Sn 11 Ep 26: Worcester Sharks Jimmy Bonneau Talks All Things Worcester

Worcester Sharks Jimmy Bonneau

WORCESTER SHARKS JIMMY BONNEAU BAK STUDIOS – This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring a great show to the fans of the American Hockey League. The two Hosts first discuss the announcement by the Springfield Falcons of their press conference that will make a major announcement of a new NHL affiliation partner, news that was first reported by a friend to the Power Play Post Show, Rob Sanderson out of Rochester, NY. Host Bob then provides his strong opinion on owners communication with its fans and the media when it comes to reports such as Sanderson’s report from mid March. The two Hosts then start to run down the latest playoff team clinchers and who can clinch … Continue reading

Sn 11 Ep 25: Bruins Center Seth Griffith, Jason Shaver & Stephen Meserve

Bruins Center Seth Griffin

BRUINS CENTER SETH GRIFFITH BAK STUDIOS – This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring to the fans of the American Hockey League another great episode leading up to the Calder Cup playoffs. This week we continue our coverage of “Quest for Calder” with a breakdown of the latest teams that have punched their tickets in the Calder Cup playoffs along with who can clinch this weekend. The AHL has also started the awards part of the season and we will talk about the All Rookie Team and the 1st and 2nd Team All Stars selections. This week’s special guests: Seth Griffith – Center – Providence Bruins – One of the top prospects for the Boston Bruins, Seth joined the show … Continue reading

Sn 11 Ep 24: Utica Comets Darren Archibald & the Pirates Jordan Martinook

Utica Comets Darren Archibald

UTICA COMETS DARREN ARCHIBALD BAK STUDIOS – This week on the Power Play Post Show, teams are punching their tickets for the American Hockey League‘s Calder Cup playoffs and Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring you the update news and information on those teams. The two hosts also bring the lasted news on the San Jose Barracuda franchise, the news out of Thunder Bay pertaining to the proposed hockey arena and ‘If the Playoffs Started Today‘. This week’s special guests: Darren Archibald – Left Wing – Utica Comets – On Twitter: @arch2five – Darren joins the show this week to talk about the red-hot Utica Comets, the team making the playoffs, playing for the Barrie Colts of the OHL and what the team has to … Continue reading

Sn 11 Ep 23: Rampage Broadcaster Dan Weiss & Monarchs Ken Cail

Rampage Broadcaster Dan Weiss

RAMPAGE BROADCASTER DAN WEISS This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring another entertaining and informative show to the fans of the American Hockey League. This week’s big news is the Twitter harassment of N.Y. Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy and whether or not hockey players or any athlete can be harassed in a way that warrants the FBI to be involved. The two hosts also break down where the current playoff teams sit in the standing in the segment ‘If the Playoffs Started Today’ and hear all the latest news and notes from around the AHL. This week’s special guests: Dan Weiss – San Antonio Rampage – Radio Broadcaster – On Twitter: @DanWeissPBP – Dan returned to the PPPShow to … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 36: Stars AHL Calder Cup Champions, Sean Shapiro and Robin Short

STARS AHL CALDER CUP CHAMPIONS This week on the Power Play Post Show, all the talk from Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff along with our two special guests is the American Hockey League‘s Calder Cup Championship final series and the new champions the Texas Stars. Other topics on this week’s show includes new coach for the Springfield Falcons, the Syracuse Crunch and the Binghamton Senators pre-season plans in France and some news and notes from around the league. Sean Shapiro – Texas Stars – Beat-writer – The Statesman/Wrong Side of the Red Line – On Twitter: @seanshapiro – Sean joined Host Bob this week on the show to talk about the Calder Cup Champion Texas Stars, the road to get to the finals, players like … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 35: Calder Cup Final, Sarosy, Nearhos, Newkirk, Rogers, Meserve

Calder Cup Final

CALDER CUP FINAL This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff return to the airwaves to talk about the American Hockey League‘s Calder Cup Final which pits the Texas Stars vs the St. John’s IceCaps. The two hosts breakdown the first 3 games between the two conference champions before taking about the AHL’s CEO & President, Dave Andrews recent comments on the western movement that has become one of the hottest topics in the AHL. The two hosts finish the first segment of the show with the news out of Syracuse as the Syracuse Crunch announce the Frozen Dome Classic details vs the Utica Comets. Jim Sarosy – Syracuse Crunch – COO – On Twitter: @JimSarosy – Jim joined the … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 34: AHL Arena Rankings, Charles Dart and Tony Androckitis

AHL Arena Rankings

AHL ARENA RANKINGS This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring the American Hockey League‘s only true internet based talk show to the airwaves. The two hosts go through the two conference finals series as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins host the St. John’s Ice Caps in games 4 and 5 (Thursday/Saturday) and the Toronto Marlies host the Texas Stars in games 4 and 5 (Thursday/Saturday) as well. Besides news from around the league, the two hosts provide their thoughts on the outspoken owners and whether or not they are good for the league. Lastly Hosts Bob and Megan talk about the Stadium Journey Magazine‘s ranking of the AHL’s arenas which has received some harsh criticism from media and fans on … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Adirondack Flames Arrive Articles, Bruce Landon Speaks on Falcons, the real Slap Shot

ADIRONDACK HEAT ARRIVE

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Flaming ‘A’ returns to AHL Exciting building in Glens Falls for Adirondack Flames BY SCOTT CRUICKSHANK, CALGARY HERALD This, for the Calgary Flames’ busy-beaver general manager, represents another check mark. After meeting his scouts in Toronto — and before a trip back to Calgary prior to heading to London, Ont., for the Memorial Cup — Brad Treliving was in Glens Falls, N.Y., to officially introduce his new farm club, the Adirondack Flames. The Flames, having severed their working relationship with Abbotsford last month, needed a base for their affiliate in the American Hockey League. As of Friday, that task was complete. At least the first phase of it. … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 33: Zenon Konopka Suspension, Crocker, Kaser, Shaver and Bombulie

Zenon Konopka Suspension

ZENON KONOPKA SUSPENSION This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff break down all the latest news and information from around the American Hockey League. This week includes news on Head Coaches movement in Manchester and Hershey, affiliation extensions in Milwaukee and Portland, plus the two hosts talk about the play of John Gibson, the suspension of Bobby Robbins and the importance of the Grand Rapids Griffins announcement of 40 televised games starting next season. On a serious note, the two hosts also discuss the news that broke today about former AHL player Zenon Konopka being suspended without pay for violating the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Program through use of an over-the-counter-product. With this not happening often in professional hockey, host … Continue reading

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