Railers Announce Protected List for 2023-24 Season
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester Railers Hockey Club (@RailersHC), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) have announced the club’s protected list for the 2023-24 season.
The Worcester Railers protected 21 players, including:
- Nick Fea
- Liam Coughlin
- Steve Jandric
- Anthony Callin
- Bobby Butler
- Brent Beaudoin
- Nolan Vesey
- Jack Quinlivan
- Quinn Ryan
- Max Johnson
- Adam Goodsir
- Jordan Kaplan
- Blake Christensen
- Noah Delmas
- Ryan DaSilva
- Jared Brandt
- Myles McGurty
- Artyom Kulakov
- Christian Evers
- Phil Beaulieu
- Charlie Spetz
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 2022-23 with the Member, and has not been traded or released, OR
2. Signed an SPC in 2022-23, 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 2022-23 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.
The ECHL also announced that teams must complete all Future Consideration trades by 3 p.m. ET on June 20 and that teams must submit their Season-Ending Roster by 3 p.m. ET on June 22.
Season-ending rosters may include up to 20 players and cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2022-23.
Railers season tickets and mini plans are now on sale. Secure your seats online at RailersHC.com/tickets or call 508-365-1750.
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