Temporary Relocation Top Canadian AHL Option for 2020–21

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When Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley let slip that the idea of a Canadian NHL division had been proposed, no one should have been surprised. It’s an idea that has been around for decades, though back in the ’80s it was for financial reasons. But there is more to the league than their top-tier. […] READ MORE


Toronto Marlies Come Back to Defeat Belleville Senators 7-6 in Overtime

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Egor Korshkov‘s overtime-winning goal carried the Toronto Marlies to a 7-6 victory over the Belleville Senators. Korshkov’s goal came at 1:01 in overtime, where he was assisted by Joseph Duszak and Tanner MacMaster. The Marlies overtime winner was made possible by Adam Brooks scoring with 16.4 seconds remaining in the third period. His slap shot […] READ MORE


Toronto Marlies Fall to Belleville Senators in Boxing Day Classic

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TORONTO– The Toronto Marlies could not carry over the good tidings from Christmas into Boxing Day. In the annual “Boxing Day Classic” at Scotiabank Arena, the Marlies would fall to their local rival Belleville Senators 3-2. This is the second win for the Senators against the Marlies this season, after losing to Toronto 7-3 last Saturday. […] READ MORE


Toronto Marlies Snap Home Winning Streak to Utica Comets

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TORONTO– The 2019/2020 Toronto Marlies received a setting upgrade. In the team’s first of four games at Scotiabank Arena, home of the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Marlies fought valiantly, but it did not translate to a victory. Taking on the Utica Comets in the first game of a back to back, the Marlies would lose […] READ MORE


Sheldon Keefe Brings Structure, Success to Maple Leafs Head Coach Role

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TORONTO– On December 3, 2012, just 29 games into the season, Kyle Dubas made a coaching change. The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds general manager at the time, Dubas replaced then head coach Mike Stapleton with a young Sheldon Keefe. Keefe was previously the head coach of the Pembroke Lumber Kings in the CCHL, a team […] READ MORE


Toronto Marlies Defeat Laval Rocket in First Game Without Sheldon Keefe

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TORONTO– The Toronto Marlies were the only Toronto professional hockey team playing on Wednesday. The key narrative going into the game was the team looking to win three consecutive games against a division rival. However, the backdrop of Wednesday night’s matchup against the Laval Rocket was dominated by the news of Mike Babcock’s firing. Replacing […] READ MORE


NHL Teams Need To Bring Their AHL Clubs Closer

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The relationship between the NHL and the AHL is truly unlike anything else in North American sports. The closest comparison would be in baseball, but with their three-tiered development system, but it’s not remotely the same. These AHL clubs have great value, as they give the prospects too old for junior hockey a chance to […] READ MORE


With Rebranding, Cleveland Monsters Lose Sense of Identity

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The past year has been one of great change for the Lake Erie Monsters organization. After becoming the AHL affiliate of the in-state Columbus Blue Jackets and winning a Calder Cup, the Monsters decided to reimagine their identity as a franchise. On Tuesday, Monsters’ management unveiled this new vision at an event in downtown Cleveland, and the fans have […] READ MORE


TSP: Columbus Blue Jackets Prospects

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2016 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. I will follow the order of […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Farm Team to Move to Laval for 2017-18 Season

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In a move that has been expected for some time the Montreal Canadiens farm team will be relocating to Laval for the 2017-18 season. The team will play in the newly built Place Bell. The AHL team is currently playing as the St. John’s Ice Caps, as the Canadiens signed a two-year deal with the city […] READ MORE