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Detroit revs up for 2010 AFHL All-Star Game

Joe Thornton of the Hamilton Outlaws talks with reporters about the AFHL All Star Game. AFHL all-star fever is spreading in downtown Detroit as fans brave the cold to kick off weekend festivities leading up to the big game starting on Monday. Hundreds of fans lined up outside tents near the Gladiators Arena Saturday to […]

2010 AFHL All-Star Game Results & Coverage

Truly ‘Amazing’ Show; Lundqvist helps American Conference come from behind to Win First Ever AFHL All-Star Game AFHL preening over All-Star successes, story lines A capacity crowd of 17,980 at the Detroit Gladiators Ice Arena witnessed a truly amazing AFHL All-Star Game. Deer Park Chiefs Henrik Lundqvist’s perfect goaltending helped the American Conference come-from-behind to defeat the […]

Counting down to the AFHL Trade Deadline

Can you smell the meat on the burner? Choice cuts have been in display cases for some time now, including the prime rib known as Alexander Semin which continues to have Boston Giants fans drooling. Earlier this week, an AFHL analyst might have shot down one rumor with a report that the Castlegar Wolves have pooh-poohed suggestions they were shopping Brad Richards. Guess which […]

2010 AFHL Trade Deadline Coverage (Team-by-Team)

Click HERE for the Trade Deadline Tracker Trade Deadline Fallout : Team-By-Team Team Name In Out Boston Giants None None Buffalo Phantoms Manny Legace (G) Shawn Horcoff (C) Castlegar Wolves Andrew Cogliano (C) Michal Handzus (C) Deer Park Chiefs Anze Kopitar (C) Thomas Hickey (D) Dustin Brown (RW) Mikhail Grabovski (C) Corey Perry (RW) Brent Seabrook (D) […]

The AFHL Stanley Cup chase begins

You won’t find any true bracket-busters in the first-ever AFHL Stanley Cup playoffs. There are 8 teams in the hunt for the silver chalice, and from top to bottom every club can make a case that it can skate off with the AFHL’s biggest prize. Going into the final week of the regular season, three […]

First Round Playoffs Coverage

1st ROUND: Hollywood Stars (3) vs. Manhattan Supermen (6) Stars move on to face Heroes; Offseason changes likely for Supermen   Supermen forward Tuomo Ruutu fights for a third time on Friday night against the Hollywood Stars.   In the regular season, they scored far more goals and points than the Stars and were ranked third in the […]

Second Round Playoffs Coverage

2nd ROUND: Buffalo Phantoms (1) vs. London Mustangs (5) Theodore meltdown costs Buffalo game, London going to Finals  Theodore gave up three goals on 10 shots on Sunday, in a pivotal Game 7 against the Mustangs. After winning the Presidents’ Trophy in the regular season, the Buffalo Phantoms came up empty-handed in the post-season. Jose Theodore gave up three goals on […]

Mustangs parade could be one of many for London

Office workers in button-down shirts and ties rubbed elbows with teenagers wearing championship jerseys as thousands of fans lined downtown streets at lunchtime Tuesday, celebrating the London Mustangs’ Stanley Cup victory. Mustang players, coaches and staff paraded through city streets in a motorcade, joined by city and county officials. Team Coach/GM Blake Wilson was the last Mustang in line, hoisting […]

Mustangs Begin Quest to Repeat

October 6th, 2010 Shortly before taking on the Victoria Vipers in Thursday night’s season opener, the London Mustangs will watch a Stanley Cup championship banner make its way to the rafters of their home ice arena. “When that happens you realize everything you accomplished last year is over with,” Rick Nash said of the banner-raising […]

Chiefs-Killers up the trash talking

December 14th, 2010 Theres a line for Fort Drum Killers GM Steven Stryska when it comes to trash talking. On Monday night, he felt Chiefs GM Mike Nellany crossed it during a Week 10 matchup with the Boston Giants. “He thinks because he won the award for Best Trash Talker last year, he can just say whatever he wants and get away with it,” said […]