Weekend watch list: Nov. 24-26

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms brought six points back home with them from their three-game tour of Canada, grabbing victories in Laval, Belleville and Toronto.

Bourque’s game taking shape with AHL Stars

The points are great, to be sure, but Mavrik Bourque has another mandate in Texas: developing a game that will make him a regular in the National Hockey League.

Weekend watch list: Nov. 17-19

A home-and-home series between the Hartford Wolf Pack and Syracuse Crunch is among the highlights of a busy AHL weekend schedule.

Canucks like what they have in Bains

Arshdeep Bains possesses a strong feel for the game and good vision. He has “hockey IQ,” plays a well-rounded, trustworthy game. And he battles. That package will endear a player to any coach.