American Hockey League

Hershey Bears coach Mike Haviland (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Hershey Bears Lose Great Hockey Mind

In terms of job security at the professional level of hockey, there’s almost none for head coaches and their assistants. Two Calder Cup championships for Mark French followed by three […]

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Wrap Up Game Four With Yawney, Wagner And Exelby

After a dramatic overtime goal by Max Sauve and a stellar shutout performance by goaltender John Gibson, the Norfolk Admirals overtook the Manchester Monarchs 1-0 Wednesday night in Norfolk which […]

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Wrap Up Game 3 With Yawney, Sauve And Gibson

The Norfolk Admirals returned home to Scope Wednesday after opening the first two games of the playoffs on the road against the Manchester Monarchs. Following the loss in game one […]

Mike Sislo of the Albany Devils  (James DiBianco/Flickr)

Q & A with Mike Sislo of the Albany Devils

Every player has his own unique journey as he tries to make a living playing professional hockey. Mike Sislo is no different, as he went undrafted after four years at […]

Goaltender Peter Mannino has made some big saves for the Penguins in the first two games. (Alison Myers/THW)

Penguins’ Keys to Taking a Series Lead Against Senators

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins arguably surpassed expectations in the first two games of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series against the Binghamton Senators. Instead of being blown out by the Sens, the […]

Seattle's Shea Theodore is an exciting NHL Prospect (Seattle Thunderbirds/WHL)

Q&A With Anaheim’s Shea Theodore

The 2013 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Prudential Center in New Jersey. The Anaheim Ducks used their first round pick on 18-year-old defenseman Shea Theodore, who played his […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Norfolk Admirals
Travis Morin (Texas Stars Hockey)

Can Travis Morin Solve One of the Dallas Stars’ Issues?

@AnaheimDucks big guys are winning that battle. Andersen, getzlaf, perry. Are out playing seguin, Benn and lehtonen. That needs to change. — Mike Modano (@9modano) April 19, 2014 Mike Modano, […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars, Texas Stars
The Penguins should win this series if their goaltending and defense is up to the task. (Alison Myers/THW)

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Conference Quarterfinal Preview

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are in the Calder Cup Playoffs for the 12th straight season, which is tied for the longest active streak in the AHL. However, in all of those […]

Dunkin Donuts Center (photo credit: Andy Riter/cc)

AHL Eastern Conference Playoff Preview: First Round Predictions

The American Hockey League playoffs get underway Wednesday night as 16 clubs begin battle for the Calder Cup. The Grand Rapids Griffins hoisted last season’s championship trophy and are in […]

by · April 23, 2014 · 1 comment · AHL
Albany Devils 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs Preview

Albany Devils 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs Preview

The Albany Devils will open the 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs by battling the 4th seeded St. John’s IceCaps.  These two teams did not meet during the 2013-14 AHL season.  They […]

Hershey Bears bench (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Hershey Bears: Why They Missed the Playoffs

Postseason play had become a yearly tradition for the Hershey Bears and their fans since they became affiliated with the Washington Capitals. However, this season the Bears underachieved monumentally and […]

by · April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Hershey Bears
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Norfolk Overtakes Hershey In Conference Standings

As playoffs loom the Norfolk Admirals and the Hershey Bears are in a dogfight for the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference which is the final position as both clubs […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Hershey Bears, Norfolk Admirals