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Brennan and MacIntyre: Two Dominoes That Sparked Marlies Collapse

Brennan and MacIntyre: Two Dominoes That Sparked Marlies Collapse

The Toronto Maple struggles continue as they get ready for their second straight game at the Air Canada Centre since returning from a seven game road trip. Unfortunately their American […]

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Now Is the Time to Let Teemu Loose

Despite beating the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Tuesday night, the Detroit Red Wings received some bad news. Forward Tomas Jurco was held out of the third period due to an […]

Andrew O'Brien honing his craft in the AHL with The Norfolk Admirals. Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Q&A With Anaheim Ducks Prospect Andrew O’Brien

The Anaheim Ducks have a lot of thriving prospects in their system. One of those prospects is defenseman Andrew O’Brien who is in the second-year of his NHL Entry Level […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Norfolk Admirals
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Laurent Brossoit Deserves Opportunity in Edmonton Crease

The Edmonton Oilers may have found their future starting goaltender, and it won’t take a trade, signing, or even a draft pick to make it a reality. In fact, Laurent […]

Steven (18) playing against his older brother Joe (9)
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Albany Devils Bazooka Joe Whitney AHL Player Of The Week

A call-up can be an excellent motivator. Aside from stating the obvious, even a cup of coffee with the NHL club, can rejuvenate a player, toiling away on countless bus […]

Andrei Vasilevskiy has shown managers why he was coveted by Tampa Bay during the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The Case For Andrei Vasilevskiy To Be The Backup

View image | gettyimages.com   When Andrei Vasilevskiy got word that he would be sent back to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, he could have more than […]

Chad Johnson did a solid job as Tuukka Rask's back-up last season and should be a good number two behind Jaroslav Halak. (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

What Should the Islanders Do with Chad Johnson?

On July 1st, the Islanders signed Chad Johnson to a 2 year contract worth 1.3 million dollars per season.  After his signing and the signing of Jaroslav Halak earlier in […]

Mat Clark Photo Credit: (Norfolk Admirals/John Wright)

Mat Clark Simplifying His Game In The AHL

Norfolk Admirals defenseman Mat Clark is not the flashiest of players. The 6’3’ right-handed shot is billed as a “stay at home defenseman.” While Clark may not be a regular […]

by · December 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Norfolk Admirals
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Griffins Notes: Coreau Keeps Winning, Backman Leaves for Sweden

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Griffins have been without No. 1 goaltender Petr Mrazek since Nov. 6, when Jonas Gustavsson went down with a dislocated shoulder for the […]

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Q&A with Red Wings Prospect Teemu Pulkkinen

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Teemu Pulkkinen was a fourth-round draft choice by the Detroit Red Wings in 2010. The Fin played for Jokerit Helsinki in the Finnish Elite League from […]

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 […]

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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