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.
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.
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.
The AHL Board of Governors has selected the 2019-20 recipients of several awards for excellence and service.
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.
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.
The San Antonio Rampage’s Face-Off Against Kids Cancer program is in its 11th season, pairing Rampage players with children in the San Antonio community who are battling cancer.
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.
From an AHL All-Star in 2018 to a Stanley Cup champion in 2019, Jordan Binnington heads to the NHL All-Star Weekend sustaining last season’s success.
Saturday’s game in Las Vegas might have been disastrous for the Blues, who squandered a 3-0 lead in what became a 5-4 overtime loss. But it was monumental for Jake Walman, who played in his first NHL game after 164 games in the AHL.