All-time Calder Cup series comebacks

Twelve teams in American Hockey League history have come back from 3-1 down to win a best-of-seven Calder Cup Playoff series: 2004 Rochester def. Syracuse North Division semifinal 2004 Wilkes-Barre def. Bridgeport East Division semifinal 2000 Hartford def. Providence Eastern Conference final 1997 Hershey def. Springfield Southern Conference final 1992 Rochester def. Binghamton Southern Division […]

Dandy Chiodo

His status as a cult hero in northeastern Pennsylvania countinued to grow on Monday night, as Andy Chiodo made 32 saves for his second consecutive shutout, giving Wilkes-Barre/Scranton a 3-1 lead in the East Division final with a 2-0 win over Philadelphia. Shane Endicott had a goal and an assist and Tom Kostopoulos extended his […]

Sweep dreams are made of this

Jason Pominville and Jason Botterill scored power play goals in the first period, providing Rochester with all the offense needed in a 3-1 win over Hamilton on Sunday evening. With the win, the Amerks completed a four-game sweep of the North Division final and a berth in the Western Conference championship series, where they will […]

Lehtonen lets Chicago back in

Kari Lehtonen made 54 saves and helped kill off 15 of 16 shorthanded situations as Chicago earned a crucial 3-1 victory over Milwaukee on Saturday night, closing the Wolves’ series deficit to 2-1. Game 4 is Monday evening in Rosemont, Ill. Lehtonen made 16 saves in the first and 19 in each of the final […]

Pivko steers Admirals to Game 2 win

A five-point night by left wing Libor Pivko helped Milwaukee to a 5-3 victory over Chicago on Friday night in Game 2 of the AHL’s West Division final at the Bradley Center. Pivko scored three times and picked up two assists on the night, as the Admirals took a 2-0 series lead over the Wolves. […]

Miller, Amerks stump Bulldogs again

Ryan Miller made 33 saves as Rochester posted a 4-1 win over Hamilton on Thursday night, taking a 2-0 lead in the North Division final back to the Blue Cross Arena for Games 3 and 4 this weekend. Derek Roy scored twice and had an assist, Domenic Pittis recorded a goal and three assists and […]

Pack sweep away Cats in 3OT

The oldest player on the ice had enough legs to carry the Wolf Pack to the Eastern Conference championship series. Ken Gernander scored 7:49 into the third overtime period on Wednesday night, giving Hartford a 4-3 win over Worcester and a four-game sweep of their Atlantic Division final. Gernander, the Wolf Pack’s 34-year-old captain, took […]

Prospect Profile: Colby Armstrong

More in the Prospect Profiles archive Colby Armstrong had high hopes as he entered his first season of professional hockey in 2002-03. The former first-round draft pick (21st overall in 2001) finished his junior career with 185 points (76+109) in 205 games with the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League, and capped his […]

Gamache ready to face old friends

Five months ago, Simon Gamache was well into his second full AHL season, after having finished third in the entire league with 35 goals and fifth with 77 points during the 2002-03 campaign. The native of Thetford Mines, Que., had 11 points in 16 games with Chicago this year, when on Dec. 2 he was […]