Elmira withdraws Membership from ECHL
Date: Mar 10, 2017
The Chemung County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and the Elmira Jackals have announced today that the Jackals will cease operations at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season.
The team has informed the ECHL of the decision and the league's Board of Governors has approved the request for Voluntary Suspension of operations at the conclusion of the season.
The Jackals will play out the remainder of their 2016-17 schedule, which includes 10 more home games, before shutting down at the end of the season.
The Elmira Jackals organization would like thank its incredibly loyal fans and sponsors for their support over the past 17 seasons. We are proud of the positive impact the Jackals organization has made on the community during this period.
The ECHL will play with 27 teams in the 2017-18 season.