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RUSH ANNOUNCE SEASON-ENDING ROSTER

Friday, July 9th
RUSH ANNOUNCE SEASON-ENDING ROSTER

(RAPID CITY, SD) – The Rapid City Rush, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes, announced the team’s 2021 Season-Ending Roster today.

Season-Ending Rosters may include up to 20 players. Season-Ending Rosters cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2020-21.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 July 23. 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 2021-22 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 23.The qualifying offer must remain open for acceptance until August 9 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 August 9. After August 9, 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 August 16, the player shall be deemed an unrestricted free agent. 

The following is the 2021 Rapid City Rush Season-Ending Roster:

FORWARDS (13)

Andrew Sturtz

Mike Hedden

John Albert

Cedric Montminy

Tyson Empey

Stephen Baylis

Peter Quenneville

Gabe Chabot

Tyler Coulter

Garrett Klotz

Jake Wahlin

Corey Durocher

Kameron Kielly

DEFENSEMEN (4)

Eric Israel

Mikael Tam

Kevin Spinozzi

Griffin Luce

GOALTENDERS (2)

Adam Carlson

Brad Barone

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