American Hockey League

Defining an athlete by their moment of triumph is easy. Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz is best understood when it seems the sky is falling. Sixty minutes between the pipes each night in the NHL for the unprepared is a chaotic nightmare with league netminders facing an average of 31 shots per game entering the weekend.
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by Zach Dooley | AHL On The Beat After Cal Petersen posted a 41-save shutout on opening night, his head coach described his play as “Cal-like.” Pretty flattering when your name becomes an adjective for good play in net. The following day, Mike Stothers found himself at a loss for adjectives to describe his goaltender’s
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He’s only played one regular-season NHL game, but the experience of spending time with the Vegas Golden Knights has stuck with Wolves rookie defenseman Jimmy Schuldt. “Being around those guys is important,” Wolves coach Rocky Thompson said. “You see how hard they work, how professional they are, but also how they have fun. The game’s
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An apprenticeship in the American Hockey League is a near-must for top NHL goalie prospects. Here is a look at five top young goalies in the Eastern Conference and their progress through the first month of the regular season. A breakdown of Western Conference teams will follow next week: Filip Larsson, Grand Rapids (Detroit Red
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Utica Comets forward Reid Boucher, Chicago Wolves forward Lucas Elvenes and Hartford Wolf Pack goaltender Igor Shesterkin have been selected as the league’s award winners for October. Boucher, the CCM/AHL Player of the Month, scored 10 goals and added three assists for 13 points in
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The New Jersey Devils have acquired goaltender Louis Domingue from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. Domingue has been assigned to the AHL’s Binghamton Devils. The 27-year-old Domingue has appeared in four games with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch this season, posting a record of 2-1-1
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