The Manchester Monarchs closed the book on their time in the American League with a bang on Saturday, as they won the franchise’s first-ever Calder Cup with a 2-1 win over the Utica Comets.
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Courtesy of a Sven Baertschi natural hat trick, the Utica Comets on Thursday took a 2-1 series lead over Grand Rapids in the Western Conference final.
While the Rangers convincingly forced a Game 7 on Tuesday (not a bad problem to have when you have a goalie as automatic in seventh games as Henrik Lundqvist is), their American League counterparts aren’t enjoying as much success in their Eastern Conference final against Manchester. Read more
In the only Calder Cup playoff game of the night, the Hartford Wolf Pack on Tuesday beat Providence 2-1 to force the deciding Game 5. Read more
The top-seeded Manchester Monarchs took the first game of their series with Portland on Thursday, winning 5-2 thanks to two-goal efforts from Jordan Weal and Brian O’Neill. Vincent LoVerde scored as well in an empty net, and added two assists. Jean-Francois Berube’s work in goal was essentially cut out for him as he saw just 16 shots, but let two of them in. Read more
While the Stanley Cup Playoffs have been underway for a week now (and not failing to disappoint, as usual), another playoff tournament began Wednesday night: the American League’s Calder Cup Playoffs.
Another week of the AHL season has passed us by, which means it is once again time for the Full Tilt Hockey Network’s AHL week in review. Read more
When the shootout was implemented following the ’04-’05 NHL lockout, it was welcomed as a fresh, new alternative to the hockey scene. Instead of games ending in ties, there would finally be a defined winner and a loser in every game. Read more
I just saw this story on BarDown, Bridgeport Sound Tigers goalie David Leggio was about to face a 2 on none breakaway when he made a “play”. In what they call a moment of brilliance, Leggio simply took his net off the moorings. Read more