austen Brassard F Veteran SIGNED | August 2
Garrett Bartus G SIGNED | August 7
Stephen Pierog F SIGNED | August 18

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