American Hockey League

Hershey Bears bench prior to game against Adirondack Phantoms (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Capitals Keep Hershey Bears Staff Together

There was an unsettling feeling from the Hershey Bears following an unsatisfactory 2013-14 season under Mike Haviland that resulted in a rare absence from the AHL playoffs. The organization made […]

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Joey MacDonald Signs Contract in Germany

Veteran goaltender Joey MacDonald has agreed to terms with the Schwenninger Wild Wings in Germany. Goalie Joey MacDonald, who spent last year in #habs organization, has signed a one-year deal […]

by · June 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Hamilton Bulldogs, News
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Todd Nelson Named Head Coach of Grand Rapids Griffins

On Friday, the Grand Rapids Griffins, AHL affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings, announced Todd Nelson as the new coach of the club. BREAKING: The @DetroitRedWings named Todd Nelson the […]

by · June 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Grand Rapids Griffins
Scott Gomez has found his game in his second stint with the New Jersey Devils. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Late Signs Are Great Signs For Devils

Stanley Cup titles aren’t won in July. One can win the back pages with a blockbuster trade or big splash signing but patience can pay off. Ask the New Jersey […]

Alex Tuch (Photo: Tom Sorensen)

Drafts From the Past: Minnesota’s Previous Selections

The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is just around the corner, and the Minnesota Wild will soon acquire multiple new players – the first of which will be selected 20th overall. […]

by · June 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Iowa Wild, Minnesota Wild
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Alexander Khoklachev: Bruins’ Fourth Line Center?

Third line center Carl Soderberg (also known as Loui 2 due to his connection with Swedish linemate Loui Eriksson) has been informed that he will not be returning to the […]

Brendan Gaunce Deserves Consideration for Roster Spot on Canucks

Brendan Gaunce Deserves Consideration for Roster Spot on Canucks

One of the most exciting aspects about the Utica Comets playoff run is that their success has come from both veterans and young players. While veterans such as Cal O’Reilly […]

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The 411 on New Marlies Head Coach Sheldon Keefe

Brendan Shanahan continues to put his master plan into place. Under his watchful eye, the Toronto Maple Leafs are determined to completely revamp their front office and coaching staff for […]

by · June 8, 2015 · 0 comments · AHL, Toronto Marlies
TJ Brennan (Ross Bonander/THW)

T.J. Brennan Has Earned His Shot With the Leafs

When T.J. Brennan re-signed for another year with the Leafs on Thursday, there was only one goal in mind: Make the big club on opening night – finally, once and for […]

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Why Andrew Gordon Signed in Sweden

Andrew Gordon played eight professional hockey league seasons before deciding to make a big career decision this week, signing with Linkoping in Sweden. The 29-year-old veteran winger had seriously thought […]

by · June 5, 2015 · 0 comments · AHL, Washington Capitals
(Credit: Cecelia Gulius/Utica Comets)

Comets Wonder-Goalie Markstrom May Finally Be NHL Ready

Markstrom Leading the Way in Utica As impressive as the Utica Comets have been this year — with a run to the AHL Calder Cup Finals in only their second year […]

(Winnipeg Sun)

Winnipeg’s Hockey White Knight: Mark Chipman

In April of 1996, the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba lost the NHL team that meant the world to the people of this small Canadian city. As the Jets took flight […]

by · June 4, 2015 · 0 comments · AHL, Winnipeg Jets