AHL suspends play due to COVID-19 Details

Coyotes trade for Hannikainen

The Arizona Coyotes have acquired forward Markus Hannikainen from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.

AHL announces suspension

Cleveland Monsters forward Derek Barach has been suspended for one (1) game as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. Binghamton on Feb. 7.

Five added to AHL All-Star rosters

Charlotte’s Alex Nedeljkovic, Hershey’s Vitek Vanecek, Hartford’s Vinni Lettieri, Belleville’s Josh Norris and Cleveland’s Adam Clendening have been added to the rosters for this weekend’s 2020 AHL All-Star Classic.

Thiessen contributing any way he can

With the first few weeks of 2020 behind him, Cleveland Monsters goaltender Brad Thiessen paused to reflect on a decade, now behind him, that aligned precisely with the extent of his professional playing career to date.

Vehvilainen’s transition has been impressive

After two straight seasons of dominating Finland’s Liiga, Veini Vehvilainen has made a quick transition to North American hockey, posting a 2.22 goals-against average that sits fifth in the AHL along with a .918 save percentage.