2017 AHL Annual meeting – Rules, Regulations and 31st team

With the American Hockey League’s board of governor’s annual meeting concluded, the rules and regulations are set for the upcoming season. The 2017-18 regular season will begin October 6 and run through until April 5. Ontario Reign, San Diego Gulls, San Jose Barracuda, Bakersfield Condors and Stockton Heat shall continue to play eight fewer games … More 2017 AHL Annual meeting – Rules, Regulations and 31st team

Las Vegas forge minor league partnership with Chicago

With the NHL expanding to 31 teams from 2017-18, speculation was rife as to whether there would be a 31st American League team. There’s only been flitting rumours regarding the latter but the expansion outfit Las Vegas Knights have found their AHL affiliate in a slightly unlikely place. The Chicago Wolves are very much their … More Las Vegas forge minor league partnership with Chicago

Development the key to Pittsburgh success

Excellent drafting, player development and asset management are now the key elements to winning a Stanley Cup. Admittedly being able to draft a generational talent like Sidney Crosby help’s matters along, but simply having one superstar doesn’t equate to a championship – as Washington has found to their cost. It’s Pittsburgh organisational depth and the … More Development the key to Pittsburgh success

Edinburgh Capitals announce former NHL All-Star as Head Coach

The Edinburgh Capitals have placed their future in the hands of Dmitri Khristich for the 2017-18 season. The Ukrainian native is a two time NHL All-Star and veteran of 811 games having played for the Washington Capitals, Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins, and Toronto Maple Leafs. The 47 year old scored 259 goals and put … More Edinburgh Capitals announce former NHL All-Star as Head Coach