A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps.
Binghamton Senators executive Tom Mitchell honored for his playing days in the Mohawk Valley
Tom Mitchell has done a lot for professional hockey in the Binghamton area, but he is also highly revered in the Mohawk Valley region of New York.
Before becoming a businessman and hockey ambassador in Broome County, Mitchell was a professional hockey player in the Minnesota North Stars organization… Read more
OKC Barons notebook: Goaltender Richard Bachman starts all three weekend games
By Michael Baldwin Published: January 19, 2014
Barons goaltender Richard Bachman started Friday, Saturday and Sunday, which is hockey’s version of a triple-header. A 26-year-old veteran with 35 games NHL experience, Bachman recorded 98 saves in the three games, including 32 and 41 in wins over Milwaukee Saturday and Sunday… Read more
Aud gets high marks for hockey fan experience
By Ben Birnell Posted Jan. 19, 2014 @ 1:54 pm
Nearly halfway through the Utica Comets’ inaugural American Hockey League season, the team and their home are drawing praise.
Stadium Journey, a website that provides sports fans reviews of live events at venues around the world, ranked the experience at the Utica Memorial Auditorium a 3.9 out of a possible 5 stars. Each review takes into account seven factors: food and beverage; atmosphere; neighborhood; fans; access; return on investment; and extras. Each category is rated from 0 to 5 stars with 5 being the best… Read more
Springfield Falcons notebook: 20th anniversary celebration, Lucy Hale concert, Springfield Hockey Heritage Society
By Jason Remillard, The Republican on January 18, 2014 at 11:49 AM
SPRINGFIELD – Minor league and major junior hockey teams across the United States and Canada are known for unveiling special jerseys for all sorts of occasions.
Recently, a Canadian team sported sweaters that looked like one of the loud, colorful suits worn by “Hockey Night in Canada” host Don Cherry.
However, if there were ever an appropriate instance for a commemorative uniform, the Springfield Falcons have it. The Birds will honor their 20th anniversary Saturday by wearing a special jersey for their game against the Providence Bruins at the MassMutual Center… Read more