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2012 AFHL All-Star Game Coverage

All-Star Team G A P +/- PPP SHP GWG W GAA SV% SV SHO Score American Conference 8 13 21 19 0 0 0 0 3.00 .750 9 0 4 Canadian Conference 7 5 12 3 0 0 1 0 3.00 .786 11 0 3 FINAL Recap article to be posted Monday afternoon * Denotes […]

Christmas in February: The AFHL Trade Deadline Frenzy

February 21st, 2012 Christmas comes once a year, but not for the GMs in the Amazing Fantasy Hockey League, who usually get to celebrate twice a year. The first Christmas occurs in June when a fresh crop of 18-year-old hopefuls are scooped up in the annual entry draft. That is the cheap Christmas. On Tuesday, […]

2012 AFHL Trade Deadline Recap

February 28th, 2012 5:15 am Pierre Lebrun: A little after 5 am… It’s the calm before the storm… 5:20 am  Barry Melrose: And so it begins… wonder which teams will be the first to make some noise… We’re ready. 5:52 am  Bob McKenzie: Happy Trade Deadline Day everyone! 5:59 am  Scott Burnside: Can’t help but wonder what kind […]

2012 AFHL Playoffs Preview

March 12th, 2012 It went down to the last night of the regular season again to determine their identities, but we now know the 8 teams that will begin their march to the summit of Mount Stanley. For AFHL fans, there is no better time of year than when your team is one that has […]

First Round Recap

Warriors defeat Mustangs in a controversial first round series The Mustangs believe they should be in the second round. A long and thrilling series ended too quickly for the London Mustangs and the North Bay Warriors walked off into the second round of the playoffs under a cloud of controversy. The series was tied 5-5 […]

Second Round Recap

Phantoms, Warriors take each other to the limit; Phantoms going to Finals Buffalo Phantoms forward Sidney Crosby tallied two goals and six assists for eight points in a series that will never be forgotten. “It’s surreal right now,” Phantoms forward Sidney Crosby said while wearing a T-shirt that was drenched in champagne. “It’s still fresh, […]

2012 AFHL Stanley Cup Finals Preview: Hamilton vs. Buffalo

TV: VERSUS (HD), NBC (HD), CBC (HD) March 26th, 2012 BIG STORY — It’s been an amazing AFHL playoff season that has flown by too fast. But that means we’re down to the best time of year when the top two franchises face off for the 2012 Stanley Cup, and with Game 1 starting on Monday […]

Chiefs-Heroes Rivalry Heating Up

Nellany and Rauscher Exchange Words VS.  The bad blood between the Deer Park Chiefs and Vancouver Heroes intensified Tuesday, as Mike Nellany, coach of the Deer Park Chiefs got into a verbal spat with Ben Rauscher, coach of the Vancouver Heroes. An AFHL spokesperson said he did not know all of the details of the encounter between the coaches except for […]

The AFHL Draft – Full Results

ROUND 1  R1P1: Boston Giants >> Evgeni Malkin (C) R1P2: Oshawa City Leafs >> Alexander Ovechkin (RW) R1P3: Buffalo Phantoms >> Sidney Crosby (C) R1P4: Deer Park Chiefs >> Henrik Lundqvist (G) R1P5: St. John’s Red Wings >> Pavel Datsyuk (C) R1P6: Manhattan Supermen >> Roberto Luongo (G) R1P7: Washington Power >> Patrick Kane (RW) […]

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 […]