INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Kansas City Mavericks released the team's Season-Ending Roster for the 2016-17 season.
Season-Ending Rosters may include up to 20 players but cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2016-17.
Each team may reserve the rights to a maximum of eight players from the list of 20 by extending a qualifying offer no later than . 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 2017-18 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 .
The qualifying offer must remain open for acceptance until , 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 . After , 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, , 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.
The Mavericks' Season-Ending Roster follows:
G Zach Nagelvoort
G Josh Robinson
D Alex Brooks
D Stephen Silas
D Zach Tolkinen
F Justin Breton
F Rocco Carzo
F Dan Correale
F Andrew Courtney
F Dane Fox
F Radoslav Illo
F Shawn Pauly
F Jared Van Wormer
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