Tag Archives: AHL

The First Dance: A Look At Aliaksei Protas’ First AHL Game

Photos: Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Washington Capitals drafted Center Aliaksei Protas with the 91st overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. The 20-year old Center was loaned to the Kontinental Hockey League’s Dinamo Minsk earlier in the 2020-21 season … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Re-Sign Goaltender Zachary Fucale To Two-Year Contract

NHLI via Getty Images Just a week after re-signing defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to a two-year contract extension on, the Washington Capitals have re-upped Hershey Bears farmhand goaltender Zachary Fucale to a two-year, two-way contract.

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“Anytime You Can Score A Goal…It Sparks the Team”: Capitals 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Scores First Professional Hat Trick Against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Hershey Bears Having already made his NHL debut earlier this season, Washington Capitals 2019 first-round pick and top prospect Connor McMichael crossed off another milestone on his professional career, recording a hat trick in the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears’ … Continue reading

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McMichael Magic: Connor McMichael Scores His First Professional Goal, A Game-Winning Tally Over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Photo: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Considered the Washington Capitals’ top prospect in their pool of young talent, forward Connor McMichael has had an eventful 2020-21 season. Having come one win shy of winning the Gold Medal in the World Junior Championships with … Continue reading

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All Together: Local Sports Teams and Others Wish Washington Capitals Luck On Start of New Season

NHL The Washington Capitals are set to begin a pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season tonight against the Buffalo Sabres in New York, and with a set roster, lines seemingly in place, and enthusiasm to begin play once again, the team has been … Continue reading

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A Question Of Depth: A Summary Of ECHL And AHL Affiliates Operating This Season

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers Organizational depth will be paramount in the run for this year’s Stanley Cup. With the NHL set to embark on a shortened, but compressed 56-game schedule on January 13th, injuries and issues related to the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Three AHL Teams Opt Out Of 2020-21 Season

Photo: Charlotte Checkers The AHL announced on Monday that three teams have opted out of the 2020-21 season: the Charlotte Checkers, the Springfield Thunderbirds, and Milwaukee Admirals. The season will proceed with 28 teams.

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AHL Approves Structural Framework For Season That Will Begin on February 5

The American Hockey League (AHL) announced on Wednesday that the league’s Board of Governors has approved the structural framework for an AHL season that will begin on February 5, 2021.

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Report: COVID-19 Protocols The Next Step For NHL, Players’ Association

Photo: Jones Day TSN’s Darren Dreger said on Tuesday’s Insider Trading that the next step for the NHL and NHL Players’ Association is “a lot of work on (COVID-19) protocols” as they inch closer towards an agreement on the 2020-21 … Continue reading

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AHL, Genius Sports Group Form Partnership To Bring Betting To AHL

Graphic: AHL The American Hockey League has signed an exclusive sports betting deal with Genius Sports that encompasses both gambling data and live video. The deal comes as Canada’s government prepares to legalize single-game wagering.

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