AHL unveils inaugural Top Prospects Team

The AHL has announced its inaugural Top Prospects Team, determined by the league’s hockey operations department in conjunction with AHL general managers as the three forwards, two defensemen and one goaltender projected to be the best future NHL players.

AHL mourns passing of Willie Marshall

Willie Marshall, the American Hockey League’s all-time leader in goals, assists, points and games played and a charter member of the league’s Hall of Fame, passed away today at his home in Lebanon, Pa. Marshall was 91.

Amerks spoil party, extend series with Game 5 win

Malcolm Subban made 32 saves, Lukas Rousek scored twice, and the Amerks improved to 4-0 this postseason when facing elimination with a 4-1 victory over the Hershey Bears in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Bears roar back to take Game 4 from Amerks

Down two with 10 minutes to go, the Hershey Bears stormed back to take a commanding 3-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals with a 4-2 victory in Rochester on Monday evening.

Hershey claims series lead with Game 3 win

Hunter Shepard made 31 saves and the Hershey Bears took back home-ice advantage in the Eastern Conference Finals with a 4-2 win over the Rochester Americans in Game 3 on Saturday night.

Bears draw even as Shepard blanks Amerks

A pair of goals late in the second period propelled the Hershey Bears to a 2-0 victory over the Rochester Americans in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night at Giant Center.