Marlies sign Battaglia to PTO

The Toronto Marlies announced today that the club has signed unrestricted free agent forward Bates Battaglia to a professional tryout (PTO) contract. As per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Battaglia, 29, has registered 167 points (68 goals, 99 assists) while collecting 408 penalty minutes in 485 career NHL games with Carolina, […]

Canadiens get Murray for Hossa

Montreal Canadiens GM Bob Gainey announced Friday the acquisition of forward Garth Murray from the New York Rangers in return for left wing Marcel Hossa. Murray, 23, will immediately join the Hamilton Bulldogs, the Canadiens’ American Hockey League affiliate. Murray, a left-handed centerman, was a third-round draft pick by the Rangers in 2001. In 186 […]

Friday’s AHL preseason results

Friday’s AHL preseason results: Springfield 5, Providence 2 Hamilton 7, Cleveland 4 Peoria 6, Iowa 3 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 7, Binghamton 1

AHL featured on Gretzky NHL ’06 for PS2

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League is proud to announce that as part of its three-year partnership with Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., the AHL is featured prominently in the recently-released Gretzky™ NHL® ’06. Gretzky NHL ’06 is the first video game that allows users to play with American Hockey League players and teams. […]

Wednesday’s preseason recaps

GRAND RAPIDS 6, MILWAUKEE 2 Grand Rapids scored the first five goals of the night and rolled to a 6-2 win over Milwaukee in AHL preseason action at the Mullett Center in Milwaukee on Wednesday. Ryan Oulahen, Derek Meech, Robin Big Snake and Ryan Barnes had a goal and an assist apiece for the Griffins; […]

Tuesday’s AHL preseason results

Tuesday’s AHL preseason results: Hartford 8, Providence 0 Toronto 5, Hamilton 2 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 5, Syracuse 1 Peoria 4, Iowa 1 Lowell 7, Springfield 2

AHL announces hurricane relief efforts

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced a league-wide initiative designed to raise funds and awareness in the wake of the hurricanes that struck the southern United States in recent weeks. For the first regular-season home game of each of the AHL’s 27 teams, the home team’s captain will wear a jersey featuring […]

Rivermen get first preseason win

Troy Riddle scored three times to lead Peoria to a 6-5 win over Chicago in AHL preseason action in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Monday night. The Rivermen rallied from deficits of 2-0 and 3-2, sealing the win on Riddle’s third goal of the night with 7:51 remaining. Jon DiSalvatore had a goal and two assists […]