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ECHL notebook

...Citing 15 seasons as the premier Double-A league in hockey and strong brand recognition, ECHL President and CEO Brian McKenna announced Monday that the 32-team circuit has been renamed "ECHL." With the westward expansion of the league and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/20/lyn_373102.shtml
Lynx
ECHL notebook

...There's certainly a lot of work to be done with the West Coast League coming in next year," ECHL president/CEO Brian McKenna said during his visit to Augusta in October. "Coming up with a new name is one of the things we're looking closely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/17/lyn_358991.shtml
Lynx
League leadership pushes for mandatory face shields

...unanimously approved a rule requiring all players to wear protective visors, beginning next season. ECHL president/CEO Brian McKenna called the decision surprising yet sensible during a conference call from the ECHL All-Star Game in Estero, Fla...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/22/lyn_365811.shtml
Lynx
League, players reach new agreement

...hockey history. Instead, the league and the union averted disaster, setting the stage for what ECHL commissioner Brian McKenna promises will be the "best season ever," in the league's 16-year history. The ECHL season will open Oct. 17...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/01/lyn_392912.shtml
Lynx
Augusta topples likely postseason opponent

...game gave any hints of what to expect in the postseason, the Lynx are in for a crazy ride. With ECHL commissioner Brian McKenna in attendance, the Lynx beat Gwinnett, 2-1, on a fluke goal in the final minute of the game. The Lynx, who wore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/23/lyn_192004.shtml
Lynx
General manager refutes report

...the ECHL (that) could either fold or move in the next year or two." "I just talked to (ECHL president/CEO) Brian McKenna and I'm waiting for the reporter to call me back to find out his source, because it's bunk," Burton said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/05/lyn_367951.shtml
Lynx | Coliseum Authority
ECHL players go on strike

...after a conference call Wednesday between the players' association and player representatives. ECHL commissioner Brian McKenna was informed of the strike following the call, but expects that a deal will be struck, and the season will open on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/23/hoc_385735.shtml
Hockey
Game report

...through Lynx goalie Josh Blackburn's pads for what proved to be the decisive goal. Plus: New ECHL president/CEO Brian McKenna, the former Trenton GM who took over for Rick Adams on Oct. 7, made Augusta his latest stop on a tour of the Southern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/19/lyn_359355.shtml
Lynx
NHL's woes profit Lynx

...a rare case in areas such as this, where the closest NHL team is more than two hours away. But ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna thinks teams that are closer to NHL teams will initially benefit at the gate from the lockout. The commissioner and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/05/hoc_430381.shtml
Hockey
Lynx future remains foggy

...is the playoffs, and we're excited about that," he said. "Beyond that, I don't know." ECHL commissioner Brian McKenna said the league fully expects the team to play next year in Augusta. "Teams would be required, if they wanted to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/28/lyn_74244.shtml
Lynx