Vauclair, Miller named All-Star starters

The American Hockey League today announced that Binghamton Senators defenseman Julien Vauclair and Rochester Americans goaltender Ryan Miller have been added to the starting lineup for the PlanetUSA team at this weekend’s 2004 Pepsi AHL All-Star Classic. Vauclair starts in place of injured Philadelphia Phantoms defenseman Dennis Seidenberg, who had been voted a starter through […]

Stars will shine to over 108 million homes

When the puck drops at the 2004 Pepsi AHL All-Star Classic this weekend, it will also air on a network of 22 cable and digital carriers to more than 108 million households across the continent. Rogers Sportsnet will be the exclusive home of the AHL All-Star Classic in Canada, while a series of regional networks […]

Cox working his way to the top

They say habits form only after constant effort and for third-year Utah Grizzlies forward Justin Cox, working hard is now a natural part of life. Cox, who is among the Grizzlies leaders this season in goals and points, is in some ways the same energetic player that fans watched and fell in love with back […]

Shishkanov, Janik added to PlanetUSA

The American Hockey League today named Milwaukee Admirals forward Timofei Shishkanov and Rochester Americans defenseman Doug Janik to the PlanetUSA AHL All-Star roster for the 2004 Pepsi AHL All-Star Classic, which will be held Feb. 8-9 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich. The AHL also announced that PlanetUSA selections Josh Langfeld of Binghamton […]

Ellison making huge strides in Norfolk

Going from the British Columbia Hockey League to the Western Hockey League is a jump. But going from the BCHL to the National Hockey League in under two years’ time? That’s what Matt Ellison of the Norfolk Admirals did, making the leap from the BCHL to the AHL with a one-year layover in WHL Red […]

“Grand” event showcasing AHL stars

AHL Weekly Release #17 As another bumper crop of American Hockey League All-Stars descends on Grand Rapids later this week, they follow in the skate marks of those great AHL players that first gathered to showcase their skills 62 years ago. The 2004 Pepsi AHL All-Star Classic, set for this coming Sunday and Monday at […]

Four more added to AHL All-Star rosters

The American Hockey League today named Cincinnati Mighty Ducks forward Chris Kunitz to the Canadian AHL All-Star roster and San Antonio Rampage forward Denis Shvidki, Milwaukee Admirals defenseman Andrew Hutchinson and St. John’s Maple Leafs defenseman Pierre Hedin to the PlanetUSA AHL All-Star roster for the 2004 Pepsi AHL All-Star Classic, which will be held […]

Darby’s star is shining again

The American Hockey League season is a long one, a parade of ups and downs that come and go as the six-month stretch ticks by game by game. Come late January, the season’s midway point has come and gone, the haves and have-nots become more clear, but two months of regular-season hockey remain before the […]

Three added to All-Star rosters

The American Hockey League today named Cleveland Barons defenseman Garrett Stafford and Albany River Rats forward Craig Darby to the PlanetUSA AHL All-Star roster and Lowell Lock Monsters forward Mike Zigomanis to the Canadian AHL All-Star roster for the 2004 Pepsi AHL All-Star Classic, which will be held Feb. 8-9 at Van Andel Arena. The […]

Pirates building for the postseason

Portland Pirates head coach Tim Army is an encyclopedia of his team’s season. Ask him how his weekend was, and he might give you a 20-minute in-depth analysis of the pros and cons of the team’s latest three-games-in-three-nights set. Ask him how the team is playing, and you are likely to get a description of […]