This week’s ATA Offseason Update features more free agency news and an interview with new Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins bench boss JD Forrest.
This week we discuss how COVID-19 could impact minor league players, with the head of the Professional Hockey Players Association Larry Landon and we’ll preview an upcoming online charity telethon in Hershey, PA with Chocolate Hockey’s Kyle Mace.
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.
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.
This week on ATA,
Patrick and David discuss how the NHL trade deadline has trickled down to AHL teams and get you set for the AHL movement deadline coming up.
This week on episode 16 of Around The A,
We check-in on which teams are on hot streaks out of the all star break, we go in depth on the the move of the San Antonio Rampage to Vegas and we learn about the Stockton Heat w/ Broadcaster Chris Picher and the San Diego Gulls w/ Digital + In Game Host Emily Harlan and Broadcaster Andy Zilch.
This week we go over some of the additions/subtractions from the rosters for the upcoming AHL All Star Classic, plus we relive the 2019 Calder Cup run with Charlotte Checkers’ PxP man Jason Shaya and discuss the challenges facing the Lehigh Valley Phantoms this season, with Tony Androckitis of insideAHLhockey.com.
This week we preview the upcoming AHL All Star Classic, January 26/27 in Ontario, California.
Plus we speak to North Division All Star Head Coach Chris Taylor (Rochester Americans) and the AHL’s leading scorer Reid Boucher (Utica Comets), who received his third all star selection.
This week on Around The A,
The BellevilleSens and HersheyBears are hot, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms are slipping and the Milwaukee Admirals are still streaking.
Plus we chat Syracuse Crunch w/ Alex Ackerman from SB Nation’s Raw Charge, Rockford Ice Hogs w/ Mario Tirabassi from therink.com and more.
This week on Around the A,
– The Marlies name a replacement for Sheldon Keefe
– Milwaukee’s win streak ends in Texas
– There’s a goaltending shuffle in Laval
– A look at some of the up and coming D-men in the West
– A in-depth look at the Grand Rapids Griffins with Rachel Anderson and the Tucson Roadrunners with Brett Fera