AHL Central Division

Dean Evason

The Columbus Blue Jackets Select Dean Evason As New Head Coach

Earlier this afternoon the Columbus Blue Jackets organization announced that Dean Evason is the new head coach. This comes after GM Don Waddell announced the relieving of former head coach Pascal Vincent in June. The details of Evason’s contract haven’t been revealed yet but it is a multi-year deal. Dean Evason was most recently the […]

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Moose Bolster Depth With Trio of Signings

The Manitoba Moose announced today that the team has signed forwards Ben King and Tyson Empey alongside defenseman Darick Louis-Jean to one-year contracts through the 2024-25 season. Getting to Know Ben King Ben King, 22, posted 30 points (15G, 15A) and 20 PIMs in 61 AHL games for the San Diego Gulls in the 2023-24 […]

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AHL: Manitoba Moose Release 2024-25 Schedule

The Manitoba Moose alongside the American Hockey League announced the Moose’s 72-game schedule for the 2024-25 regular season. The Moose begin their 25th season on the road against the Iowa Wild for a two-game stint on October 12th and 13th. Manitoba will finish up their road trip against the Grand Rapids Griffins for another two-game […]

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Sammy Walker playing for the Minnesota Wild in their new third jersey called the '78s.

MN Wild Re-Sign Chisholm, Raska, and Walker

Over the past three days, the Minnesota Wild have signed a one-year contract with three young players. Defenseman Declan Chisholm ($1 million) and forwards Adam Raska ($775k NHL/$97.5k AHL) and Sammy Walker ($775k NHL/$125k AHL) have agreed on their contract with the Wild organization. Chisholm was picked up by Minnesota after the Winnipeg Jets put […]

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AHL: Moose Ink Liwiski to One-Year Contract

The Manitoba Moose announced on Tuesday, July 9th, that they’ve signed forward Mark Liwiski to a one-year contract that will expire at the end of the 2024-25 season. Liwiski, 22, is a local product from Dauphin, Manitoba and spent most of his 2023-24 season in the ECHL, but did manage to suit up in seven […]

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ECHL: Norfolk Admirals Extend Head Coach Jeff Carr With Multi-Year Contract

After what was a tremendous season that made the city of Norfolk extremely proud, the Norfolk Admirals extended their bench boss, Jeff Carr, to a multi-year contract. Carr led the Admirals to a winning season during the 2023-24 season, which was the first since they re-joined the league for the 2016-17 season. The Admirals collected […]

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Manitoba Moose Sign Three Defensemen

The Manitoba Moose have signed Dawson Barteaux, Ashton Sautner, and Ben Zloty to two-year contracts through the 2025-26 season. The first of two Manitoba locals signed, Dawson Barteaux recently appeared in 45 games for the Manitoba Moose during the 2023-24 season. Hailing from Foxwarren, Manitoba, the 24-year-old defenseman posted 19 points (5G, 14A) and also […]

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Juuse Saros star of the game.

Smashville’s Loading Up for the 2024-25 Season

The offseason has just begun, and the NHL has been moving and grooving at a nonstop pace since. The Nashville Predators had a solid showing at the 2024 draft, picking up eight new prospects, but kept the momentum moving right into the first day of free agency. So far, the Predators have resigned or signed […]

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Winnipeg Jets

Key Manitoba Moose Players Sign With New Teams

The Manitoba Moose are going to look a little more different next season as three key players have signed with other teams. Jeffrey Viel, Jeff Malott, and Kyle Capobianco have signed with new teams ahead of the 2024-25 season. Viel, 27, signed a two-year deal with the Boston Bruins carrying an average annual value of […]

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Wild Add More Depth Veterans in Iowa

After signing Yakov Trenin to a contract with term and bringing in two depth pieces, the Minnesota Wild have signed six more veteran players to help the Iowa Wild. The AHL team struggled last year when their team was stripped of veteran players because of injuries in Minnesota. The young players need mentors and this […]

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