American Hockey League

Kevin Gagne with the Norfolk Admirals Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Kevin Gagne Blossoming with the Norfolk Admirals

There is no question about it–the Anaheim Ducks American League affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals, are built on a defensive foundation. Norfolk is currently home to some of the premier defenders […]

by · March 11, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Norfolk Admirals, QMJHL
Andy Miele (Credit: stat19/flickr)

AHL Power Rankings: Week 23

Week 23 of the American Hockey League season is upon us, with less than 20 games remaining for almost every AHL club. Eight points separate the second and eighth seeds […]

by · March 11, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
Hershey Bears defenseman Steve Oleksy (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Hershey Bears Weekly: Trade Deadline Help

The locker room filed out quickly with Hershey Bears players as they exited following their sixth straight game without a regulation win. You could feel the somber tone as the […]

by · March 6, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Hershey Bears
Ezekiel has split time this season between AHL Norfolk and ECHL Utah Photo Credit: (Utah Grizzlies/Josie Vimahi

Admirals Have Heart With Ezekiel

It’s true what they say “big things come in small packages.” The Norfolk Admirals have that in 5’8” right wing Norm Ezekiel. While the Barrie, Ontario native may not impress […]

by · March 5, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Norfolk Admirals
(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Meet Mike Halmo, the Unlikely Islander

Islander fans were understandably upset following the injuries to John Tavares and Frans Nielsen. Many people expected the team to call up at the very least Ryan Strome and Anders […]

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
Bobby Farnham: The Life of an Energy Guy

Bobby Farnham: The Life of an Energy Guy

A guest post by Ken Maguire. Boston drivers are notoriously obnoxious. They’re always speeding and hurling profanities. But they usually get to their destination, even if they lose style points. That’s […]

Admirals Tame League Leading Monarchs 3-2

Admirals Tame League Leading Monarchs 3-2

  The Norfolk Admirals continued their homestand Friday as they played host to the L.A. Kings top development team, the Manchester Monarchs. Manchester has been unstoppable this season sitting atop the AHL standings […]

by · March 1, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Norfolk Admirals
Brad Thiessen Photo Credit: (John Wright/Norfolk Admirals)

Q&A With Brad Thiessen

If there is one position that the Norfolk Admirals have under lock and key that position is goaltending. The parent club, the Anaheim Ducks, has solidified that position in the […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Norfolk Admirals
The Hershey Bears defend their net against the Adirondack Phantoms (Annie Erling Gofus/The Hockey Writers)

Will the Hershey Bears Make the Playoffs?

The Hershey Bears have a storied history of making the postseason, any other scenario which they don’t appear in the Calder Cup playoffs is considered unacceptable. They’ve missed the playoffs […]

Jyrki Jokipakka (Ross Bonander/THW)

AHL Power Rankings: Week 21

With around 20 games left on the schedule for most teams in the American Hockey League, the season is winding down in of the top developmental hockey leagues in the […]

by · February 25, 2014 · 0 comments · AHL, Power Rankings
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Sooner Than Later: The State Of The Canucks’ Cupboard

  With the Canucks season on the brinks, is it time to dig deep in the franchise’s pockets for a solution? Has Mike Gillis provided that answer over his tenure? […]

by · February 25, 2014 · 1 comment · AHL, Hockey History, Vancouver Canucks