AHL Read This: Dolgon may buy Islanders, BSens defense paying off, Zajac looking towards playoffs

Dolgon may buy Islanders

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Syracuse Crunch owner Howard Dolgon will explore chance to buy the New York Islanders By Lindsay Kramer | lkramer@syracuse.com Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse Crunch owner Howard Dolgon said Friday night he will soon be speaking with a friend of his who has deep enough pockets to bankroll investigating a possible bid for the NHL’s New York Islanders. Dolgon would not identify the person but said the investor has “more money than most people.” While Dolgon would also toss in some of his money, he said his possible interest would be in operating the team. Multiple outlets have reported that current Islanders owner Charles Wang is in talks to sell his … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Admirals Calle Jarnkrok great start, St Patty’s Day Massacre, Ouellet & Sproul

Admirals Calle Jarnkrok

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

AHL Read This: Penguins Bobby Farnham, AHL Trades, More on Portland Management

Penguins Bobby Farnham

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Pirri trade not a surprise By Tim Sassone The day after saying he liked the makeup of his team, Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman traded minor-league center Brandon Pirri to Florida for two draft picks Sunday. Could he have gotten more for Pirri, the American Hockey League’s leading scorer last season? Maybe, but you never know what others think of your players until you make them available. Did Bowman and the Hawks give up too soon on Pirri? Again, it’s possible, but he was in the organization four years and coach Joel Quenneville had real issues with his 200-foot game. Read more… ————————————————————– Bobby Farnham: The Life of an … Continue reading