Harvey Bennett (1925-2004)

Harvey Bennett, one of the winningest goaltenders in AHL history and a Calder Cup champion with the Providence Reds in 1949, died Sunday at the age of 79. Bennett, who ranks fourth on the league’s all-time list with 260 career victories, saw his AHL career span 13 seasons from 1946-59. In 1946-47, Bennett was named […]

Bergeron wins AHL weekly award

The American Hockey League announced today that Providence Bruins center Patrice Bergeron has been named the CCM Vector/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending November 21, 2004. Bergeron recorded three goals and six assists for nine points in four games for the Bruins. After Providence was shut out, 1-0, by Bridgeport on Wednesday […]

Sim-ply stunning: Phantoms make it 14

Jon Sim continued to pay dividends in Philadelphia, scoring 1:14 into overtime as the Phantoms extended their winning streak to 14 games with a 4-3 win over Providence on Sunday evening. The Phantoms are two shy of the AHL record for most consecutive wins (16), set by the Baltimore Skipjacks during the 1984-85 season. The […]

Bulldogs focus of Sportsnet feature

Breaking The Ice, a five-part feature focusing on the Hamilton Bulldogs, airs for five consecutive evenings on Rogers Sportsnet during its nightly news program, Sportsnetnews, next week. The feature takes viewers behind the scenes and on the road with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League. The following are some of the highlights of […]

Bergeron, Hilbert pace Bruins in rout

Patrice Bergeron and Andy Hilbert recorded five points apiece and Brad Boyes added two goals and an assist as Providence rolled to a 7-1 win over Portland on Saturday night. It was the teams’ first meeting since the Pirates’ convincing two-game sweep of the Bruins in the qualifying round of last year’s playoffs. Bergeron, the […]

Falcons, Grizzlies make swap

The Utah Grizzlies on Saturday re-acquired center Jarrod Skalde on loan from the Springfield Falcons. In exchange, the Grizzlies have loaned center Jason Jaspers to the Falcons. Skalde, 33, has played 154 career games with the Grizzlies and ranks ninth on the team’s all-time point list with 137 points. During the 2003-04 season, Skalde served […]

Cammy’s triple whammy leads Monarchs

Even when they’re not at their best, the Manchester Monarchs are tough to beat. Mike Cammalleri scored three power-play goals and Mathieu Garon was perfect in relief as Manchester posted a 5-4 shootout win over Lowell, its 13th victory in 14 games this season. Manchester, which had trailed for just over 27 minutes of playing […]