A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Islander remembers St. Patrick’s Day Massacre hockey game By Russ Hryvnak Over the last few years and to be honest, even before that, there has always been a debate inside the sport of hockey. In an age where rules and ideas can be changed and implemented over the course of one season, the ongoing argument over the role of fighting in the game of hockey still rages on. People who are against it say that it is too violent, too extreme and dangerous to the health of the players. It’s setting a bad example for the younger fans. Many say we are supposed to be playing hockey, not … Continue reading →
A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. NHL returning to St. John’s Robin Short Published on March 14, 2014 Williams says exhibition game this fall game will aid in quest to land new AHL franchise The last time Mile One Centre played host to a National Hockey League exhibition, the Winnipeg Jets and Ottawa Senators hooked up in a Kraft Hockeyville game three years ago when Conception Bay South won the nation-wide contest and the right to stage an NHL friendly. That game, moved to Mile One from the Robert French Memorial Stadium in Kelligrews, in part to accommodate more fans, was originally scheduled to include the Senators and Atlanta Thrashers. Those plans went out the window when … Continue reading →
ADMIRALS BSENS 31414 PICS See the full gallery of 170 plus pictures at the Power Play Post Show‘s Facebook page here: LINK The B-Sens won the game 3-1 at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton, NY.
THOUGHTS ON PEVERLEY This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring all the latest news & information from around the American Hockey League. The two bring all the latest AHL Trade Deadline Day trades & loans, explain what a loan is in pro-hockey and our ever popular: If the Playoffs Started Today. In a difficult but very serious topic, both hosts discuss the hot topic of the week which is what happened to Rich Peverley during the Dallas Stars game on Monday night when he collapsed on bench and had to be revived. But even on top of Peverley’s incident the hockey world was shocked to hear about Saginaw Spirit‘s Terry Trafford of the OHL, whose body was found in … Continue reading →
A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. AHL 2014 Trade Deadline Deals Amerks get Petrecki from San Jose March 12, 2014 | TheAHL.com The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Nick Petrecki on loan from the San Jose Sharks. Petrecki, 24, has played in 35 games with the American Hockey League’s Worcester Sharks this season, recording one goal and two assists for three points along with 54 penalty minutes. Read More… Bears add Newbury; Whitmore to Phantoms March 12, 2014 The Hershey Bears announced today that the club has acquired forward Kris Newbury on loan from the Philadelphia Flyers, and have loaned forward Derek Whitmore to the American Hockey League’s Adirondack Phantoms. Newbury, 32, comes to Hershey … Continue reading →
A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Sabres suspend newly acquired Klesla for failing to report to AHL BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Associated Press The Buffalo Sabres have suspended newly acquired defenceman Rostislav Klesla for failing to report to the team’s AHL affiliate in Rochester. The Sabres announced the move Sunday, a day after Klesla told TSN that he intended to not finish the NHL season, and instead planned to continue his career in Europe. Read More… ———————————————————— Khokhlachev named CCM/AHL Player of the Week From TheAHL.com: SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Providence Bruins center Alexander Khokhlachev has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Mar. 9, 2014. Khokhlachev … Continue reading →
A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Current A-Devils — plus Merrill, Gelinas — playoff-eligble By Pete Dougherty, Staff writer So with the Albany Devils competing for a playoff berth, which players are on the team’s American Hockey League “Clear Day” list? None. There is no longer a Clear Day roster. The most recent Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL and its players eliminated the Clear Day, which established in early March the 22 players eligible for playoff participation. Instead, any eligible player on a club’s roster at the time of the NHL’s trade deadline — which was Wednesday — is eligible. Read More… ———————————————————- Weinstein: Fredrik Claesson having superb season for Binghamton Senators Written by Matt … Continue reading →
COMETS BSENS 3/8/14 PICS See the full gallery of 170 plus pictures at the Power Play Post Show‘s Facebook page here: LINK The Comets won the game 6-5 after a shootout at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton, NY.
A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. St. John’s could use an angel Brendan McCarthy Published on March 07, 2014 In the theatre business, they are known as angels. People who will back a particular production – either financially or with influence – when others are reluctant. Sometimes, money is the not-too-angelic motive, but in many cases, the backer simply believes in the product, profits be damned. When it comes to the future of the American Hockey League production known as the IceCaps, St. Johns is badly in need of an angel. We are almost a month removed from the AHL All-Star Classic at Mile One Centre, an event which was touted as an important showcase … Continue reading →
TERRY BROADHURST TALKS HOCKEY FAMILY One day after the NHL’s Trade Deadline Day, the two hosts of the Power Play Post Show, Bob Howard and Megan Reiff brought to the air-waves all the coverage needed for any American Hockey League fan. With many teams making moves, this show is truly dedicated to the effects on the AHL after all the trades that were made in the two days leading up to the deadline. Host Bob Howard also explained who can be eligible for the AHL’s playoff roster in this episode and explains what a “Paper Transaction” is as NHL clubs make these moves to ensure that players can be moved to the AHL in the remaining games of the season and into the Calder Cup … Continue reading →