Alison Myers | @AlisonM_110

Alison is currently covering the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL for The Hockey Writers after writing about the NHL's New Jersey Devils from 2011-2012. She is currently employed for the fast growing sports website Bleacher Report as a quality editor and hopes to one day have a media relations career with a professional hockey team. Follow her on Twitter @AlisonM_110.

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Recent Articles by Alison

Book Review: Breakaway

Book Review: Breakaway

Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Rebirth  by Andrew Conte (2011, Indianapolis: Blue River Press. Hardcover. ISBN 9781935628101) Once upon a time, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ former home, the […]

Grand Rapids Griffins bench (Ross Bonander / THW)

AHL Power Rankings Week 28

The AHL regular season will come to a close this week, and as of this writing, 11 teams have clinched their spot in the Calder Cup Playoffs. In addition, the […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
Goalie John Muse will be a big part of Charlotte's push to make the playoffs. (Benjamin Reed/Flickr Creative Commons)

AHL Power Rankings: Week 26

As of this writing, six teams have secured spots in the 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs, which leaves all but two of the AHL’s other 24 teams to compete for the […]

by · April 1, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
AHL Power Rankings Week 24

AHL Power Rankings Week 24

There is just about a month to go in the AHL’s regular season, and the mad dash to the Calder Cup Playoffs is on. Things look pretty set out East, […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
Devante Smith-Pelly (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

AHL Power Rankings Week 22

Several of the AHL’s 30 teams saw their spot shift dramatically in this week’s power rankings as playoff races heat up. In particular, several top teams struggled against opponents who […]

by · March 4, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
Dane Byers (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

AHL Power Rankings: Week 20

The AHL celebrated its annual All-Star Game in the early part of Week 20, and action picked back up on Friday, with several teams playing three games in three nights.   […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
Iowa Wild goalie John Curry as a member of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in 2011. (BridgetDS/Flickr Creative Commons)

John Curry’s AHL Redemption Road Leads to Iowa

John Curry started getting off track during the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins’ 2009-10 season. After being the starter for most of his young career, which started in 2007-08, he lost his throne […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Iowa Wild
Travis Morin (Texas Stars Hockey)

AHL Power Rankings Week 19

The AHL heads into the All-Star break just as several playoff races are starting to heat up. Furthermore, many NHL teams are sending down players sure to give some minor […]

by · February 11, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Player Profile: Spencer Machacek

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Player Profile: Spencer Machacek

On Thursday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Penguins made a minor league swap with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Paul Thompson, who had been struggling with the Pens this season, will report to […]

Jordin Tootoo (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

AHL Power Rankings Week 16

This week, competition for spots in the AHL Power Rankings was fierce. Several teams scored out the same way, as even previous bottom-feeders showed signs of life to move up, […]

by · January 20, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
Tom Kuhnhackl Shows Positivity After Rookie Season Injury

Tom Kuhnhackl Shows Positivity After Rookie Season Injury

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins forward prospect Tom Kuhnhackl played just 11 games in his rookie season in 2012-13 and scored four points before sustaining a shoulder injury in December that ended his […]

(Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Brian Gibbons’ Breakout Season Coming Full Circle

Brian Gibbons had to start at the bottom to make a name for himself. In his first two seasons with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL, the undrafted winger quietly […]

by · January 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins