Category: Around The A

Around The A Podcast Season 1 Episode 27 – In-Depth Discussion with Outgoing AHL President and CEO Dave Andrews

This week we’re thrilled to have an extended in-depth discussion with outgoing AHL President and CEO Dave Andrews on his career, the transition to a new league boss and what’s to come post-COVID.

Around The A Season 1 Episode 26 with Kevin Oklobzija

This week we run down some of the big AHL names that have decided to make the jump to the KHL in Russia, chat about Dave Andrews’ tenure winding down and get the results of the Conference Final round for our “What-If” playoff poll.

Plus, we’re joined by longtime reporter covering the Rochester Americans, Kevin Oklobzija, to discuss the major cuts in the Buffalo/Rochester Hockey Operation Departments.

A great show as always, check it out!

Around The A Season 1 Episode 25 with Karl Taylor and Kate Allgood

This week we’re joined by the American Hockey League’s Coach of the Year Karl Taylor of the Milwaukee Admirals, to talk about his team’s impressive campaign and we discuss how players might be dealing with their forced time off with @SDGullsAHL Sports Psychology Consultant Kate Allgood.

Plus plenty of headlines, including the formation of a Return to Play Task Force, massive hockey ops changes in Buffalo/Rochester, and some trouble with the expansion franchise in Palm Springs.

Around The A Podcast Season 1 Episode 21 with Mike McKenna and Ken Wiebe

This week we discuss the AHL’s All-Rookie team and season All-Stars for 2019-20, along with some affiliation news and the completion of the deal to build a new arena for the incoming Vegas farm club.

We’ll go further in-depth on the Vegas move with long-time goaltender-turned-broadcaster Mike McKenna and chat with veteran hockey writer Ken Wiebe, of The Athletic.

Around The A Podcast Season 1 Episode 19 with Rob Lippolis and Gerry Cantlon

This week we’ll discuss how the coronavirus situation is affecting the AHL (and beyond), we’ll talk about the new partnership between the Springfield Thunderbirds and St. Louis Blues and over some of the other top headlines from the past couple weeks.

We’ll also check in on the Binghamton Devils with Rob Lippolis, as they push towards a long-awaited playoff birth.

Plus veteran AHL reporter Gerry Cantlon joins us for a Hartford Wolf Pack update and more.