Penguins take Game 1 from Blue Jackets

...minor-league affiliate after reaching a deal with Elmira (N.Y.) of the ECHL. Elmira will complement the Sabres' top affiliate, AHL Rochester. Both minor-league teams are located within 150 miles of Buffalo.Buffalo is in the midst of rebuilding from scratch...

Martin Brodeur victorious in possible finale with Devils

...Brodeur didn't have a lot of work against the Boston lineup that included four players called up from the club's Providence AHL affiliate, this was a love fest for the player who led the Devils to three Stanley Cup titles and five appearances in the championship...

Red-hot Bruins get another win on road

...League on Jan. 11.Grigorenko initially refused to report to Quebec, preferring to develop in Rochester of the American Hockey League. An agreement between the NHL and the Canadian Hockey League does not allow teenagers to play in the AHL.

Bruins beat Flyers, clinch East's best record, home-ice advantage

...he walked on the team. He went on to play for the Providence Bruins in the American Hockey League and the Toledo Walleye in the East Coast Hockey League. Glendening started this season with his hometown Grand Rapids Griffins in the AHL.

Flyers, Thrashers swap AHL players

...Thrashers for center Jarrod Skalde, who will be assigned to the AHL Philadelphia Phantoms. Skalde, 31, recorded 15 goals and 37...points and 71 penalty minutes in 64 games for the Thrashers' AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, this season. He was tied for...

AHL suspends three Philadelphia players for game-ending brawl

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Three members of the Philadelphia Phantoms were suspended by the AHL on Tuesday for their roles in a game-ending brawl against the Binghamton Senators over the weekend that forced officials to end...

Thrashers recall goalie from AHL

TORONTO -- The Atlanta Thrashers have recalled goaltender Milan Hnilicka from Chicago of the AHL. No. 1 goalie Byron Dafoe is day-to-day with a strained groin. The Thrashers play Toronto on Monday. Hnilicka, who began...

Thrashers recall Nurminen from AHL

...goalies for 48 hours because Damian Rhodes is day-to-day with a groin injury, recalled Pasi Nurminen from Chicago of the AHL on Friday. Nurminen, 26, is 5-8-1 with two shutouts and a 3.08 goals-against average this season for Chicago. He's...

Thrashers reassign Blatny to AHL

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Thrashers reassigned Zdenek Blatny to Chicago of the AHL on Monday, a day after he was called for the first time this season. Blatny was scoreless in a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia...

Captain earns promotion to AHL

...Augusta Lynx have lost captain Brad Ralph to the American Hockey League. The NHL's Phoenix Coyotes promoted Ralph to their AHL affiliate in Springfield, Mass., and the timing couldn't be worse for the Lynx. With 10 games left in the regular season...