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The Cleveland Monsters have signed forwards Adam Helewka and Brett Gallant and defenseman Cole Clayton to one-year American Hockey League contracts for the 2021-22 season. Helewka notched three goals and nine assists for 12 points in 25 games with Cleveland in 2020-21. In 214 regular-season AHL contests with Cleveland, Tucson, Milwaukee and San Jose, Helewka
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Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports This article was originally published in the Future Watch issue of The Hockey News. Quinton Byfield knows a thing or two about accuracy and understands that taking your shots when they’re available is the difference between winning and losing.  It’s why, during an off-season in which rolling lockdowns and pandemic-induced
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Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver Canucks NHL Hockey ‘I went through every different emotion … and you question things which is only natural. I had to lean on my mental-strength coach a lot during it.’ — Michael DiPietro on taxi-squad experience Author of the article: Ben Kuzma Michael DiPietro’s optimistic demeanour got a big boost with
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The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have signed forward Jamie Devane to an American Hockey League contract for the 2021-22 season. Devane, 30, previously played for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2019-20, when he recorded four goals and five assists in 36 games. Last season, Devane skated in 26 games with the AHL’s San Diego Gulls, tallying one goal. Originally a
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The Calgary Flames have named Stockton Heat head coach Cail MacLean as an assistant coach on their NHL staff. MacLean, 44, heads to the Flames following three seasons as the head coach of Calgary’s AHL affiliate in Stockton, during which time he guided the Heat to a record of 72-65-10-6. MacLean first joined the organization
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EDMONTON, AB – Goaltenders can sink or swim in the blue paint and Bakersfield Condors guardian Stuart Skinner treaded the tide just fine in his third season with the organization. The Edmonton product began 2020-21 in Oil Country and obtained his first career National Hockey League victory at Rogers Place before continuing his development in
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League has launched its 2021 AHL Team Business Summer Series, a month-long program of presentations and discussions hosted by the league’s Team Business Services department. Team and league front-office personnel from throughout the American Hockey League meet each summer to discuss best practices and innovative ideas in several areas,
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The Philadelphia Flyers have named Ian Laperriere head coach of the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Laperriere, 47, has spent the last eight seasons as an assistant coach with the Flyers, following one season as the team’s director of player development. “We’re very happy to have Ian serve as the next head coach of the Phantoms,”
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Cleveland Monsters goaltender Brad Thiessen announced his retirement on Thursday following a 12-year pro career spent primarily in the American Hockey League. Thiessen, 35, spent the last six seasons in Cleveland following stints with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (2009-13), Norfolk Admirals (2013-14) and Adirondack Flames (2014-15). In 290 career regular-season appearances in the AHL, Thiessen posted
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that forward T.J. Tynan of the Colorado Eagles has been voted the winner of the Les Cunningham Award as the AHL’s most valuable player for the 2020-21 season. The award was voted on by coaches, players and members of the media in each of the league’s
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