Sn 10 Ep 22: Nick Deslauriers, Riley Wetmore, Corey Bellamy & Sam Grinnan

Nick Deslauriers talks Monarchs hockey

NICK DESLAURIERS TALKS MOVING TO LEFT WING This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard & Megan Reiff bring an outstanding show covering the sport of hockey and the American Hockey League. Bob and Megan bring all the latest news & information from around the league including who would play who if the playoffs started today, thoughts on the Men’s and Women’s Olympic games between Team USA & Team Canada, Tim Miller moving to a 3rd team this season and should the NHL send players to the Olympics conversation. Bob & Megan also broke down & discussed the Adirondack Phantoms brawl with the Portland Pirates this past weekend including the suspensions that followed by the AHL. Are these brawls good for hockey … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Pirates Ron Cain signs lease agreement, Bruce Landon steps down, Copps no longer

Pirates Ron Cain signs deal with CCCC

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Pirates reach lease agreement with Civic Center By Chris Roy PORTLAND – The Portland Pirates have accepted the lease agreement from the Board of Trustees from the Cumberland County Civic Center, paving the way for the American Hockey League team to return to Maine’s largest city and bringing to an end a nearly year-long process that at times proved to be contentious on both sides. The trustees approved the latest lease by a 6-2 vote after the board met last Wednesday in executive session for roughly 65 minutes. Trustees Linda Boudreau of South Portland and Mitchell Berkowitz of Bridgton were the dissenting votes against the lease. The lease was sent … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 19: Benn Ferriero, Bill Ballou and Chris Roy

Utica Comets Right Wing Benn Ferriero

BENN FERRIERO TALKS COMETS & CAREER On a brand new edition of the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff return to break down and discuss all the latest news & information from around the American Hockey League and more.  The two hosts discuss the three outdoor games played this previous week in the NHL, Megan’s experience at Yankee Stadium and the differences between the LA & NYC outdoor games. Just before the show’s Top Two Player Standout segment, Bob and Megan broke down and explained the situations in Glens Falls, NY with the city’s mayor talking with an AHL team to bring that team to the city after the Phantoms move to Allentown, PA, plus the announcement that the Winnipeg Jets … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Pirates & Civic Center team up, Falcons defensemen, Canes/Leafs trade & more

Nathan Dempsey

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Portland Pirates, civic center back liquor-revenue bill Allowing arenas that hold a license to share income with teams would remove one obstacle in difficult lease talks. By Edward D. Murphy emurphy@pressherald.com Staff Writer AUGUSTA — Officials of the Cumberland County Civic Center and the majority owner of the Portland Pirates reached agreement Tuesday: Both supported a proposed bill that they said would remove one obstacle to a new lease allowing the hockey team to resume playing in the Portland arena. But, they said, the change in the law, which would allow the arena and the American Hockey League team to share liquor sales revenue, isn’t the only hurdle they face in … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 13: Rob Kopacz, Mark Caswell Jr. & Chris Roy

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring a lot of exciting news and notes from around the American Hockey League. Bob and Megan discuss first the PPPshow’s trip to Utica, NY last Friday as the show took in the Comets game vs the Bridgeport Soundtigers and discuss their thoughts on the improvements made to the Utica Memorial Auditorium and the atmosphere in one of the AHL’s oldest arenas. The two host also talk about the Frozen Frontier game that Bob will be attending to cover for the show and announce the Two Top Player Standouts from last week. Rob Kopacz – Vice President of Business Operations – Rochester Americans – Rob joined Bob on the show to talk … Continue reading