Admirals' goal is to get back to playoffs
Last season, the Milwaukee Admirals had only one win in their last 13 games to miss the playoffs for just the fourth time in franchise history. Their coach thinks one of the reasons his squad can return to the postseason is improved depth.
Phantoms' Pyett diagnosed with sarcoma
Defenseman Logan Pyett of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the Philadelphia Flyers' AHL affiliate, has been diagnosed with a form of cancer and will be out indefinitely.
AHL's 80th season opens
Just 118 days after the Calder Cup was handed out, the American Hockey League is ready to drop the puck on its 80th-anniversary season with five games on Friday night.