For Immediate Release:

PRINCETON, N.J. – Think you know your hockey? Are you ready to prove you are the ECHL fan with the most NHL knowledge? If so, it’s time to prove it! The 2021 Stanley Cup® Playoffs are right around the corner, and for the third year in a row, the ECHL has formed a group for the Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket Challenge ™.

Visit Challenge and get ready to test your ability to correctly predict the outcome of the Stanley Cup® Playoffs. Predict the series length, in games, for each 1st Round matchup to earn potential bonus points (available for the 1st Round only). See official rules for details.

The winner of the ECHL group for the Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket Challenge ™ will receive a personalized ECHL jersey of their choice.

NHL, the NHL Shield and the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup are registered trademarks and Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket Challenge name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

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 33rd season in 2020-21. There have been 696 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 18 who have made their NHL debuts in the 2020-21 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 25 of the 31 NHL teams in 2020-21, marking the 24th 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 as well as on Twitter and Facebook.

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