Jayson Megna scored twice in the first period and Colorado withstood a Henderson push in the final frame to claim a 5-2 victory in Game 1 of their Pacific Division first round series on Wednesday night.
The Henderson Silver Knights clinched a berth in the 2022 Calder Cup Playoffs on Sunday afternoon.
Henderson Silver Knights general manager Tim Speltz loves his team’s new home for its hockey amenities and what they can mean for developing National Hockey League-bound talent.
Players on professional tryout contracts — PTO’s — serve a crucial, if sometimes overlooked, role for AHL teams. Some come in for a game, maybe a weekend, to fill a roster spot, but it is always an opportunity to leave a good impression.
When Joel Ward and Fred Brathwaite ran the bench during the Henderson Silver Knights’ 4-1 win at Ontario on Dec. 31, the significance of the occasion wasn’t lost on either coach.
Scoring is a thrill for any American Hockey League prospect. But consistent and strong two-way play across all three zones is by far the most direct path to the NHL, and Henderson Silver Knights forward Paul Cotter grasps that lesson.
The American Hockey League’s reputation for churning out National Hockey League players is a well-established one. So with NHL clubs dealing with COVID-19 issues that have also reached into the broadcast booth, they turned to the place they always look for talent ― the AHL.
The Anaheim Ducks have claimed center Lucas Elvenes off waivers from the Vegas Golden Knights.
Due to league COVID-19 protocols affecting the San Diego Gulls, their game scheduled for Wednesday at Henderson has been postponed.
Due to league COVID-19 protocols affecting the Abbotsford Canucks, Charlotte Checkers, Cleveland Monsters, San Diego Gulls and Texas Stars, several games this week have been postponed.