As is so often the case in the American Hockey League, the leading rookie scorer is rarely a highly touted prospect. In 2013/14 and 2014/15 for example it was a pair of 6th round selections who led the way, in the shape of Curtis McKenzie and Connor Brown.The latter notched twenty goals and helped the … More AHL Rookie Class of 2016-17
For the second time in four years, an American Hockey League team shall face an opponent from Europe. In 2014, Swedish outfit Farjestad BK played an exhibition game against the Toronto Marlies and then went toe-to-toe with an AHL-All Star team in a skills competition and a ‘competitive’ game the following evening hosted in St. … More Reign face Polar Bears in International friendly
Milwaukee Admirals have added goals and experience to their roster with the signing of free agent, Bobby Butler. Butler is no stranger to the American league, having enjoyed much success at this level. Picked up as a college free agent by Ottawa, the right winger would go on to suit up 36 times in the … More Milwaukee sign renowned goal scorer
Quinte Mall was the venue as the Belleville Senators revealed jersey’s to be worn during their inaugural season. It’s a take on Ottawa’s heritage look, with a red, black and white theme and a ‘B’ Logo similar to the ‘O’ which is emblazoned on the chest. During 2017/18, Belleville shall wear this special patch to … More Belleville Senators reveal inaugural jersey’s
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
Back in May, the American Hockey League’s Board of Governor’s met to confirm the divisional alignment for the following season. There are fewer changes than of recent years as the AHL takes shape but the league shall welcome more new teams to the fold as well as saying goodbye to some familiar names. Pacific Division: … More AHL 2017-18 Divisional Alignment
As reported in the Denver Post over a week ago, the Colorado Eagles are in discussions with the Colorado Avalanche in regards to becoming their AHL affiliate as early as 2018-19. The Eagles are currently the ECHL affiliate for Colorado (a four year agreement in place since 2016) but have ambitions to move a rung … More Eagles to become 31st AHL team?