AHL Read This: Dolgon Looking At All Star 2016, AHL To Make Big Announcement, Pacific Division News

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Syracuse Crunch owner Howard Dolgon pondering bid for 2016 AHL All-Star Classic By Lindsay Kramer | The Post Standard The American Hockey League will celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2016. The landmark birthday should call for a series of celebrations, especially at the league’s All-Star Classic. Could Syracuse be the host of that city’s mid-season party? Perhaps. AHL president Dave Andrews said at last weekend’s event at Utica that the league is still searching for the site of its 2016 game. He’s open to all suggestions, but awarding it to a city with historic league significance would be a nice touch. Hershey, perhaps, or maybe Springfield or Rochester. Read … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Marc Methot To Binghamton; Griffins’ McCollum; Monsters Joey Hishon

Marc Methot to Binghamton

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Marc Methot To Binghamton On A Conditioning Stint by Jack Leiper | Senshot.com The Ottawa Senators announced on Friday that veteran d-man Marc Methot will have a conditioning stint in Binghamton. Methot has been dealing with back trouble since last April at the world championships. Methot had previously considered a conditioning stint while Paul MacLean was in town, but as Bruce Garrioch tweeted Thursday, it sounded as though MacLean was blocking any prospects of an AHL stint. The conditioning stint is set to begin this weekend and Methot is likely to return to Ottawa after Sunday. Binghamton is set to play Saturday and Sunday, in two games where Methot … Continue reading

Sn 11 Ep 9: Monarchs Forward Brian O’Neill, Doug Plagens and Chris Roy

Monarchs Forward Brian O'Neill

MONARCHS FORWARD BRIAN O’NEILL This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring another excited and jammed packed broadcast to the fans of the American Hockey League. Bob and Megan open the show with Megan’s thoughts on her mini “Arena Tour” from this past weekend, a look at the standings in the AHL, the trades from this week effecting AHL teams and a discussion on fancy stats. Brian O’Neill – Manchester Monarchs – Right Wing – On Twitter: @Brian9ONeill – Brian joined the show this week to talk about growing up outside of Philadelphia in the suburb of Yardley, Pennsylvania, the challenges of a young hockey player in that part of the country, playing with the Yale Bulldogs and playing within … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Grand Rapids Down to Texas, D’Amigo Dominating, Dean Arsene Retiring, Matt Marquardt

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Grand Rapids Griffins have work to do, down, 2-0, in AHL playoff series By George Sipple The Grand Rapids Griffins are looking to fix a lot of things in practice Monday, after dropping the first two games in their American Hockey League playoff series against the Texas Stars. The Griffins host Game 3 at 7 p.m. Tuesday night at VanAndel Arena. Despite having some Detroit Red Wings players on their roster, the Griffins have struggled to score against Texas. “We gotta go to work Monday and we gotta work at fixing the things we’re not doing good enough,” Grand Rapids coach Jeff Blashill said after a 4-0 loss in … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Devils Gelinas back in NHL, Bruins charting Malcolm Subban, Marlies’ Jerry D’Amigo

Devils Gelinas back in NHL

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. AHL announces suspensions From theAHL.com SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today announced the following suspensions: Rockford IceHogs defenseman Theo Peckham has been suspended for two (2) games as a consequence of an illegal check to the head of an opponent in a game vs. Milwaukee on Feb. 22.  Read more… ——————————————————— Team effort required to prep The Q Matthew Florjancic, WKYC8:07 p.m. EST February 25, 2014 As the home of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League, Quicken Loans Arena is a busy place, and Tuesday is a perfect example of just how crazy things can get at “The Q.” At 10:45 a.m., … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 15: Crocker, Plagens, Dougherty, Warren & Iacona

This week on the Power Play Post Show, hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff ring in the New Year with a huge show all about the American Hockey League. A long with the news & notes from around the AHL, the two hosts provide their thoughts on the NHL’s Winter Classic, throw out a couple of New Years Resolutions and talk about the Grand Rapids Griffins, Luke Glendenning & his outdoor week. This week’s huge guest list includes: Todd Crocker – Toronto Marlies – Radio play-by-play Broadcaster – On Twitter: @HockeyCrock – Todd made his first appearance on the show to talk about the Toronto Marlies outdoor experience on Monday vs the Grand Rapids Griffins, about the team’s leader in points, defenseman TJ Brennan and look into … Continue reading