AHL 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs Series Match-Ups, Scores & Upcoming Games

AHL 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs 33 Games Played | 22 home team wins | 11 road team wins Leaders: Goals:  Teemu Pulkkinen 4 (Griffins) | Assists: 5 tied at 5 | Points: Michael Mersch 8 (Monarchs) Leaders: Save %: Richard Bachman .981 (Barons) | Goal Against: Richard Bachman 0.59 (Barons) | Wins: 6 tied at 3 [cryout-multi][cryout-column width=”1/2″] ROUND 2 Eastern Conference 1-Manchester Monarchs vs. 4-Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Monarchs lead the series 2-0 May 6 – MANCHESTER 4, W-B/Scranton 3 (3OT) May 7 – MANCHESTER 5, W-B/Scranton 2 2-Hershey Bears vs. 3-Hartford Wolf Pack Wolfpack lead the series 1-0 May 6 – Hartford 2, HERSHEY 1 (OT) ROUND 1 Eastern Conference 1-Manchester Monarchs vs. 8-Portland Pirates Monarchs win the series 3-2 Apr. 23 – MANCHESTER 5, Portland 2 Apr. 25 – MANCHESTER 6, Portland 2 Apr. 26 … Continue reading

Sn 11 Ep 27: Rockford IceHogs Brandon Mashinter, Bob Kaser & Jonathan Bombulie

Rockford IceHogs Brandon Mashinter

ROCKFORD ICEHOGS BRANDON MASHINTER This week’s Power Play Post Show is all about the Calder Cup Playoffs with Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff running down the playoff match-ups and providing their thoughts on the 1st round. The two hosts first go through the last of the American Hockey League awards before discussing the official announcement of the remaining affiliation changes announced last week. This week’s special guests: Brandon Mashinter – Left Wing – Rockford IceHogs – On Twitter: @BMash23 – Brandon joined the show this week to talk about the run of this season’s Rockford IceHogs, playing with Mark McNeill, Peter Regin, T.J. Brennan and Garret Ross, growing up in Bradford, Ontario and about his time playing for the Worcester Sharks. Bob Kaser – Radio Broadcaster – Grand Rapids Griffins … Continue reading

Sn 11 Ep 19: Milwaukee Admirals Taylor Aronson & an All Star Medley

Milwaukee Admirals Taylor Aronson

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS TAYLOR ARONSON This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring all the latest news and notes from around the American Hockey League. With the NHL’s trade deadline coming up this Monday at 3:00 PM, trades are already starting to happen in the AHL and the two hosts discuss the latest moves. The two also breakdown the latest standings, news on the Albany Devils staying in Albany, more news on the Pacific Division teams names and a little history lesson on the San Diego Gulls name. This week’s special guests on the show: Taylor Aronson – Milwaukee Admirals -Defenseman – On Twitter: @Taronson37 – Taylor joined Host Bob this week on the show to talk about growing up … Continue reading

Sn 11 Ep 13: More Silly Season News, TJ Brennan, Pete Michaud & Jeff Mannix

MORE SILLY SEASON NEWS This week on “Silly Season” edition of the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff try to make sense of the recent and credible news articles pertaining to the Western Movement that is apparently being planned for next season in the American Hockey League. Two articles were posted on Wednesday that talked about seriously planning for the potential Pacific Division in which both Bob and Megan give their thoughts on. One of the articles: Sources: Admirals being sold, will leave Norfolk basically talks about the Norfolk Admirals being sold to the Anaheim Ducks to be moved to San Diego while the Edmonton Oilers would move it’s ECHL team from Bakersfield, California to Norfolk and has quotes from the Admirals owner, Ken … Continue reading

Sn 11 Ep 12: All Star Coaches Announced, Sean Shapiro and Alex Ackerman

ALL STAR COACHES ANNOUNCED This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff bring a special Tuesday night edition of the show just a day away from the 2014 New Years Eve holiday. Bob and Megan start the show off with a look at the American Hockey League standings through December 30th and how the divisions stand going into the new year. The two hosts then went over the latest news and notes from around the AHL including the announcement of this season’s Eastern and Western Conference coaches for the 2015 All Star Classic, plus a rec goalie gets to live out his dreams with the Iowa Wild and the Rockford IceHogs Assistant Coach Mark Osiecki coaching Team USA in the 2015 … Continue reading

Sn 10 Ep 28: Owen Newkirk, Jason Shaya & Mike Peck talk AHL Western Conference

AHL Western Conference

AHL WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF PUSH TALK This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Megan Reiff start the show off with the announcements of the weekly AHL Player of the Week award along with the monthly awards for March. The two hosts breakdown with the American Hockey League news and notes for the past week, a small chat about the recent pictures circulating around consisting of injuries for the Grand Rapids Griffins Mitch Callahan and the Binghamton Senators Stephane Da Costa. The two hosts ended the first segment with the ever popular “If the Playoffs Started Today” segment recapping the movement of both the Eastern and Western Conference teams as the AHL gets closer to the end of the regular season. … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Falcons Thinking Playoffs, More on Heat, Blackhawks/IceHogs link with Fuel

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. Springfield Falcons start counting their magic numbers By Garry Brown | Special to The Republican SPRINGFIELD – It’s magic numbers time for the Springfield Falcons as they attempt to nail down an American Hockey League playoff berth and a division title. The numbers: four, to clinch an Eastern Conference spot in the playoffs; eight to clinch a second straight Northeast Division crown. The Falcons hope to lower those numbers Tuesday, when they visit Bridgeport for that franchise’s annual 11 a.m. game, designed as a promotion involving school children and their families. In this game, the Falcons have a chance to become the first in the 20-year history of the franchise to win six straight … Continue reading

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: AHL Heat to NY State Rumors, OKC Barons Playoffs, Bulldogs Owner not Happy

A look into the world of the American Hockey League outside of just the normal game re-caps. More rumours of potential Heat move to upstate New York by  Staff Writer – Abbotsford News A media report out of Glens Falls, N.Y. has re-ignited speculation on the future of the Abbotsford Heat. The Post-Star newspaper reported that Michael Holditch, the Calgary Flames’ senior vice president and assistant general manager, took a tour of the Glens Falls Civic Center with local officials last week. The Flames own the Heat of the American Hockey League, who have struggled at the box office during their five years in Abbotsford. Glens Falls, meanwhile, is the current home of the AHL’s Adirondack Phantoms, but they’re in the market for a new team with the Phantoms … Continue reading

AHL Read This: Hoffman AHL Playoffs, IceHogs Suspensions & Videos, St. John’s AHL Future

Hoffman AHL Playoffs

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 that Rockford IceHogs defenseman Bobby Shea has been suspended for eight (8) games and Rockford defenseman Jared Nightingale has been suspended for six (6) games as a consequence of their actions in a game at Chicago on Mar. 21. Shea was suspended under the provisions of AHL Rule 28.1 (supplementary discipline) as a result of his game misconduct for fighting off the playing surface, as well as for an elbowing incident. Read More… Watch the full highlights here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SLgiUDaOt8#t=910 (Fight action starts about 14:45 into the video) Or watch the trimmed down action via YouTube: ————————————————————– Weinstein: Binghamton Senators should … Continue reading