Power Rankings – 2010 New Year’s Resolutions

The first ever AFHL season is nearing the halfway point, but the 2009 portion of the schedule is complete after Thursday night’s action. That means it’s time for the time-honored tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. The theme for these Power Rankings are suggestions for what each team should pledge to accomplish in the upcoming […]

AFHL’s Future is Bright – News Conference

News Conference from January 11th, 2010 The Amazing Fantasy Hockey League held a media conference call with commissioner Anthony Furino, on Monday, Jan. 11 to answer questions pertaining to the 2010 AFHL Playoffs and beyond. He discussed the state of the AFHL, as well as the rules changes like the Trade-Review Process, the Trading Deadline, […]

Heroes – Chiefs rivalry takes center stage

Victor Hedman, the Deer Park Chiefs’ Swedish-born star, remains a man of few words as he learns English and its tricky nuances. One subject, though, gets him talking, and a lot: the Vancouver Heroes, the opponent the 19-year-old Hedman already loves to hate. The young, talented defenseman still talks about the matchup against the Heroes in the […]

Players eligible to play in the 2010 AFHL All-Star Game

The following players are eligible to play in the 2010 AFHL All-Star Game based on Olympic Rosters. All-Star Coaches must select: 3 Centers, 3 Left Wingers, 3 Right Wingers, 1 Utility, 4 Defensemen, and 2 Goalies.   AMERICAN CONFERENCE Head Coach: Daryn Beckman – Phantoms Assistant Coach: Mike Bassett – Stars   Saku Koivu (C) […]

Starting Lineups Announced for the 2010 AFHL All-Star Game

Ben Rauscher and Daryn Beckman announced their starting lineups Wednesday for the midseason classic, and the star players that were chosen truly are amazing. Alexander Ovechkin, the AFHL’s leading point-getter, was one of three Oshawa City Leafs chosen to represent the Canadian Conference at the All-Star Game next week. He was chosen along with teammates […]

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) […]

Talking AFHL hockey with Gary Thorne

Anything is possible as we head into the final quarter of the 09-10 AFHL Regular Season. Comment from Gary Thorne: Hello all. Thanks for the time and lets go. Steve from Miami, FL: Which AFHL team has the best goalie? What do you think about Chiefs Henrik Lundqvist? Gary Thorne: I take Brodeur or Miller […]