Tag Archives: AHL

  • AHL Player Mitch Callahan Tweets Selfie After Taking Puck to the Face (Photo)

    AHL Player Mitch Callahan Tweets Selfie After Taking Puck to the Face (Photo)

    Selfies are all the rage now, with some people competing over who can take the baddest or rarest selfie in a dangerous or unlikely locale. But few Selfiesmiths have gone through what the Grand Rapids Griffins’ Mitch Callahan did before taking his own selfie to remember. Callahan was playing against the Iowa Wild, when the Wild’s […]

  • AHL Player Crawls Across Pavement, Past Cops to Fight Opponent (Video)

    AHL Player Crawls Across Pavement, Past Cops to Fight Opponent (Video)

    Emotions run very high during hockey games, so much so that fights breaking out are the rule rather than the exception. But even by hockey standards, the Rockford Ice Hogs’ Bobby Shea got a little nuts in a fight that broke out during a recent game against the Chicago Wolves. It happened after Shea gave […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 14th) — Gordie Howe

    This Day In Sports History (March 14th) — Gordie Howe

    It was on this day in 1997 that a 68-year-old Gordie Howe signed a contract with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch.  He was attempting to become the first player to play professional hockey in six consecutive decades. Unfortunately, Howe’s comeback had to be canceled because the Crunch were in the playoff hunt and could not afford […]

  • Check Out This Amazing Shootout Goal From the AHL Skills Competition (Video)

    Check Out This Amazing Shootout Goal From the AHL Skills Competition (Video)

    The AHL All-Star Game has an interesting format this year, as the NHL’s farm league has invited Färjestad BK of the Swedish Hockey League to St. John’s, Newfoundland, to take on the AHL’s best players.  But before they take part in the actual game, there was a skills competition.  And during it, viewers were treated to […]

  • AHL Hockey Player Gets Face Slashed Open By Teammate’s Skate Blade (Video)

    AHL Hockey Player Gets Face Slashed Open By Teammate’s Skate Blade (Video)

    Auto racing is probably the most dangerous sport in terms of constant potential for fatal injury. But when it comes to constant potential for gruesome injury, hockey takes the cake. No other sport has quite as many dangerous variables. That’s not to say you won’t see horrific soccer injuries, or horrific football injuries. Obviously, those […]

  • This Hockey Fight From the AHL Was Worth the Price of Admission (Video)

    This Hockey Fight From the AHL Was Worth the Price of Admission (Video)

    Hockey fans all over the world are certainly grateful that by this time next week the NHL will be back in action. However, the absence of the NHL over the last four months hasn’t deprived us of noteworthy hockey highlights. After all, many NHLers were keeping sharp by playing over in Europe (sometimes in the […]

  • Check Out This WWE Style Hockey Brawl Courtesy of the AHL (Video)

    Check Out This WWE Style Hockey Brawl Courtesy of the AHL (Video)

    I miss the NHL as much as anybody, but I have to admit that there is an awful lot to like about those lesser-known hockey leagues. For one thing, you have awesome team names you don’t get in the NHL, like the Adirondack Phantoms, Charlotte Checkers, Lake Eerie Monsters, and Rockford IceHogs. And for another […]

  • AHL’s Abbotsford Heat Scores Two Goals In 3 Seconds (Video)

    AHL’s Abbotsford Heat Scores Two Goals In 3 Seconds (Video)

    In the world of sports, you wouldn’t think that there is much an athlete can accomplish in just three seconds, but as we’ve learned in the past, that couldn’t be further from the truth. For starters, there was little-known MMA fighter Steve Ramirez who needed just three seconds to record a knockout at a PureCombat […]

  • A Couple Of AHL Goalies Duked It Out Saturday Night (Video)

    A Couple Of AHL Goalies Duked It Out Saturday Night (Video)

    Hey, NHL, who needs you? You think other hockey leagues don’t give us great goals and line brawls?  Well, they do!  And while sometimes the highlights from these other leagues aren’t quite as impressive at the ones we’d get from the NHL,that certainly isn’t always the case. Take this goalie fight from Saturday night, for […]