Earlier this week, the ECHL released the protected lists for all of its teams.
The link for the protected lists
Essentially, it means teams have exclusive negotiating rights with the following players in the ECHL until July.
Evansville: Kevin Moore, James Reid, Matt Krug, Dustin Hopfner, Jake Obermeyer, Donnie Harris, Aaron Gens, Jesse Perrin, Nathan Martine, Matt Gens, Daniel Tetrault, Philippe Plante, Peter Sakaris, Colin Reddin, Jason Dale, Dylan Clarke, Mark Cody, Patrick Kennedy, Chris Forfar, Myles McCauley, Darick Ste-Marie, Matt Schepke, Josh Beaulieu, Kevin R. Baker, Todd Robinson, Nathan Moon.
Fort Wayne: Charlie Effinger, Daniel Maggio, Scott Kishel, Nick Wheeler, Mathieu Gagnon, Jeremy Gates, Tyler Butler, Jamie Milam, Eric Giosa, Matt Firman, Jean-Michel Rizk, John Dunbar, Chris Auger, Mike Hoban, Brandon Marino, Matt Syroczynski, Thomas Beauregard, Kaleigh Schrock, Brett Smith, Colin Chaulk.
The Journal-Gazette's Justin Cohn has a decent explanation of the protected lists.