Firebirds sign defenseman Jones

The Coachella Valley Firebirds have signed defenseman Ryan Jones to an American Hockey League contract for the 2023-24 season.

Finals notebook: One last comeback brings Cup to Bears

Despite having been shut out in the first two games of the series, and despite scoring just five goals in four games on the road during the Finals, the Hershey Bears lifted the Calder Cup at center ice last night.

‘We may never play a game bigger than this one’

Only one team will lift the Calder Cup tonight. But both the Coachella Valley Firebirds and Hershey Bears will take away memories and relationships made from an eight-month journey that will culminate with Game 7 of the Calder Cup Finals.