Sn 11 Ep 12: All Star Coaches Announced, Sean Shapiro and Alex Ackerman


All Star Coaches Announced

Rockford IceHogs Asisstant Coach, Mark Osiecki has left the team to coach Team USA in the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championships. He will return when the tournament is over.

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring a special Tuesday night edition of the show just a day away from the 2014 New Years Eve holiday. Bob and Megan start the show off with a look at the American Hockey League standings through December 30th and how the divisions stand going into the new year. The two hosts then went over the latest news and notes from around the AHL including the announcement of this season’s Eastern and Western Conference coaches for the 2015 All Star Classic, plus a rec goalie gets to live out his dreams with the Iowa Wild and the Rockford IceHogs Assistant Coach Mark Osiecki coaching Team USA in the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship.

This week’s special guests:

  • Sean Shapiro – Writer – Texas Stars – Statesman/Wrong Side of the Red Line – On Twitter: @seanshapiro – Sean joined the show this week to talk about the recent Texas Stars 2 game winning streak, the rough start to this season for new Head Coach Derek Laxdal, the possibility of Travis Morin making the NHL full-time and recent play of current AHL Player of the Week Brett Ritchie.
  • Alex Ackerman – Writer – Syracuse Crunch – Raw Charge/ – On Twitter: @Allovimo – Returning to the show for the first time this season, Alex discussed with Host Bob the recent 10 game winning streak for the Syracuse Crunch which included both goal-tenders winning an equal 5 games each in that streak, the move into the Northeast Division, and the play of Vladislav Namestnikov, Mike Angelidis, Yanni Gourde and Jonathan Marchessault.

All this and much more on the latest edition of the Power Play Post Show.

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Owner/Host of the Power Play Post Show for 10 + years. Credentialed media member in Binghamton with the B-Sens. I have also done color commentary on the B-Sens & Manchester Monarchs radio broadcasts.

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