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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 around the AHL’s push to the Calder Cup playoffs by teams clinching playoff spots, making moves and the scenarios for this weekend for the remaining spots.
This week’s special guests:
- Matt Puempel – Binghamton Senators – Left Wing – On Twitter: @mpuempel – Matt sat down with Host Bob Howard at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton to talk about growing up outside of Windsor, Ontario, playing in the OHL, asking for a trade while playing for the Peterborough Petes, playing in his first season with the Binghamton Senators and this weekends games before going into the AHL’s Calder Cup playoffs.
- Paul LaTour – Chicago Wolves – Beat-writer – Howling Wolves/Chicago Tribune – On Twitter: @platour68 – Paul joins the show first time to talk about the Chicago Wolves, the changes made by the return of Head Coach John Anderson, how important Jake Allen‘s season was for the team and push to the Calder Cup playoffs.
- Chris Roy – Portland Pirates – Beat-writer – MaineHockeyJournal.com – On Twitter: @Chris_MHJ – Chris returned to the show this week to talk about two articles he recently wrote about the Portland Pirates having to move it’s final home game from Lewiston to it’s 400 seat practice rink in Sacco and about the potential AHL Western Expansion that has been talked about in recent weeks. Fans are encouraged to read both articles by clicking these two links: Pirates affiliation agreement set to expire; AHL pondering movement out west & Pirates moving season finale to Saco
All this and much more on the latest edition of the Power Play Post Show.
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