Sommer’s ability to loosen up the room with his easy-going personality and quirky sense of humor is just one reason why he could surpass Fred “Bun” Cook’s 60-year-old record of 636 AHL wins this weekend with a Barracuda victory over the Ontario Reign.
Leighton is on the verge of breaking the all-time American Hockey League shutout record that Hockey Hall of Famer Johnny Bower has held since 1957. The Rockford IceHogs goalie can pick up his 46th AHL shutout as soon as Friday.
Last weekend, San Jose Barracuda head coach Roy Sommer and Rockford IceHogs goaltender Michael Leighton equaled sought-after records set by a pair of honored members of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
The American Hockey League has announced a renewed agreement with ExteNet Systems, Inc., the leading independent provider of distributed networks enabling outdoor and indoor wireless connectivity, as the league's official and exclusive arena wireless network provider.
The American Hockey League today announced that Lake Erie Monsters defenseman Jaime Sifers has been suspended for two (2) games as a consequence of a slew-footing incident in a game vs. Texas on Jan. 29.
Portland Pirates General Manager Eric Joyce today announced the hire of Nick Vitucci as the team’s new Assistant Coach. He will take over the Assistant Coach’s job vacated by Scott Allen when he assumed head coaching duties on January 1.
Using six different goalies by Black Friday may not have been the plan, but the Stockton Heat have settled on their two guys, both of which coach Ryan Huska said are responsible for the Heat's season turnaround.
The Toronto Maple Leafs unveiled a new logo that will serve as the team’s primary mark beginning with the 2016-17 season, and in keeping with past traditions, the Toronto Marlies will also adopt the new mark and incorporate the historic Marlies crown into the logo.
Stockton Heat center Derek Grant, Lehigh Valley Phantoms right wing Cole Bardreau and Rockford IceHogs goaltender Michael Leighton have been selected as the league's award winners for January.
The American Hockey League announced today that Lehigh Valley Phantoms right wing Colin McDonald has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Jan. 31, 2016.
The future of the NHL was on display at War Memorial Arena in Syracuse for the AHL All-Star Classic, and some players came into the weekend already with a taste of what it's like to play in the NHL.
The Hershey Bears do not slip under the radar in the American Hockey League very often. This season might be an exception, at least for now. The Washington Capitals affiliate has at least a point in nine straight games.
Anaheim Ducks defenseman Shea Theodore has been the most notable test case of how the AHL’s move to the West Coast has helped NHL player development and team personnel movement,
The hockey traveler is a different kind of human being. Often found in pairs or in small groups, they forage along interstates and back roads looking to add to their life experiences through the world’s greatest game.
Pat Cannone scored three goals on the night and Michael Leighton posted a shutout in the championship game as the Central Division won the 2016 Toyota AHL All-Star Challenge at the historic War Memorial Arena on Monday evening.
The American Hockey League today formally inducted four new members into its American Hockey League Hall of Fame.
The American Hockey League and CCM Hockey are pleased to announce a five-year extension of their multi-year partnership that will continue to serve as the foundation for the AHL’s marketing, licensing and on-ice branding strategies.
Manitoba Moose rookie goaltender Eric Comrie stopped 17 of 19 shots to help the Western Conference to a 19-14 win over the Eastern Conference in the 2016 Toyota AHL All-Star Skills Competition on Sunday evening.
The lineups are set for tonight's 2016 Toyota AHL All-Star Skills Competition in Syracuse. Here's a look at who's doing what in each of the evening's seven events.
Bridgeport Sound Tigers forward Alan Quine has been named to the Atlantic Division roster for the 2016 Toyota AHL All-Star Classic, which begins this evening in Syracuse, N.Y.
- #AHLOTB: Sharks reflect on time with Sommer
- AHL Plays of the Week: Feb. 5, 2016
- Pair of long-standing records soon to fall
- Leighton on verge of breaking shutout record
- AHL extends agreement with Extenet Systems
- AHL announces suspension
- Pirates name Nick Vitucci assistant coach
- #AHLOTB: Stockton goalies turn season around