Dineen’s Comets streaking out of the gate

Led by head coach Kevin Dineen, new faces are tasked with bringing along the New Jersey Devils organization’s prospects — as well as winning games in Utica.

Cave’s memory honored in Boston, Providence

One by one last week, tributes to Colby Cave continued from some who knew him best and who mattered most to him across the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League.

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.