Post Tagged with: "Oklahoma City Barons"

Bogdan Yakimov (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

Bogdan Yakimov Happy About Life In The AHL

In this translated interview, originally appearing on Russian portal Business-Online, Bogdan Yakimov talked about life in the AHL, discussed Nail Yakupov and shared his memories from his first NHL game. * […]

Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars in Oklahoma City

For The Love Of A Hockey Game

There are a lot of things people will do for the love of a hockey game. I am no exception. I was perusing the schedule about two weeks ago and […]

by · October 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Humor
Pitlick (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

What Does An AHL Team’s Success Mean for the NHL?

The American Hockey League. One tier under the NHL. Seen as a developmental league for young players. But it’s also a platform for pro hockey players young and old who […]

by · June 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Tony Rajala (Ross Bonander / THW)

Should the Oilers Give Toni Rajala a Chance?

Oklahoma City Barons winger Toni Rajala is having a good season. Scratch that, a great season. Rajala has averaged nearly one point per game (45 points in 46 games) and, […]

by · May 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Yann Danis (Ross Bonander / THW)

The Oklahoma City Barons Have Everything But Fans

Last night, the Texas Stars lost game three of their AHL semifinals match-up with  the Oklahoma City Barons 4-0, as goalie Yann Danis put on another spectacular performance in net. […]

by · May 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Edmonton Oilers
Evgeny Grachev scored the game-winning goal for the Rivermen Saturday night (TSN Photography)

Rivermen Catching Up To NHL Talent

The adjustment from the NHL to the AHL is not an easy one.  Players have had to adjust to team bus rides instead of team charters.  Playing in Boston or […]

by · December 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Minor League Report, St Louis Blues
Schultz is off to a torrid start for the Barons (Steven Christy/OKC Barons)

OKC Barons: Best Thing to Happen to Justin Schultz

  Justin Schultz came into the 2012-2013 season with a lot of hype and under even more scrutiny. Projected to start the season in the top 6 of Edmonton’s defence, […]

by · December 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Edmonton Oilers, Player Profiles, Prospects
The Barons’ Brandon Davidson and Testicular Cancer

The Barons’ Brandon Davidson and Testicular Cancer

The Oklahoma City Barons have released a short press release indicating that rookie defenseman Brandon Davidson has been diagnosed with testicular cancer and will undergo treatment immediately. Updates on his […]

by · November 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, News
Schultz celebrates a goal vs San Antonio (Garett Fisbeck/The Oklahoman)

Oilers Young Stars Coming Around in Oklahoma City

Without NHL hockey in Edmonton, Oiler fans have been forced to turn to their AHL affiliate in Oklahoma City as the next best thing. Fortunately for them, there are many familiar Oiler faces […]

by · October 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Edmonton Oilers, Minor League Report, Prospects
(Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Oilers Talent Make OKC Barons an AHL Favourite

With the news on September 15th that the NHL would be locking out its players, many of those players have joined teams in various parts of the world in an effort […]

by · October 6, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Edmonton Oilers, Previews and Predictions
(Icon SMI)

Colin McDonald Relishes Opportunity With Penguins

Colin McDonald knows it won’t be easy to crack a veteran-laden Pittsburgh lineup that’s always looking to add new pieces, but he’s happy to be in a situation where he can develop as a player and someday earn that opportunity full-time.

by · February 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Minor League Report, Pittsburgh Penguins, Player Profiles