PROVIDENCE, R.I.- The American Hockey League announced today, April 18, that Providence Bruins goaltender Brandon Bussi has been named CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending April 17, 2022.  Bussi, 23, made his professional debut on Saturday in Lehigh Valley making 28 saves on 30 shots earning his first professional win in a 3-2

Maple Leafs Sign Nicholas Abruzzese To A Two-year, Entry-level Contract

by Staff Writer @MapleLeafs / March 26, 2022 The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed forward Nicholas Abruzzese to a two-year, entry-level contract for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 seasons. The average annual value of the contract is $850,000.  Abruzzese, 22, has posted 33 points (9G, 24A) in 28 games with Harvard University

Rinne’s No. 35 to be retired by Predators on Thursday

‘Perfect player to cheer for’ was face of franchise on, off ice for Nashville by Kevin Woodley / Independent Correspondent Pekka Rinne‘s No. 35 will be retired Thursday when the Nashville Predators host the Dallas Stars at Bridgestone Arena (8:30 p.m. ET; BSSO, BSSW, ESPN+, NHL LIVE). But if you ask his protege, they


From Latvia to the ECHL, AHL and now the NHL, Kristians Rubins has taken the long route to get an opportunity with the Toronto Maple Leafs. But he’s here now and ready to make the most of his chance. DEC 7, 2021 STEVEN ELLIS Kristians Rubins never seemed to be high on the Toronto Maple

CBJ recall forward Justin Danforth from Cleveland Monsters

by Blue Jackets Staff @BlueJacketsNHL /  November 14, 2021 The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled forward Justin Danforth from the Cleveland Monsters, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Danforth, 28, has tallied two goals and three assists for five points in eight games with the Monsters this

Filip Lindberg Named AHL Goaltender of the Month

November 1, 2021 – Nick Hart WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The American Hockey League announced today that Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins goaltender Filip Lindberg has been named AHL Goaltender of the Month for October. Lindberg posted a 1.71 goals against average and .942 save percentage through his first four AHL starts. The rookie is tied for the league lead with

Boston Bruins Sign Erik Haula and Tomas Nosek to Multi-Year Contracts

July 28, 2021 by Jonathan Amatulli The Boston Bruins have signed forwards Erik Haula and Tomas Nosek to multi-year deals. Nosek signed a two-year, $3.5 million contract, and Haula signed for two years and $4.75 million. After losing several depth forwards in free agency, general manager Don Sweeney has made his moves in an effort to replace