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RUSH TO PARTICIPATE IN ECHL'S NHL 20 TOURNAMENT

Monday, June 22nd
RUSH TO PARTICIPATE IN ECHL'S NHL 20 TOURNAMENT

PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced on Monday that the League will hold an NHL 20 Tournament, with the games to be streamed live on Twitch with links provided on social media each day.

The eight-team tournament will feature round-robin play from June 25-30. Teams will receive three points for a regulation win, two points for an overtime win and one point for an overtime loss. The top four teams from the round-robin tournament will advance to bracket play beginning on July 6. Normal ECHL tiebreakers will apply in the event of a tie.

Each round of the playoffs will feature best-of-three series. The first round of bracketed play will see the #1 seed take on #4 and the #2 seed meeting #3 from July 6-9. The semifinals will take place on July 10 and July 11 with the finals being contested on July 12.

The schedule for the round-robin portion of the tournament is below. Fans can tune into games on Twitch.

Thursday, June 25

Friday, June 26

Saturday, June 27

Adirondack vs. Atlanta -  5 p.m. ET

Brampton vs. Florida – 12 p.m. ET

Jacksonville vs. Wichita – 2 p.m. ET

Jacksonville vs. Maine – 7 p.m. ET

Maine vs. Rapid City – 8 p.m. ET

Atlanta vs. Brampton – 6 p.m. ET

Sunday, June 28

Monday, June 29

Tuesday, June 30

Wichita vs. Rapid City – 2 p.m. ET

Atlanta vs. Florida – 6:30 p.m. ET

Wichita vs. Maine – 2 p.m. ET

Adirondack vs. Florida – 6 p.m. ET

Jacksonville vs. Rapid City – 8 p.m. ET

Adirondack vs. Brampton – 6 p.m. ET

Monday, July 6

Tuesday, July 7

Wednesday, July 8

Round 1

Round 1

Round 1

Thursday, July 9

Friday, July 10

Saturday, July 11

Round 1

Semifinals

Semifinals

Sunday, July 12

Finals

About the ECHL

Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 26 teams in 19 states and two Canadian provinces for its 32nd season in 2019-20. There have been 676 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 14 who made their NHL debuts in the 2019-20 season. The ECHL had affiliations with 25 of the 31 NHL teams in 2019-20, marking the 23rd consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL. Further information on the ECHL is available on its website at ECHL.com.

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