American Hockey League

Brian Dumoulin will look to continue improving in his second season on the Penguins blue line. (Alison Myers/THW)

Penguins: New Kids on the Block (of Ice)

No Sid, no problem…yet. Despite the slew of well documented health issues and injuries that has recently depleted the number of Penguins stars over the last month (Pascal Dupuis, Beau […]

Brendan Bell Photo Credit: (Norfolk Admirals)

Q&A With Norfolk Admirals D-Man Brendan Bell

  No hockey team is complete without a solid defensive unit. The Norfolk Admirals, the primary affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks, bolster a blue line that has its share of […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Norfolk Admirals
Ryan Pulock was taken with the fifteenth overall pick by the New York Islanders. (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

What Are the Islanders Doing with Ryan Pulock?

In the last week of November, Ryan Pulock thought his dream of playing in the NHL might be coming to fruition as he was scratched from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers […]

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Braden Holtby: AHL Seasoning Was Crucial to NHL Success

Not every player that comes into the NHL can make the jump from Juniors or college hockey without adding some seasoning to their game. There are always exceptions to the […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Hershey Bears, Washington Capitals
Dave Steckel With The C. Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Dave Steckel Leads The Way For The Norfolk Admirals

In hockey, the role of Captain is pivotal to a team’s success. No matter if they’re first in the league or dead last, the captain’s role is crucial on the […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Norfolk Admirals
Laganiere is in his second season with the Norfolk Admirals. Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Anaheim Prospect Antoine Laganiere Improving With Time

In our chosen professions, we always strive to get better year-after-year. Anaheim Ducks prospect Antoine Laganiere is currently striving to get better with every game he plays with the Norfolk […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Norfolk Admirals
Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Image from Wikipedia

Islanders Early Success Trickling Down The Organization

Through 17 games this season, the Islanders are off to one of their best starts in franchise history sitting at 11-6.  The Islanders willingness to add payroll this off-season for […]

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What Can We Expect From Anthony Mantha’s Debut?

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 24 hours, you’ve probably heard Detroit Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha is scheduled to make his […]

Beau Bennett has his second wrist surgery in three years this past week. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Time To “Beau-lieve” in Beau Bennett

An Off-Season to Forget The 2014-15 season was going to be a season of redemption, a season of proving people wrong for the Pittsburgh Penguins.  After losing three straight games […]

Andy Miele (Credit: stat19/flickr)

Andy Miele Making Most of Opportunity with Grand Rapids Griffins

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Andy Miele knows what it’s like to play in the NHL. He’s bounced back and forth from the NHL to the AHL with the Phoenix Coyotes […]

by · November 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Grand Rapids Griffins
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It’s Not All Bad News For the Sabres

The Sabres are once again struggling and once of the worst teams in the NHL.  However not everything is bad in hockey heaven.  Buffalo has arguably the #1 prospect pool […]

Kovalchuk snipes in the shootout (Hayden Bird/ Streetwise Media)

Shootouts Disappearing With AHL’s New Overtime Rules

You don’t have to look far to find someone upset with how overtime is handled in the NHL. Some people want teams to get three points for regulation wins. Some […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL