AHL Calder Cup Playoffs Schedule & Scores – Quarterfinals (updated 4-19-14)

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The Power Play Post Show will post the results, schedules and goal scorers in this post for this years Calder Cup playoffs. Make sure you check out the AHL’s website for more information here. Bob & Megan will present their picks for each series starting this Tuesday before the 1st round series start on Wednesday. Schedule via TheAHL.com website.

AHL Read This: Andrews Five Game Series, Abbotsford Should be Audited, Wolves Attendance

Andrews Five Game Series

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. AHL Commissioner Says Second, Third Rounds Could Move to Five Games; Talks AHL in Houston, West Coast Stephen Meserve | 100 Degree Hockey With the Texas Stars earning a total of eight end-of-season trophies, the American Hockey League commissioner and president, Dave Andrews, was in town to present the trophies and plaques. It was also a chance to talk to the league boss about many of the topics swirling around the AHL these days. He had thoughts on the potential west coast relocation of many teams in the league, the future of hockey in Houston, the potential for an All-Star game in Cedar Park, advanced stats in the … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Andrews Speaks on Western Movement, Phantoms say Goodbye, Falcons Calder Cup History

Andrews Speaks Western Movement

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. AHL PRESIDENT SAYS WESTERN MOVEMENT, PACIFIC DIVISION “PROBABLY WILL HAPPEN” April 20, 2014 · by Sean Shapiro CEDAR PARK – The American Hockey League’s potential Pacific Division may indeed be on its way, league president David Andrews said Saturday. Multiple reports have surfaced in the past couple weeks, including an initial report by Fox Sports Arizona on April 10, stating five to eight NHL teams were interested in moving their AHL affiliation west. Andrews commented on those reports when he met with the media during the first period of the Texas Stars-Abbotsford Heat game Saturday. “There is a fair amount of truth behind it. At the same time now there is a … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 30: Matt Puempel Talks Development, Paul LaTour and Chris Roy

Matt Puempel Talks Development

MATT PUEMPEL TALKS DEVELOPMENT This week on the final regular season edition of the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring to the fans of the American Hockey League all the latest news and info from around the league. To start the first segment of the show, Bob and Megan discussed the news coming out of Abbotsford, British Columbia as the city has ended the contract between themselves and the Calgary Flames. This then opens up the question of where the Heat will go to next. The two hosts talk about the all the latest end of the year awards being handed out by the league and their thoughts on the award winners. But the majority of the segment is centered … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Abbotsford Heat Leaving News, Pirates Moving Final Game, Survey for ThunderBay

Abbotsford Heat Leaving

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Abbotsford Heat leave city with $12M in losses CBC News Posted: Apr 15, 2014 10:14 AM PT Last Updated: Apr 15, 2014 4:16 PM PT The City of Abbotsford has paid the owners of the Abbotsford Heat another $5.5 million to end the Calgary Flames’ farm team’s contract with the city, capping off years of financial losses for the city. Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman joined CEO of the Calgary Flames, Ken King, and president of  Abbotsford Heat, Ryan Walter, at the announcement on Tuesday morning. Banman said in total the contract with the team has cost the city more than $12 million since 2010, when then-mayor George Peary signed a ten-year … Continue reading

AHL Read This: AHL Pacific Division, Gudlevskis Makes History, Matt Puempel’s Binghamton Success

AHL Pacific Division

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Possible Pacific Division of AHL doesn’t bother Pirates Portland’s affiliation agreement with Phoenix runs two more years. By Glenn Jordan gjordan@pressherald.com The idea of a Pacific Division of the American Hockey League is not a new one, and no cause for concern to the Portland Pirates, according to Brad Church, the team’s new chief operating officer. “It’s something that has been talked about for years,” said Church, who played for five AHL teams during a 13-year professional career that included a brief stint with the NHL’s Washington Capitals. “Those Western teams have always grumbled about getting their affiliates closer to them and, to date, there really hasn’t been much traction … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 29: Andrew Gordon Talks Career and Broadcaster Jim Byers talks Barons

Andrew Gordon Talks Career

ANDREW GORDON TALKS CAREER This week on the Power Play Post Show Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring a jam packed show with AHL news & notes, awards, Calder Cup Playoffs talk and so much more. The two hosts break down all the latest news from around the league including a wild Saturday night in the American Hockey League where there some of the most epic comebacks happened along with players scoring a mind amount of hat-tricks. Hosts Bob and Megan then talked about the year end awards from the AHL that have been announced so far including this years All Rookie Team and First & Second Team All Star teams including former PPPShow alums Curtis McKenzie, Jake Allen, Adam Clendening, Mike Hoffman, Colton … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Falcons Clinch NorthEast, DuRoss, Esche Rewarded, Vokoun to WBS, Devils Playoffs

Falcons Clinch NorthEast

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Springfield Falcons clinch second straight Northeast Division title By Garry Brown | Special to The Republican For the second straight season, the Springfield Falcons have clinched the Northeast Division in the American Hockey League. The clinching happened Sunday afternoon, when the Adirondack Phantoms defeated the Albany Devils 4-3. The loss left second-place Albany 11 points behind the Falcons with five games left, meaning they can collect no more than 10 points. The Northeast title assures the Falcons of home-ice advantage in the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs. The Birds stand second to Manchester in the Eastern Conference, but have a chance to finish first. Division winners get … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Mark Cundari Flames, Barons Playoff Push, Chelios signs with Wolves

Mark Cundari Flames

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Oklahoma City Barons: How fans have had their lives changed after winning cars from the Barons By Michael Baldwin HIGH SCHOOL music teacher Jack Mitchell retired early because of his good fortune. After Jim Stanley won, people asked him if he owned Oklahoma City’s Triple-A hockey team. Living a real-life Daily Double, Asberg Mahanti’s lottery-like luck arrived the night after he was married. Mitchell, Stanley and Mahanti are among two dozen people who have had their lives turned upside down after they won a car or truck at an Oklahoma City Barons game. When the American Hockey League regular season ends in two weeks, Prodigal LLC, which operates the … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 28: Owen Newkirk, Jason Shaya & Mike Peck talk AHL Western Conference

AHL Western Conference

AHL WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF PUSH TALK This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff start the show off with the announcements of the weekly AHL Player of the Week award along with the monthly awards for March. The two hosts breakdown with the American Hockey League news and notes for the past week, a small chat about the recent pictures circulating around consisting of injuries for the Grand Rapids Griffins Mitch Callahan and the Binghamton Senators Stephane Da Costa. The two hosts ended the first segment with the ever popular “If the Playoffs Started Today” segment recapping the movement of both the Eastern and Western Conference teams as the AHL gets closer to the end of the regular season. … Continue reading