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 […]

Hamilton wins the Stanley Cup!

Riots break out in chaotic Buffalo after loss April 2nd, 2012 While the Hamilton Firestorm beelined across the ice to mob their goaltender at the buzzer, hockey analyst Pierre McGuire ran up to Firestorm coach Gates Imbeau and asked him how it felt to be the AFHL’s best. “This is an incredible feeling, it’s hard […]

Hamilton celebrates Firestorm’s Stanley Cup Win

April 6th, 2012 Rays of sunlight beamed off the always-shiny Stanley Cup as it was held high by Hamilton Firestorm players, its first appearance in Hamilton after bringing hundreds of thousands of fans to their first championship parade in the city. “More overwhelming than I expected,” veteran forward Daniel Alfredsson said after riding one of […]