AHL was a critical step on Rantanen’s road to stardom

Mikko Rantanen was six games into the journey and he had already come to an important realization about his transition to the North American game. So when Avalanche GM Joe Sakic approached him about the prospect of being assigned to the AHL, Rantanen embraced it with open arms.

Joshua’s goal in NHL debut helps Blues upend Ducks

With names like Walker, Husso, MacEachern, Mikkola and Kyrou on the backs of jerseys, it had the look of the San Antonio Rampage, circa 2018-19. And then there was a fresh face making his NHL debut in Dakota Joshua, newly-arrived from the Utica Comets.

Kyrou off to a hot start with Blues

It might be a small sample size, but Jordan Kyrou has been one of the NHL’s best offensive players this season. And it looks like his AHL days might be behind him for good.

Thorburn retires after 16 pro seasons

The St. Louis Blues announced today that Chris Thorburn has officially announced his retirement from professional hockey following a 16-year career that included 251 games in the American Hockey League.

AHL heading to Las Vegas in 2020-21

The AHL Board of Governors has approved the transfer of ownership of the San Antonio Rampage AHL franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights, as well as the relocation of that franchise from San Antonio, Texas, to Henderson/Las Vegas, Nev., effective with the 2020-21 season.

AHL announces suspension

San Antonio Rampage forward Ryan Olsen has been suspended for one (1) game as a consequence of an illegal check to the head of an opponent in a game at Rockford on Feb. 7.