Sn 10 Ep 32: Calder Cup Playoffs, Rob Sanderson, Mike Kelly, Paul LaTour

Calder Cup Playoffs

MORE CALDER CUP PLAYOFFS COVERAGE This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring the fans of the American Hockey League all the latest news and information from around the league. This week’s hot topic comes from a report out of Glens Falls, New York where the report indicated that the Calgary Flames will place their displaced AHL franchise at the now empty Glens Falls Civic Center with the Adirondack Phantoms moving to Allentown, Pennsylvania. The two hosts then breakdown the recent transactions as NHL teams who are eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs send down players to help out their AHL affiliate. Last but certainly no least, Hosts Bob and Megan walk you through the eight opening round … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Heat To Glens Falls, Amerks Confidence, IceCaps in Control, Stars Sweep

Heat To Glens Falls

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Report: Flames’ affiliate headed to Glens Falls By Diana C. Nearhos GLENS FALLS — The Calgary Flames will be sending their AHL team to Glens Falls next season, according to multiple media reports. WNYT-TV NewsChannel 13 cited sources as saying the organization and city have an agreement in principle in place. The move would have to be approved by the AHL Board of Governors, likely at the meeting scheduled for Monday. Time Warner Cable News later cited Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Peter Aust as saying the Flames will bring their AHL team to the Civic Center. Ed Bartholomew, president of EDC Warren County, said the … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Jake Allen ready for Blues, Phantoms fan experience, Devils fans represented

Jake Allen ready for Blues

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Blues’ goalie of future may be close to arrival By John Vogl | News Sports Reporter | @BuffNewsVogl ROCHESTER — Ryan Miller is the Blues’ goalie of the present, but the play of Jake Allen will determine St. Louis’ netminder of the future. Allen also could have a say on whether the Sabres wind up with another draft pick. Allen became just the second goalie in 30 years to lead the AHL in wins, goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts. The 23-year-old matched a clean sweep accomplished by old friend Dwayne Roloson, going 33-16-3 with a .928 save percentage, 2.03 GAA and seven shutouts. Allen led Chicago to the Midwest Division title … 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

AHL Read This: Mark Cundari Flames, Barons Playoff Push, Chelios signs with Wolves

Mark Cundari Flames

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Oklahoma City Barons: How fans have had their lives changed after winning cars from the Barons By Michael Baldwin HIGH SCHOOL music teacher Jack Mitchell retired early because of his good fortune. After Jim Stanley won, people asked him if he owned Oklahoma City’s Triple-A hockey team. Living a real-life Daily Double, Asberg Mahanti’s lottery-like luck arrived the night after he was married. Mitchell, Stanley and Mahanti are among two dozen people who have had their lives turned upside down after they won a car or truck at an Oklahoma City Barons game. When the American Hockey League regular season ends in two weeks, Prodigal LLC, which operates the … 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

AHL Read This: Brandon Pirri traded, Haviland ejected, DuRoss & Esche honored

Brandon Pirri Traded

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Brandon Pirri traded by Blackhawks to Panthers BY MARK LAZERUS Staff Reporter March 2, 2014 7:56PM Less than a year ago, on draft day, Hawks general manager Stan Bowman was touting Brandon Pirri as his second-line center of the future. But on Sunday, Bowman traded Pirri to Florida for a third-round draft pick this June and a fifth-round pick in 2016. Pirri, the AHL’s leading scorer last season, had six goals and five assists in 28 games with the Hawks this season, but never showed the all-around game Joel Quenneville wanted to see from him. With highly skilled Teuvo Teravainen in the pipeline, Pirri — a restricted free agent … Continue reading