WBS alums gearing up for Olympics

by Brian Coe || AHL On The Beat Archive  The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics get underway this week, and the excitement around the hockey world is at a fever pitch, with National Hockey League stars ditching their team colors to suit up for their national teams. And fans in Northeastern Pennsylvania will have several reasons […]

Olympic rosters include 135 AHL alumni

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … With the 2010 Olympic Winter Games just six weeks away, 135 American Hockey League graduates have been selected to represent their countries in Vancouver, B.C. The provisional 23-man rosters of all 12 teams in the men’s ice hockey tournament were announced between Dec. 23 and Jan. 1. The final Olympic rosters will […]

AHL grads named USA assistants for 2010 Olympics

USA Hockey today named John Tortorella, head coach of the National Hockey League’s New York Rangers, and Scott Gordon, head coach of the NHL’s New York Islanders, as assistant coaches for the 2010 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team that will compete in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C. Tortorella previously served as […]