With the OHL still on hiatus and much of the WHL waiting for opening night, the AHL has been injected with a ton of talent so far this season, and one hot-spot for this trend has been Southern California.
Jordan Samuels-Thomas still harbors the same NHL dreams he held as a child. The 30-year-old recently retired from professional hockey to pursue officiating, and is pushing to become just the third Black official in NHL history.
Zayde Wisdom is drawing rave reviews on and off the ice as he begins his professional career with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.
With names like Walker, Husso, MacEachern, Mikkola and Kyrou on the backs of jerseys, it had the look of the San Antonio Rampage, circa 2018-19. And then there was a fresh face making his NHL debut in Dakota Joshua, newly-arrived from the Utica Comets.
Belleville forward Josh Norris, San Diego forward Max Comtois and Iowa goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen have been selected as the league’s award winners for February.
Lehigh Valley Phantoms forward Max Willman has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 28, 2021.
Nick Schilkey has taken advantage of an expanded role with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to lead the team in points.
Due to league COVID-19 protocols affecting the Cleveland Monsters, their game scheduled for today against the Rockford IceHogs in Cleveland has been postponed.
Three-time AHL All-Star forward Colin McDonald announced his retirement on Sunday. McDonald played 13 pro seasons, skating in 757 regular-season games in the AHL with the Springfield Falcons, Oklahoma City Barons, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms. He won the Willie Marshall Award in 2010-11 after leading the league with 42 goals, […]
When Nick Robertson does make the leap to the NHL, he won’t be satisfied with just earning a regular roster spot.