Whatever your favorite AHL team’s roster needs might be this summer, a deep field of familiar – and available – names can satisfy them.
“That’s why I went after an American Hockey League job,” newly hired Manitoba Moose head coach Mark Morrison explained this week. “For the development part of it. I like it.”
Plans can and do change quickly in pro hockey. Joël Bouchard received such a reminder to start his summer.
A familiar face in a new role means more help for the Charlotte Checkers this fall.
Several details for the Vancouver Canucks’ new AHL club in Abbotsford, B.C., are still to come, but their top affiliate certainly will have star power.
Led by captain Patrick Brown, Charlotte’s leadership core was instrumental in their championship run this season.
Spencer Carbery will bring a wide variety of experience to the Hershey Bears as he takes over the head coaching role.
It took seven games, but the Toronto Marlies finally vanquished the persistent and stubborn Texas Stars.
For the players and coaches involved, there will be all sorts of emotions involved and lessons to draw from in Game 7.
Even amid a 112-point season and countless achievements, Toronto Marlies head coach Sheldon Keefe doles out praise carefully.