Dare to Dream – GB achieve Promotion to Pool A

Great moments are born from great opportunity. That line spoken by Coach Herb Brooks to his 1980 US Olympic team certainly rang true for Team GB heading into the final game of their 2018 IIHF World Championship campaign. Just a year ago, Head Coach Pete Russell masterminded GB’s promotion from Division 1, Group B after … More Dare to Dream – GB achieve Promotion to Pool A

Play-offs Grand Final Sheffield Steelers 1 Cardiff Devils 3

PredictorBet Play-offs Grand Final 2018 “I think we just broke the last curse!” The words of Cardiff Devils Head coach Andrew Lord after his team had clinched Playoff Final victory. It’s been a nineteen year wait for the organisation – an agonising tale for fans who last tasted playoff success back in 1998-99 and have … More Play-offs Grand Final Sheffield Steelers 1 Cardiff Devils 3

Passing of a Leafs Legend – Farewell Johnny Bower

“Legend” is used far too frequently in sports but never has a word been more apt to describe Johnny Bower. I never got to see Johnny Bower play as he retired in 1970 and it’s only through watching old clips, reading books, articles and testimony from those who saw him play have I fully appreciated … More Passing of a Leafs Legend – Farewell Johnny Bower

Colorado Eagles confirmed as 31st AHL team

The Colorado Eagles have been approved as an expansion franchise for the 2018-19 season. The Eagles will be the new primary development affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche when they begin play in the AHL’s Pacific Division at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colo., in October 2018. Unless any realignment is made … More Colorado Eagles confirmed as 31st AHL team

Utica Comets to host 2018 AHL All-Star Classic

The Utica Comets have been chosen to host the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic. It’ll present Vancouver’s AHL affiliate a chance to showcase their new facilities at the newly renovated and renamed Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium in downtown Utica. The event will take place across two days, through January 28-29, 2018, keeping … More Utica Comets to host 2018 AHL All-Star Classic