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GHOST PIRATES NAMED FINALISTS FOR SEVEN 2022-23 ECHL AWARDS

Monday, June 5th
GHOST PIRATES NAMED FINALISTS FOR SEVEN 2022-23 ECHL AWARDS

SAVANNAH, GA — The Savannah Ghost Pirates have been named finalists in seven categories for the 2022-23 ECHL Team Awards, presented by SponsorCX, which will be presented at the 2023 ECHL Hockey Summer Meetings in Las Vegas on June 28.

The Ghost Pirates have been nominated for Marketing Team of the Year, Specialty Jersey of the Year, Ticket Department of the Year and Team Award of Excellence.

Account Executive Jordan Atkins has been named a finalist for Sales Rookie of the Year. In addition, Director of Broadcasting and Communications Cristiano Simonetta has been nominated for Broadcaster of the Year.

“On behalf of the Zawyer Sports organization, we are proud of the hard work, passion and dedication our staff showed for our first-year team. The league records we set for season ticket sales and sellouts in one season (33 out of 36 home games) result from their efforts,” Zawyer Sports President Bob Ohrablo said. “We are excited that the league has recognized the Ghost Pirates' successes with these nominations!”

Savannah is tied with the Cincinnati Cyclones for the most award nominations (7) among ECHL teams; the full list of awards and finalists can be found below.

Community Service Team of the YearMarketing Team of the YearMost Creative Revenue Generation of the Year
Florida EverbladesCincinnati CyclonesAllen Americans
Indy FuelFlorida EverbladesFort Wayne Komets
Kansas City MavericksJacksonville IcemenRapid City Rush
Rapid City RushSavannah Ghost PiratesReading Royals
Worcester RailersToledo WalleyeWichita Thunder
   
Most Creative Ticket Package of the YearTheme Night of the YearInclusive Spirit Award
Cincinnati CyclonesAtlanta GladiatorsCincinnati Cyclones
Kalamazoo WingsMaine MarinersIndy Fuel
South Carolina StingraysNorfolk AdmiralsKalamazoo Wings
Wichita ThunderOrlando Solar BearsTulsa Oilers
Worcester RailersTrois-Rivières LionsWichita Thunder
   
Broadcaster of the YearMedia/PR Director of the Year 
Rob Lippolis, AdirondackAndrew Mossbrooks, Cincinnati 
Shane Albahrani, Fort WayneCam McGuire, Idaho 
Mark Shelley, GreenvilleChris Cadeau, Kalamazoo 
David Fine, IowaMichael Keeley, Maine 
Cristiano Simonetta, SavannahJason Mals, Wichita 
   
Sales Rookie of the YearSpecialty Jersey of the YearGroups Sales – Aggregate
T.J. Scott, KalamazooAllen AmericansCincinnati Cyclones
Cavan Weggler, MaineFort Wayne KometsFlorida Everblades
Jordan Atkins, SavannahOrlando Solar BearsIndy Fuel
Maddie Recker, ToledoRapid City RushJacksonville Icemen
Garrett Ward, TulsaSavannah Ghost PiratesToledo Walleye
   
Groups Sales – Year-over-Year GrowthTicket Department of Year – AggregateTicket Department of Year – Growth
Florida EverbladesCincinnati CyclonesGreenville Swamp Rabbits
Indy FuelFlorida EverbladesIndy Fuel
Kalamazoo WingsJacksonville IcemenMaine Mariners
Maine MarinersSavannah Ghost PiratesNorfolk Admirals
Norfolk AdmiralsToledo WalleyeOrlando Solar Bears
   
Team Award of Excellence – AggregateTeam Award of Excellence – Growth (Rising Star Award) 
Florida EverbladesGreenville Swamp Rabbits 
Indy FuelMaine Mariners 
Jacksonville IcemenNorfolk Admirals 
Savannah Ghost PiratesOrlando Solar Bears 
Toledo WalleyeTrois-Rivières Lions 

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