AHL Read This: 2014 NHL Trade Deadline effecting the AHL, Corvo to Wolves, Grant to BSens

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps.

Veteran NHL defenseman Joe Corvo rejoins Wolves

2014 NHL Trade Deadline

The Ottawa Senators after waiving Joe Corvo sent the veteran D-Man to the AHL’s Chicago Wolves on the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline Day
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From Chicago Wolves.com

The Chicago Wolves announced Wednesday that defenseman Joe Corvo has been loaned to the team by the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators.

CORVO, who appeared in 23 regular-season games and 18 playoff games for the Wolves during the 2004-05 season, has produced 92 goals and 218 assists in 780 regular-season games since making his NHL debut with the Los Angeles Kings on Dec. 14, 2002. Read More…


Total of 11 goaltenders dealt in week leading up to NHL trade deadline

By Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press

In the week before the NHL trade deadline, a total of 11 goaltenders were dealt. Martin Brodeur stayed put with the New Jersey Devils, while Jaroslav Halak got moved twice, first from the St. Louis Blues to the Buffalo Sabres for Ryan Miller and then to the Washington Capitals for Michal Neuvirth.

Here’s a look at those trades and what the goalies fetched in return:

Ryan Miller — From the Sabres with F Steve Ott to the Blues for G Jaroslav Halak, F Chris Stewart, F William Carrier, a 2015 1st-round pick and a 2006 conditional 3rd-round pick. Read More…


NHL Trade Deadline and the AHL East Divison

Posted by  onMarch 5, 2014

With all the hype surrounding trade deadline day for the NHL, let’s cut to the chase and examine how it affects the AHL’s East Division.

Let’s get right to it…

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Pittsburgh / Wilkes Barre

Marcel Goc from Florida and Lee Stempniak from Calgary for draft picks. So, the Wilkes-Barre roster and prospect pipeline stays intact. Chuck Kobasew, who cleared waivers yesterday, to Wilkes-Barre. Chris Conner can NOT be sent to Wilkes-Barre because he was not on waivers yesterday. So, ideally from a Wilkes-Barre perspective, it’s Conner for Kobasew. I’ll reserve judgement on whether this is good or bad after I see what Kobasew and do in the AHL. Read More…




The Washington Capitals have traded forward Martin Erat one year after acquiring him.

The Capitals have traded Erat and John Mitchell to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for defenceman Rostislav Klesla, forward Chris Brown, and a fourth round draft choice in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

In 53 games with the Capitals this season, Erat scored one goal and added 23 assists. Read More…


Senators acquire defenceman Alex Grant from Anaheim in exchange for Andre Petersson

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 5, 2014) – Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray announced today the club has acquired defenceman Alex Grant from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Andre Petersson. Grant will be assigned to Ottawa’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators.

Grant, 25, made his NHL debut with the Ducks in a game at San Jose on Nov. 30 and scored his first NHL goal in that contest. In two games with Anaheim this season (his only two career NHL contests to date) he has recorded two points (two goals) and two penalty minutes. Read More…


Kings Acquire Brayden McNabb from Sabres

From Hockey Fights.com

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have acquired defenseman Brayden McNabb and a second round choice in each of the 2014 and 2015 NHL Drafts from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for forward/defenseman Nicolas Deslauriers and right wing Hudson Fasching, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.

McNabb is expected to join the Kings’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs. Both draft selections acquired today by the Kings were originally Kings selections that were sent last year to Buffalo as part of the Robyn Regehr trade on April 1, 2013). Read More…


Also from the TheAHL.com

Kings acquire Livingston from Sharks

The Los Angeles Kings, parent club of the AHL’s Manchester Monarchs, acquired forward James Livingston from San Jose in exchange for a conditional seventh-round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft.  Read More…

Predators acquire Jarnkrok, Eaves

The Nashville Predators, parent club of the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals, have acquired forwards Calle Jarnkrok and Patrick Eaves and a conditional third-round selection in the 2014 Entry Draft from the Detroit Red Wings for forward David Legwand.

If the Red Wings make the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the third-round selection becomes a second-rounder.  Read More…

Bolts, Jackets complete 4-player AHL swap

The Tampa Bay Lightning, parent club of the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch, have acquired forwards Jonathan Marchessault and Dalton Smith from the Columbus Blue Jackets, parent club of the AHL’s Springfield Falcons, in exchange for forward Dana Tyrell and defenseman Matt Taormina. Read More…

Canadiens acquire Dubnyk

The Montreal Canadiens announced the acquisition of goaltender Devan Dubnyk from the Nashville Predators in exchange for future considerations.

Dubnyk was assigned to the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs.  Read More…


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