Monsters’ tandem learning from each other

They make an interesting net tandem for the Cleveland Monsters, J.F. Berube and Daniil Tarasov do. Different ages. Different career stages. But the pair have plenty to teach each other.

View from bench a welcome sight for Viveiros

For Manny Viveiros, a coaching lifer, standing behind the Henderson Silver Knights bench again on Friday put him back in familiar territory, a bright day in what has been a nerve-wracking time.

Veleno, Berggren getting down to work with Griffins

Sometimes the AHL serves as a finishing school for top prospects, a step to get them over the hump and whisk them on their way to a long NHL career. Other times, though, the AHL means much more long-term project for players, even standout top draft picks.

Quinn, Peterka providing early excitement in Rochester

Rochester Americans head coach Seth Appert never hesitates to emphasize that the Buffalo Sabres’ rebuilding program will have deep American Hockey League roots, and two of those key pieces are Jack Quinn and JJ Peterka.

‘It’s a privilege’: Love excited to lead Heat

Life is a little more back to normal for the Stockton Heat this season. No more temporary set-up in Calgary. No more all-Canadian schedule of opponents. No more jetting from province to province. But there is one significant change behind the bench.