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  1. DiPietro gets a shot with Canes' AHL club

    Scott Burnside

    The door to the NHL hasn't opened wide for former No. 1 draft pick Rick DiPietro, but a professional tryout by the Carolina Hurricanes with their American Hockey League affiliate in Charlotte opens it a crack, and that's a crack that didn't exist las...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  2. Commodore back in AHL with a mission

    Scott Burnside

    NEW YORK -- There is something more circular than arc-like about the path Mike Commodore's career has taken. Seven years ago, the big defenseman was coming off a trip to the 2004 Stanley Cup finals with the Calgary Flames when coach and GM Darryl ...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  3. NHL - AHL goaltender Barry Brust sets shutout record the hard way...

    Scott Burnside

    Barry Brust eclipsed the shutout record set by Johnny Bower in 1957, but he didn't take a normal route to 268 minutes, 17 seconds of scoreless hockey, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  4. NHL - Goaltender Curtis McElhinney enjoying ride after injury thr...

    Scott Burnside

    Curtis McElhinney's career was almost ended by an injury, but now the young netminder has rejuvenated his career with a starring role for the AHL's Springfield Falcons, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2012
  5. Cameron Schilling stands out in Hershey

    Scott Burnside

    HERSHEY, Pa. -- The American Hockey League season is in its infancy and there's still hope for an NHL season of some kind (although that hope diminishes with every passing moment), but already it's clear the infusion of young NHL talent at the AHL le...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  6. NHL - Washington Capitals' Adam Oates honing coaching skills in A...

    Scott Burnside

    Making Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates the co-coach of the AHL's Hershey Bears has the potential to be a disaster, or everyone could end up coming out on top, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2012
  7. Talk about an admirable streak

    Scott Burnside

    With the nightly drama that is the stretch run in the NHL unfolding like an Agatha Christie whodunit, it's easy to overlook other hockey stories. But we were taken by the story of the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL for a number of reasons. First, the...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  8. Edmonton Oilers' Sheldon Souray loaned to Washington Capitals' AH...

    Scott Burnside

    Edmonton defenseman Sheldon Souray has been loaned to the Washington Capitals' American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2010
  9. 2010 NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals won't hesitate to play AHL...

    Scott Burnside

    Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau said he would have no hesitation to use AHL call-up Karl Alzner in Wednesday's Game 7 against the Canadiens, despite the game's win or go home high stakes.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  10. 2010 NHL Playoffs: Montreal Canadiens call up defenseman P.K. Sub...

    Scott Burnside

    The Canadiens have called up top-rated defensive prospect P.K. Subban to their roster from the American Hockey League and he is expected to play in Monday's do-or-die Game 6 against the Capitals on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2010
  11. Albany River Rats' crash was harrowing

    Scott Burnside

    This is where the game and life intersect, on a black, snowy highway somewhere between Lowell, Mass., and Albany, N.Y. The Albany River Rats, the AHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes, had just been defeated by the Lowell Devils, New Jersey's far...

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2009
  12. First-round breakdown: Sabres vs. Islanders

    Scott Burnside

    Although Scott Burnside loves a Cinderella story, he believes this is one upset the Islanders just can't pull off.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2007
  13. New rules put to the test in AHL

    Scott Burnside

    From wider blue lines to shootouts, the AHL has put new rule changes to the test.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2005
  14. Hockey very much alive in AHL

    Scott Burnside

    Hockey is alive and well in the American Hockey League, which is enjoying one of its greatest seasons.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2005
  15. AHL already reaping benefits of lockout

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL has shut down, but the likes of Eric Staal, Jay Bouwmeester and (possibly) Dominik Hasek will still be playing at a rink near you.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2004