McCarthy to usher in new era for Barracuda

Change is in the water for the San Jose Barracuda for 2022-23, with a new arena opening and – for the first time in 24 years – a new head coach for the San Jose Sharks’ top prospects.

Admirals enjoy win before preparing for clash with Wolves

Following five demanding games against the Manitoba Moose in the teams’ Central Division semifinal series, the Admirals will have a bit of a reprieve before opening the best-of-five division finals against the Chicago Wolves on Saturday night.

Barron a perfect fit for Moose

Neither Kris Knoblauch nor Mark Morrison is known around the American Hockey League as a head coach who casually doles out praise. So their feelings about Morgan Barron are particularly notable.

Schneider relishing mentor role with Isles

Young can’t-miss top prospect looking to live the National Hockey League dream. Or NHL veteran now taking on a mentorship role. Cory Schneider has filled both of the American Hockey League’s most established and necessary player roles.

Division leaders ready to shake off rust

Rest? Rust? Both? Who knows? Let’s see. The Charlotte Checkers, Stockton Heat, and Utica Comets all play their first postseason games tonight following extended time off.

Patera keeps delivering for Silver Knights

The Henderson Silver Knights knew quite well the challenge that the Colorado Eagles present, and Game 1 of the teams’ first-round series fully met that expectation. But one area in which the Henderson coaching staff has no worries is goaltending.

Mann has Senators ready for meaningful postseason

Troy Mann standing behind an American Hockey League bench in the Calder Cup Playoffs is nothing new. But the Belleville Senators bringing postseason hockey to fans around the Bay of Quinte, that is something fresh.