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

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: BSens Claesson Rookie Season, Devils playoff roster, Archibald NHL goal

BSens Claesson Rookie Season

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

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