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Stanley Cup Finals Coverage – Mustangs win the Stanley Cup

FINALS: Vancouver Heroes (2) vs. London Mustangs (5) Mustangs win Stanley Cup, defeat Heroes 7-4 The Mustangs’ players mobbed Rick Nash after time expired on Sunday to begin their Stanley Cup celebration. As the final seconds ticked away, the magnitude of the moment began to overwhelm Mustangs’ forward Rick Nash. He bent over on the ice […]

Live Play-by-Play Coverage of the 2010 AFHL Awards Show

September 6th, 2010 Pre-show: Red Carpet Arrivals The red carpet is a go, the fans turned out in full force and we’re now about 10 minutes from the start of the 2010 AFHL Awards ceremony at Hotel Le St. James in Montreal, Quebec. Hello everyone. This is Harry Beaver speaking to you from the gondola […]

New rivalry formed between Heroes and Phantoms

Rauscher and Beckman exchange words New rivalry is formed between Vancouver and Buffalo September 16th, 2010 The GMs of the Vancouver Heroes and Buffalo Phantoms are already jawing back and forth. In analyzing the Buffalo Phantoms team roster, Ben Rauscher (Vancouver Heroes GM) remarked, “When Anderson (Phantoms goalie) falls back down to earth like space […]

Chiefs-Killers ready to add another chapter to rivalry

February 28th, 2011 Almost everyone has read it, witnessed it, and knows about it: the vicious, heated rivalry between the Deer Park Chiefs and the Fort Drum Killers. The players hate each other, and so do the GMs. Another chapter of this storied rivalry will be written this week — the teams’ first meeting since […]

Chiefs vs. Killers matchup gets ugly

March 7th, 2011 It didn’t take long for the matchup between the Fort Drum Killers and Deer Park Chiefs to turn ugly. When the dust settled it was the Killers taking a 5-4 win in a fight-filled, trash-talking affair in their final matchup of the regular season. It was the stuff the 15,592 in attendance had in mind when […]

Finals Preview; GMs of Washington and Vancouver talk on AFHL Hour

March 28th, 2011 Well, there you have it. The two best teams in the AFHL are set to do battle in the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals. So which team to choose? The Power, of course, are the favorites; they have been a powerhouse from day one this season. In September, the Heroes were picked by […]

Stanley Cup Finals Coverage – Washington Power win Stanley Cup

Washington Power win the 2011 AFHL Stanley Cup!  Washington Power (2) vs. (5) Vancouver Heroes  April 3rd, 2011 Teemu Selanne zig-zagged through the crowd, long after the trophy presentation, his eyes turning every which way. Still on skates and in full gear — minus his gloves, helmet and stick — Selanne was trying his best to see […]

Firestorm ready to begin quest for repeat as champs

Marquee matchups and quick hits around the league January 19th, 2013 After a Stanley Cup championship run that stunned everybody but the players in the Hamilton Firestorm locker room, they’re ready to attempt the improbable again.   The Firestorm will launch the lockout shortened AFHL season today by handing out their rings and raising their […]

Surprise starts stealing early attention

Lakehead beats Toronto in opening week grudge match; Early season surprises and shockers around the league January 28th, 2013 The IceHoles and Red Devils talked trash, laid the smack down, and played one wildly entertaining matchup to open the 2013 regular season. After nine months, one lockout, and only days of training camp, fans packed […]