Season Preview – Around the League

 October 6th, 2011 And the wait is finally over. AFHL arenas will be jumping tonight as each team will take the ice in their first matchups of the 2011-12 regular season. Let’s take a look around the league…  Boston Giants: Evgeni Malkin is simply fantastic. A lot of people are predicting a career year […]

Trash talking leads to thrown punches in Toronto/Lakehead’s first matchup

December 6th, 2011 The Lakehead Thunderwolves were trailing the Toronto Red Devils for most of their Week 8 matchup until they got goals from Jaromir Jagr, Luke Adam, and Logan Couture to end the matchup in a tie and remain the only undefeated team in the AFHL. But it was what was said throughout the matchup between Toronto coach Jordan Carbone and Lakehead coach Jason Briggs that had everyone […]

Nellany draws first blood on eve of Chiefs/Killers rivalry matchup

GM Nellany draws first blood on the eve of the Killers-Chiefs rivalry matchup December 12th, 2011 “In a rivalry matchup like this, the team that draws first blood normally has an advantage the whole week,” Deer Park GM Mike Nellany told a reporter late last night. “We’re going to draw first blood.” Nellany did just that on Monday morning […]

New Year’s Resolutions Around the AFHL

January 2nd, 2012 From top to bottom, every team in the Amazing Fantasy Hockey League has some important decisions to make in the coming months. Some may say that all teams are looking for the same things: a Sidney Crosby-sized forward with an indestructible head, a 25 year old Nicklas Lidstrom and the next coming […]

AFHL announces Buffalo as host of 2012 All-Star Game

City of Buffalo to get a crack at its first AFHL All-Star Game January 16th, 2012 The Buffalo Phantoms will host the 2012 AFHL All-Star Game, the League and team announced Monday. The mid-season showcase weekend will be Jan. 28 and 29. “We know Buffalo can do a fantastic job of hosting hockey events,” AFHL Commissioner Tony Furino said. […]

AFHL announces coaches and players eligible for All-Star Game

January 23rd, 2012 The AFHL will showcase it’s best and brightest on January 28th in Buffalo at the Phantoms’ home ice arena, as the American Conference will take on the Canadian Conference in the third annual AFHL All-Star Game. On Monday morning, the AFHL released the list of eligible players for both conferences and now […]

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 All-Star Game Recap

Gaborik shines in Buffalo; American Conference wins third straight All-Star Game January 30th, 2012 Boston Giants‘ forward Marian Gaborik walked away with MVP honors at the third annual AFHL All-Star Game. The superstar forward had a hat trick and an assist for four points in helping the American Conference beat the Canadian Conference by a final score […]