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Calder Cup Champion Texas Stars Name Derek Laxdal Coach

JULY 3, 2014 – FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has appointed Derek Laxdal as the fourth head coach in Texas Stars franchise history. He succeeds Willie Desjardins, who served as head coach for Texas from 2012-13 to 2013-14, Jeff Pyle (2011-12) and Glen Gulutzan (2009-10 to 2010-11). “Derek has a proven track record of developing young players ...Full Article

Kings Name Mike Stothers Coach of AHL Manchester Monarchs

JULY 1, 2014 – MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs – the primary affiliate of the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings – have named Mike Stothers as the club’s new head ...Full Article

Fort Wayne Komets’ Bob Chase ECHL Broadcaster of the Year

JUNE 19, 2014 – LAS VEGAS – The ECHL on Thursday announced that Bob Chase of the Fort Wayne Komets is the 2013-14 recipient of the ECHL Broadcaster of the ...Full Article

Condors’ Matthew Riley Wins ECHL Exec of Year for 2nd Time

JUNE 18, 2014 — LAS VEGAS – The ECHL on Wednesday announced that Bakersfield Condors’ President Matthew Riley has been selected by the ECHL Board of Governors as the ...Full Article

Texas Stars Win Calder Cup

JUNE 17, 2014 —  ST. JOHN’S, N.L. … The Texas Stars won their first Calder Cup on Tuesday night, defeating the St. John’s IceCaps, 4-3 in overtime, in Game 5 of the ...Full Article

AHL Calder Cup – St. John’s IceCaps vs Texas Stars – Series Info

JUNE 6, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has announced broadcast information for the 2014 Calder Cup Finals between the Western Conference champion Texas Stars, top development team of ...Full Article

Las Vegas Wranglers Given Time

MAY 20, 214 — The Las Vegas Wranglers season came to a close on April 25th as they fell in a Game Four loss of 3-2 to the Alaska Aces. ...Full Article

AHL West Final Schedule: Toronto Marlies vs Texas Stars

MAY 20, 2014 — The AHL announced the start times for the Toronto Marlies vs Texas Stars West Final, which begins on Wednesday, May 21. Western Conference Finals – ...Full Article

ECHL Playoff Updates

MAY 13, 2014 — Latest playoff info and updates from the ECHL: Eastern Conference Semifinals (Best of Seven) #8 Fort Wayne Komets at #5 Cincinnati Cyclones 7:35 p.m. ET ...Full Article

Calder Cup Playoffs: Norfolk 3 St. John’s 2 OT (3-2 STJ); Grand Rapids 5 Texas 2 (2-1 TX) AHL

MAY 13, 2014 — Here are the box scores from the AHL’s playoff action. St. John’s IceCaps 2 at Norfolk Admirals 3 (OT) – Status: Final OT Tuesday, May ...Full Article

St. John’s IceCaps Beat Norfolk Admirals, Lead 3-1

MAY 12, 2014 – The St. John’s IceCaps took another step closer to the Eastern Conference Finals on Monday night with a 5-1 win over the Norfolk Admirals in Game ...Full Article

ECHL Playoff Update

MAY 12, 2014 — Latest ECHL Playoff updates from the League: Eastern Conference Semifinals (Best of Seven) #7 Greenville Road Warriors at #6 Wheeling Nailers 7 p.m. ET Greenville leads series ...Full Article

AHL Round 2 Game 4 St. John’s at Norfolk (2-1 STJ)

MAY 12, 2014 — Game 4 – 7:15 ET, (STJ leads series, 2-1).  Last game: St. John’s scored four goals in the third period on Saturday night en route to ...Full Article

St. Johns’ Jerome Samson AHL Player of the Week

APRIL 21, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD — The American Hockey League announced today that St. John’s IceCaps right wing Jerome Samson has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the ...Full Article

ECHL Surpasses 3 Million Fans for 21st Consecutive Season; Highest Per-Game in 14 Years

APRIL 21, 2014 — PRINCETON, N.J. – For the 21st consecutive season, over three-million fans attended ECHL games during the 2013-14 season. ECHL teams welcomed 3,642,779 fans this season, ...Full Article

“Hap” Holmes Memorial Award: Jeff Deslauriers & Eric Hartzell, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

APRIL 20, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD — The American Hockey League announced today that Jeff Deslauriers and Eric Hartzell of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are the recipients of the Harry “Hap” ...Full Article

Stars’ Morin Top Scorer; Checkers’ Boychuk Top Goal-Getter

APRIL 20, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD — Travis Morin of the Texas Stars has won the John B. Sollenberger Trophy as the leading scorer in the American Hockey League, while ...Full Article

Mickey Lang of Orlando Solar Bears Named ECHL MVP

APRIL 19, 2014 — PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL on Friday announced that Mickey Lang of the Orlando Solar Bears has been selected as theCCM ECHL Most Valuable Player for 2013-14. The CCM Most ...Full Article

Calder Cup Playoff Schedule

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals – Series “A” (best-of-5) 1-Manchester Monarchs vs. 8-Norfolk Admirals  Game 1 – Fri., Apr. 25 – Norfolk at Manchester, 7:00 Game 2 – Sat., Apr. 26 ...Full Article

AHL: Charlotte Checkers Goalie John Muse Player of the Week

APRIL 1, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD MA — The American Hockey League announced today that Charlotte Checkers goaltender John Muse has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week ...Full Article

ECHL: Aaron Clarke of Fort Wayne Komets Player of the Week

APRIL 1, 2014 — PRINCETON, N.J. – Aaron Clarke of the Fort Wayne Komets is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 24-30. Clarke scored three ...Full Article

Roy Sommer Sets AHL Record for Coaching Most Regular-Season Games

MARCH 26, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD MA — Roy Sommer of the Worcester Sharks has established a new American Hockey League record for most regular-season games by a head coach. ...Full Article

Utah’s Bobkov named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for 2nd Time

MARCH 25, 2014 — PRINCETON, N.J. – Igor Bobkov of the Utah Grizzlies is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of March 17-23. He also won ...Full Article

Wheeling’s Condon named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week

MARCH 18, 2014 — Two Wheeling Nailers honored by the ECHL this week for player and goaltender of the week honors. SYLVESTER PLAYER OF THE WEEK PRINCETON, N.J. – ...Full Article

Albany’s Wedgewood AHL Player of the Week

MARCH 17, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD MA — The American Hockey League announced today that Albany Devils goaltender Scott Wedgewood has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week ...Full Article

Utah’s Bobkov Goaltender of the Month

MARCH 5, 2014 — PRINCETON, N.J. -  Igor Bobkov of the Utah Grizzlies is the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month for February.  Bobkov went 7-1-0 with a 2.17 goals-against average and ...Full Article

ECHL: Gwinnett’s Haddad Player of the Week

MARCH 4, 2014 — PRINCETON, N.J. – Joey Haddad of the Gwinnett Gladiators is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 24-March 2.  Haddad scored four goals and added four ...Full Article

Arcobello AHL Player of the Week

MARCH 3, 2014 — The American Hockey League announced today that Oklahoma City Barons center Mark Arcobello has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the ...Full Article

ECHL This Week: Solar Bears extend home winning streak to nine straight

FEBRUARY 17, 2014 — The Orlando Solar Bears continued their torrid pace on home ice last week with four wins in five nights, improving to 10-0-1 in their last ...Full Article

AHL Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class

FEBRUARY 12, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD MA –  The American Hockey League today formally inducted four new members into its American Hockey League Hall of Fame. The AHL Hall of Fame ...Full Article

Idaho’s Nagle named CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week

FEBRUARY 11, 2014 — PRINCETON, N.J. – Pat Nagle of the Idaho Steelheads is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Feb. 3-9. It is the third time in his ECHL ...Full Article

Andrighetto AHL Player of the Week

FEBRUARY 10, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD MA — The American Hockey League announced today that Hamilton Bulldogs right wing Sven Andrighetto has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the ...Full Article

Cyclone’s Howe ECHL Rookie of the Month

FEBRUARY 4, 2014 — PRINCETON, N.J. – Cincinnati Cyclones goaltender Joe Howe is the CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month for January.  The 23-year-old went 6-1-0 with a 1.70 goals-against average and a ...Full Article

AHL Player of the Week: Binghamton Senators Forward Mike Hoffman

FEBRUARY 3, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD MA — The American Hockey League announced today that Binghamton Senators forward Mike Hoffman has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week ...Full Article

Oilers Purchase Condors

JANUARY 23, 2014 — A fantastic move.  You’d never know it, but Bakersfield has a very dedicated hockey fan base, often cracking 5,000+ at the box office for ECHL ...Full Article

Syracuse Crunch G Kristers Gudlevskis Named AHL Player of the Week

JANUARY 13, 2014 — SYRACUSE — The American Hockey League announced today that Syracuse Crunch goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for ...Full Article

Adirondack Phantoms Goaltender Cal Heeter CCM/AHL Player of the Week

JANUARY 6, 2014 — SPRINGFIELD MA — The American Hockey League announced today that Adirondack Phantoms goaltender Cal Heeter has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week ...Full Article

Orlando Solar Bears’ Mike Ullrich Named ECHL Player of the Week

JANUARY 6, 2014 — PRINCETON, N.J. – Mike Ullrich of the Orlando Solar Bears is the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for Dec. 30-Jan. 5.   Ullrich scored three goals, had four ...Full Article

Bruins Similarity Breeds Success

JANUARY 5, 2014 — BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have had more than their fair share of injuries this season, resulting in a number of recalls from their AHL ...Full Article

Emerson Etem AHL Player of the Month; McKenzie Top Rookie, Darling Top Goalie

JANUARY 2, 2013 — FROM AHL PR — SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Norfolk Admirals right wing Emerson Etem has been selected as the ...Full Article
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