With Las Vegas confirmed to be the home of the 31st NHL franchise, there is the distinct possibility of an expansion in the American Hockey League. After one of the largest realignments in the AHL’s long history, it’s somewhat fitting that Vegas should be the next port of call for the NHL. It certainly makes … More 31st AHL Team
Toronto Marlies: End of Year Grades 2015-16 The Calder Cup was awarded to a deserving Lake Erie team last weekend, thus bringing an end to the 2015/16 American Hockey League season. The dust has now settled on a Toronto Marlies season to remember and following on from a year end review, it’s time to reflect … More Toronto Marlies: End of Year Grades 2015-16
The dark horses of some but considered underdogs by most. Despite recording their best season in franchise history, Lake Erie were still not expected to be in the mix when it came to crunch in the 2016 playoffs. The Monsters easily disposed of Rockford in a sweep before defeating arch rivals, Grand Rapids Griffins, in … More Lake Erie Monsters – 2016 Calder Cup Champions
John Anderson is a man synonymous with the American Hockey League. He’s spent ten of the last 14 years of his coaching career, holding the reins of the Chicago Wolves. Anderson also coached the Wolves in the four seasons previous to the team joining the AHL. They were successful times in the International Hockey League, … More John Anderson leaves Chicago to go Wild
Toronto Marlies 2015/16 – A comprehensive review It was difficult to weigh up the expectations of the Toronto Marlies back in September. The Toronto Marlies camp held out east in Newfoundland, featured players that would predominately suit up for the Orlando Solar Bears. Only Justin Holl from that group would play regularly for the Marlies. … More Toronto Marlies 2015/16 Season Review
The current overseas broadcasting deal expires after Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks have concluded battle for the right to hoist the Stanley Cup. An interesting summer lay in store then, no more so than for UK fans who have not always enjoyed the best coverage through Premier Sports. Hence my surprise then when Rob … More A new NHL deal for UK hockey fans?