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Thunderbirds, DU alum Gambrell earns weekly AHL honors after big weekend with Marlies

December 18th, 2023

The AHL announced today that Toronto Marlies forward Dylan Gambrell has been selected as the AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Dec. 17, 2023. Gambrell helped the Marlies secure a pair of road wins with a five-point weekend, registering two goals and three assists. On Friday night in Providence, Gambrell matched a…

Serving as captain for AHL’s Griffins ‘a huge honor’ for Littleton native, Hawks, T-Birds alum Didier

December 7th, 2023

Josiah Didier has pretty much done it all in the AHL, but he’s not done yet. The Littleton native was part of the Calder Cup-winning Charlotte Checkers team in 2019 and served as captain the past two seasons with the Providence Bruins. This season, the 30-year-old Didier wears the ‘C’ for the Grand Rapids Griffins,…

AHL’s Eagles tab longtime assistant Schneekloth as team’s new head coach

July 10th, 2023

A familiar face will be staying behind the Colorado Eagles’ bench for the 2023-24 season as last week, Aaron Schneekloth was named head coach of the Eagles. Schneekloth takes over for Greg Cronin, who was named the new head coach for the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks last month. Schneekloth has spent the last 10 years on…

Eagles coach Cronin makes jump from AHL to NHL, named new coach for Ducks

June 8th, 2023

The AHL’s Colorado Eagles have announced that head coach Greg Cronin has been named the new head coach of the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks. Cronin spent five seasons as the Eagles bench boss, compiling a record of 164-104-30 and leading the team to Calder Cup Playoffs appearances three times, with the AHL postseason being cancelled in…

Avalanche optimistic for ’23-24 despite losing Landeskog for entire season after knee surgery

May 27th, 2023

Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog missed the entire 2022-23 season with a knee injury. Now, the 30-year-old is out for the 2023-24 campaign after having successful knee surgery back on May 10. “Gabe Landeskog is a really special player in the NHL and for our team, his importance transcends to the ice,” said Avalanche GM…

Avalanche to open defense of Stanley Cup championship with first-round matchup against Kraken

April 17th, 2023

The Colorado Avalanche finished the 2022-23 NHL season first in the Central Division with a record of 51-24-7, good for 109 points. Colorado’s mark was also seventh-best in the 32-team league over the course of the regular season. Opening up the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Avalanche will start defense of their 2022 title playing the…

Avalanche bench boss Bednar inks three-year extension through ’26-27 season

March 22nd, 2023

Jared Bednar is sticking around for a while. Earlier this week, the Colorado Avalanche announced that their head coach has signed a three-year contract extension through the 2026-27 season, kicking in once Bednar’s current deal expires after the 2023-24 campaign. Bednar, who led the Avalanche to the 2022 Stanley Cup, is the winningest coach in…

Avalanche coach Bednar gets victory No. 266, now sits atop team coaching wins list

January 26th, 2023

Jared Bednar isn’t one for celebrations, unless, of course, that means the Colorado Avalanche wins the Stanley Cup. And while that indeed took place last June, Bednar eclipsed two more milestones this week in coaching his 500th NHL game (all with the Avs) and in beating the Washington Capitals 3-2 Tuesday night, Bednar earned win…

AHL’s Eagles off to hot start in ’22-23, take flight into first place

December 5th, 2022

It’s said that it takes a village to raise a child. If that’s the case, it might take a whole state or province to win a Stanley Cup championship. An astute assemblage of trades, free-agent signings, management of draft picks, player development, scouting and just a little old-fashioned luck all have to come together in…

Rampage alum, top scorer Moskal garners monthly honors from FPHL

December 2nd, 2022

The Federal Prospects Hockey League has announced that Elmira Mammoth forward Parker Moskal has been named the Player of the Month for October/November. Moskal played in 13 games for the Mammoth during the first two months and recorded 13 goals with 18 assists for 31 points to lead the league in scoring, putting together a…

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