Category: American Hockey League

Conference final berth for Ads best among AHL’s Midwest connections

By Jim den Hollander  Editor/Publisher  The American Hockey League is the top feeder league to the NHL and features several Midenwest connections.   There are seven teams including affiliates for all five Midwest-based NHL teams along with the Milwaukee Admirals, the top farm team to the Nashville Predators. The Ads play in the Central

Wolves lose Golden Knights affiliation

By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher The Chicago Wolves can empathize with a player traded frequently of the course of their careers. The Las Vegas Golden Knights have already left the building in Rosemont, Ill, joining the trend of teams moving their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliates a little closer to home. The Knights will

Ryczek signs to patrol IceHogs blueline

ROCKFORD, Ill.  (Courtesy Rockford IceHogs) – The American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs today (July 18, 2019)  announced they have agreed to terms with defenseman Jake Ryczek (Rhy-zick) on a one-year contract that runs through the 2019-20 season. Ryczek, 21, completed his first full season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) last season, notching 33

Wild, Monsters get early start on 2019-20 AHL season

By Jim den Hollander editor When announcing the schedule for the upcoming season at, the sidebar is generally, the subtractions, additions or moves in the team standings. For the American Hockey League this summer is a rarity with no changes at all. The 31 teams will not only all be returning for the