The Hunt is On – Who Could It BEAST?


Beast NHL affiliate huntBRAMPTON, ON – The Brampton Beast are excited to announce the final step in their search for an NHL affiliate for the upcoming 2015-2016 season!

Starting last week, the Beast began releasing clues through the team’s official website and social media accounts that allow fans to eliminate potential NHL teams from contention in order to guess the Beast’s new affiliate.

The hints can be found on the Beast’s YouTube channel: HERE

The Beast have been encouraging fans to track the clues, see the progress of other Beast fans and share their guesses through the team’s Twitter (@BramptonBeast), Facebook (Brampton Beast Hockey Club) and Instagram (@BramptonBeast) pages using the Hashtag #WhoCouldItBEAST.

The next hint will become available tomorrow during the Beast’s Pick Your Seat Open House, where fans can drop by the Powerade Centre during the day to choose their season seat for 2015-2016, and meet coaches Colin Chaulk and Peter Goulet from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.

About the ECHL

Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league with 28 teams in 21 states and one Canadian province for its 27th season in 2014-15. There have been 541 players who have gone on to play in the National Hockey League after starting their careers in the ECHL, including 29 who made their NHL debuts in the 2013-14 season. The ECHL has affiliations with 28 of the 30 NHL teams in 2014-15, marking the 18th 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 Facebook and Twitter.

About the Brampton Beast

The Brampton Beast was founded in January 2013. The Brampton Beast finished in sixth place and were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs in their inaugural year. The team was recognized as the Community Relations Franchise of the Year in their first year of operation.