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Mountain Division Capsules

Monday, October 16th
Logos of the ECHL Mountain Division teams

ALLEN AMERICANS
Location: Allen, Texas
Arena (Capacity): Credit Union of Texas Event Center (6,200)
Coach: Chad Costello, 2nd Season (37-32-3)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Mountain Division Finals to Idaho (4 games to 1)
NHL Affiliate: Ottawa Senators
AHL Affiliate: Belleville Senators
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 37-32-3, 77 points
Division Finish: 2nd, Mountain
Overall ECHL Finish: 13th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.61 (8th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.65 (23rd)
Power Play (Rank): 23.9% (4th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 82.5% (5th)
 
 
IDAHO STEELHEADS
Location: Boise, Idaho
Arena (Capacity): Idaho Central Arena (5,006)
Coach: Everett Sheen, 4th Season (130-62-13)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Kelly Cup Finals to Florida (4 games to 0)
NHL Affiliate: Dallas Stars
AHL Affiliate: Texas Stars
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 58-11-3, 119 points
Division Finish: 1st, Mountain
Overall ECHL Finish: 1st
Goals Per Game (Rank): 4.03 (1st)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.13 (1st)
Power Play (Rank): 22.2% (6th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 84.1% (3rd)
 
 
KANSAS CITY MAVERICKS
Location: Independence, Missouri
Arena (Capacity): Cable Dahmer Arena (5,800)
Coach: Tad O’Had, 4th Season (97-94-25)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Mountain Division Semifinals to Allen (4 games to 2)
NHL Affiliate: Seattle Kraken
AHL Affiliate: Coachella Valley Firebirds
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 34-30-8, 76 points
Division Finish: 3rd, Mountain
Overall ECHL Finish: 14th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.08 (21st)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.11 (12th)
Power Play (Rank): 18.1% (21st)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 81.7% (10th)
 
 
RAPID CITY RUSH
Location: Rapid City, South Dakota
Arena (Capacity): The Monument (5,119)
Coach: Scott Burt, 3rd Season (69-59-16)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify
NHL Affiliate: Calgary Flames
AHL Affiliate: Calgary Wranglers
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 33-34-5, 71 points
Division Finish: 6th, Mountain
Overall ECHL Finish: 20th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.36 (12th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.78 (24th)
Power Play (Rank): 16.3% (23rd)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 76.3% (27th)
 
 
TULSA OILERS
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Arena (Capacity): BOK Center (17,096)
Coach: Rob Murray, 7th Season with Tulsa, 13th Season in ECHL (421-328-105)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify
NHL Affiliate: Anaheim Ducks
AHL Affiliate: San Diego Gulls
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 22-41-9, 53 points
Division Finish: 7th, Mountain
Overall ECHL Finish: 27th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.82 (T25th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.88 (27th)
Power Play (Rank): 15.2% (25th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 75.5% (28th)
 
 
UTAH GRIZZLIES
Location: West Valley City, Utah
Arena (Capacity): Maverik Center (10,207)
Coach: Ryan Kinasewich, 3rd Season (77-60-7)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost Mountain Division Semifinals to Idaho (4 games to 2)
NHL Affiliate: Colorado Avalanche
AHL Affiliate: Colorado Eagles
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 35-33-4, 74 points                                                                 
Division Finish: 4th, Mountain
Overall ECHL Finish: 17th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.19 (15th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.60 (21st)
Power Play (Rank): 19.0% (18th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 79.7% (17th)
 
 
WICHITA THUNDER
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Arena (Capacity): INTRUST Bank Arena (13,400)
Coach: Bruce Ramsay, 5th Season with Wichita, 6th Season in ECHL (162-149-38)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify
NHL Affiliate: San Jose Sharks
AHL Affiliate: San Jose Barracuda
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 33-32-7, 73 points
Division Finish: 5th, Mountain
Overall ECHL Finish: 18th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.15 (T16th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.31 (14th)
Power Play (Rank): 21.4% (T7th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 84.8% (2nd)

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