Thursday, February 21, 2019

AHL

Grading the Goalies

Unlike last season, the Chicago Wolves have used just three goaltenders to date - Max Lagace, Oscar Dansk and Zach Fucale, who have each played 22, 27 and 4 games in net for the Wolves, respectively. The Wolves have also been consistently in a playoff position this year, which is a far cry from the 5-11-4-2 start of the 2017-18 season, and goaltending has played a large part of that.

Checking vs. Angling & Creating Separation

As a lot of you may realize, hockey is evolving and changing. I say it all the time; I had an up-close experience seeing that change over the past ten years!

Hershey Takes Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Shootout

On the heels of what has been (to this point) an inconsistent season, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins needed two points Wednesday at the GIANT Center.

Choices

Just like when I was playing, I also have people that I look up to and try to learn from as a coach

Amanda Spielberger’s Best Shots: Bakersfield Condors vs. Texas Stars – 1/9/19

Check out some of Amanda Spielberger's best shots from the contest between the Bakersfield Condors and Texas Stars on January 9, 2019.

Tuesday Takeaways – Week #17

Samantha Hoffmann and Matthew Harding look at two players who could move at the NHL Trade Deadline and two teams who have shaken off poor starts to the season.

“Elite Teams”

Go to any youth ballpark, football or soccer field, basketball court, and even hockey rink and you will hear about these “select or all-star teams.” 

All Star Recap; Wolves Enter Second Half With Vengeance

We’ve hit the halfway point of the AHL season, and Wolves fans have a few things to be excited about. Just like last season*, the Chicago Wolves have 3 players who were named as AHL All Stars.

Tuesday Takeaways – Week #16

In this week’s Tuesday Takeaways, Samantha Hoffmann and Matthew Harding the major storylines from the AHL & ECHL

Tuesday Takeaways – Week #15

From the major storylines from the ECHL's first half to how not to handle a crisis situation,  this week in minor league hockey whets your appetite in headline news.