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Jersey auction for hurricane relief underway

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has begun a special jersey auction to raise funds in the wake of the recent hurricanes that struck the southern United States. For the first regular-season home game of each of the AHL’s 27 teams, the home team’s captain wore a jersey featuring a specially created Red Cross […]

Holden leads Barons to shootout win

Jamie Holden turned aside 35 Hershey shots and was perfect in the five-round shootout to earn his first AHL win in Cleveland’s 3-2 victory on Tuesday night. Josh Hennessy scored the game-winner in the final attempt of the shootout. Holden, a rookie out of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., was making his second appearance for […]

Hershey travels to Cleveland tonight

The Hershey Bears take on the Cleveland Barons in a inter-conference contest tonight at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Although this is a battle of unfamiliar foes — the Bears and Barons have not played each other since Jan. 18, 2004 — there is a very familiar AHL history between the two cities. The Hershey […]

Amerks duo earns Milestone award for October

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has selected the record-tying performances of Rochester Americans forwards Jason Pominville and Chris Taylor as the CCM/AHL Milestone of the Month for October. On Oct. 21, both players matched all-time highs for the 50-year-old Americans franchise in an 8-4 victory over the Cleveland Barons at the Blue Cross […]

Fleury named top goalie for October

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Marc-Andre Fleury of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins has been named the Koho/AHL Goaltender of the Month for October. Fleury was a perfect 6-0-0 in six starts on the month, with a 1.17 goals-against average and a .955 save percentage. Fleury helped the Penguins open the season […]

Pirates’ Shannon named Rookie of the Month

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Portland Pirates center Ryan Shannon has been named the RBK Hockey/AHL Rookie of the Month for October. Shannon recorded a point in each of Portland’s eight games in October, totaling seven goals and five assists for 12 points to lead the Pirates into first place […]

Bacashihua shuts door, wins AHL honor

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Peoria Rivermen goaltender Jason Bacashihua has been named the CCM Vector/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending October 30, 2005. In three games, Bacashihua was 3-0-0 with a 0.33 goals-against average, a .985 save percentage and two shutouts, allowing just one goal on […]

Pittsburgh recalls Christensen, Whitney

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled center Erik Christensen and defenseman Ryan Whitney from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Christensen, 21, currently ranks third in the American Hockey League with 19 points (9g, 10a) in nine games. The CCM Vector/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Oct. 23, he also is tied for third in the […]