AHL Read This: Brian Petrovek Resigns from Pirates, Monarchs hit the road, Phantoms gone

Brian Petrovek resigns

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Petrovek resigns from the Pirates By Chris Roy | Maine Hockey Journal PORTLAND – The Portland Pirates announced on Monday that Brian Petrovek has resigned from the organization after 14 years as the team’s CEO and managing partner. The announcement came via a press release from current Pirates’ majority owner Ron Cain and Governor Lyman Bullard. “Brian is at the top of his game – our loss will be another’s gain,” said Cain in a written statement. “What Brian and his family have contributed to the business over the past fourteen years, from hosting two AHL All Star Classics, securing successful relationships with NHL affiliates during times when the team’s future … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 31: AHL Calder Cup Coverage, Dougherty, Meserve, Sims, Astle, Cail

Andrew Gordon Talks Career

AHL CALDER CUP COVERAGE This week on the Power Play Post Show, it’s all about the American Hockey League‘s Calder Cup playoffs! Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring you a jammed packed show talking about the start of the post season in the AHL. The two hosts discuss first the end of the awards portion of the year with the top goalies announced and the top scorers in the league. Hosts Bob and Megan then talk about the AHL’s President and CEO, Dave Andrews comments to Texas reporters about 5 game playoff series being in the future of the American Hockey League‘s Calder Cup playoffs. The two hosts end their segment with a look at the schedule for the playoffs along with their picks … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Andrews Five Game Series, Abbotsford Should be Audited, Wolves Attendance

Andrews Five Game Series

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. AHL Commissioner Says Second, Third Rounds Could Move to Five Games; Talks AHL in Houston, West Coast Stephen Meserve | 100 Degree Hockey With the Texas Stars earning a total of eight end-of-season trophies, the American Hockey League commissioner and president, Dave Andrews, was in town to present the trophies and plaques. It was also a chance to talk to the league boss about many of the topics swirling around the AHL these days. He had thoughts on the potential west coast relocation of many teams in the league, the future of hockey in Houston, the potential for an All-Star game in Cedar Park, advanced stats in the … Continue reading

AHL Calder Cup Playoffs Schedule & Scores – Quarterfinals (updated 4-19-14)

AHL Calder Cup Coverage

The Power Play Post Show will post the results, schedules and goal scorers in this post for this years Calder Cup playoffs.Make sure you check out the AHL’s website for more information here. Bob & Megan will present their picks for each series starting this Tuesday before the 1st round series start on Wednesday. [cryout-multi][cryout-column width=”1/2″] EASTERN CONFERENCE Eastern Conference Quarterfinals – Series “A” (best-of-5) 1-Manchester Monarchs vs. 8-Norfolk Admirals Game 1 – Fri., Apr. 25 – Norfolk at Manchester, 7:00 Game 2 – Sat., Apr. 26 – Norfolk at Manchester, 7:00 Game 3 – Wed., Apr. 30 – Manchester at Norfolk, 7:15 *Game 4 – Fri., May 2 – Manchester at Norfolk, 7:30 *Game 5 – Sat., May 3 – Manchester at Norfolk, 7:15 … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 30: Matt Puempel Talks Development, Paul LaTour and Chris Roy

Matt Puempel Talks Development

MATT PUEMPEL TALKS DEVELOPMENT 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 … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 29: Andrew Gordon Talks Career and Broadcaster Jim Byers talks Barons

Andrew Gordon Talks Career

ANDREW GORDON TALKS CAREER This week on the Power Play Post Show Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring a jam packed show with AHL news & notes, awards, Calder Cup Playoffs talk and so much more. The two hosts break down all the latest news from around the league including a wild Saturday night in the American Hockey League where there some of the most epic comebacks happened along with players scoring a mind amount of hat-tricks. Hosts Bob and Megan then talked about the year end awards from the AHL that have been announced so far including this years All Rookie Team and First & Second Team All Star teams including former PPPShow alums Curtis McKenzie, Jake Allen, Adam Clendening, Mike Hoffman, Colton … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 28: Owen Newkirk, Jason Shaya & Mike Peck talk AHL Western Conference

AHL Western Conference

AHL WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF PUSH TALK This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff start the show off with the announcements of the weekly AHL Player of the Week award along with the monthly awards for March. The two hosts breakdown with the American Hockey League news and notes for the past week, a small chat about the recent pictures circulating around consisting of injuries for the Grand Rapids Griffins Mitch Callahan and the Binghamton Senators Stephane Da Costa. The two hosts ended the first segment with the ever popular “If the Playoffs Started Today” segment recapping the movement of both the Eastern and Western Conference teams as the AHL gets closer to the end of the regular season. … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 25: Thoughts on Peverley, plus Billy Gardner and Mike Kelly

THOUGHTS ON PEVERELY

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