Phantoms double up River Rats

Tony Voce scored two goals — one on a power play and one shorthanded — as Philadelphia defeated Albany on Sunday evening, 4-2, at the Wachovia Center. Both of Voce’s goals came as the Phantoms opened up a 3-1 lead in the first period. R.J. Umberger tallied a goal and two assists in the frame. […]

Hudler leads Griffins to win

Jiri Hudler scored two goals and added two assists as Grand Rapids opened its 2005-06 season with a 6-3 win over Milwaukee at a sold-out Van Andel Arena. Kent McDonell recorded four assists in his Griffins debut, and the home club went 4-for-6 on the power play. Hudler scored his two goals in a seven-minute […]

Rampage add Jackman after NHL deal

The Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday announced that they have assigned newly-acquired forward Tim Jackman to the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage. The Coyotes acquired Jackman and Geoff Sanderson from Columbus in exchange for Jason Chimera, Cale Hulse and Michael Rupp. Jackman, 23, tallied 46 goals and 41 assists for 87 points in 214 AHL games with […]

Americans name anniversary team

In conjunction with the announcing of the Rochester Americans’ 50th Anniversary Team, the organization has begun fan balloting to name the team’s starting lineup. Fans can choose three forwards, two defensemen and one goalie for the All-Time Team, with the results being announced in February. On-line and in-arena voting begins November 6th, when the Americans […]

Canucks, Rangers swap forwards

The Vancouver Canucks, the NHL affiliate of the Manitoba Moose, announced today they have acquired forward Jozef Balej and a conditional draft pick in 2006 from the New York Rangers, NHL affiliate of the Hartford Wolf Pack, in exchange for forward Fedor Fedorov. The Canucks then assigned Balej to the Manitoba Moose. Balej, 23, was […]

Rivermen hang on to edge Stars

Peter Sejna recorded two goals and an assist to lead the Peoria Rivermen to a 5-4 win over the Iowa Stars in both teams’ AHL debuts in Des Moines on Thursday night. Mike Glumac picked up a goal and an assist for Peoria, and former Dallas Stars first-round draft pick Jason Bacashihua finished with 29 […]

Moose bag three-time Stanley Cup champ

The Manitoba Moose, the AHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, announced they have signed three-time Stanley Cup champion forward and Winnipeg native Mike Keane to a professional tryout contract. Keane, 38, did not play during the National Hockey League lockout. In 2003-04, he skated in 64 games with the Canucks, scoring eight goals and 17 […]

Penguins open season with big win

A memorable night for Erik Christensen paced the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the opening game of the AHL’s 70th anniversary season on Wednesday night. Christensen, who scored 14 goals as a rookie in 2004-05, netted four goals as the Pens posted an 8-1 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers before 8,168 fans at the Wachovia Arena […]