AHL: Kozun dominates, Berube backstops Monarchs win

Sometimes, life kicks you when you’re already down. Having lost their entire first line of Tyler Toffoli, Linden Vey, and Tanner Pearson, as well as starting goalie Martin Jones, Manchester was dealt even more setbacks Saturday night. The team was without four additional players, as Nick Shore (foot), Brian O’Neill (broken hand), Ian O’Connor (high [...]

AHL: Morris makes history, Monarchs win, lose two more players

Once a year, the Manchester Monarchs hold a special Education Day game, where they play before noon and invite thousands of local school kids. This year’s version was one for the history books.
Entering the game, head coach Mark Morris sat at 299 professional wins. One more would make the bench boss hockey’s first person to [...]

AHL: Highlights and notes from Manchester’s late victory on Saturday

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
ST. JOHN’S, NF – Right wing Brian O’Neill scored an unassisted, shorthanded goal with 13 seconds remaining in the game to give the Manchester Monarchs a 3-2 win over the St. John’s IceCaps at Mile One Centre on Saturday night.  Monarchs Head Coach Mark Morris is [...]

AHL: Pearson and Weal lead the way after Manchester loses two players

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
PROVIDENCE, RI – Left wing Tanner Pearson, center Jordan Weal and right wing Brandon Kozun each collected three-points as the Manchester Monarchs topped the Providence Bruins, 5-2, at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center on Friday night.
Manchester (7-1-1-2) leads the Atlantic Division with 17 points.  Providence (5-5-1-0) is [...]

AHL: Toffoli nets two in Monarchs win, roster move could be next

The Monarchs likely took to the ice with revenge on their minds Saturday, after dropping the first game of a back-to-back set against the visiting St. John’s IceCaps the night before. With Kings GM Dean Lombardi in attendance once again, Manchester used a four goal second period to ultimately come out on top 5-3 in [...]

AHL: Notes and highlights – Monarchs drop first game in regulation

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Coming in to Friday night’s game, the Monarchs had not lost a game in regulation. With Kings GM Dean Lombardi, his Special Assistant Jack Ferreira and Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Yannetti in attendance, the Monarchs finally met their match in the St. John’s [...]

AHL: Highlights and notes from Berube’s season debut for Monarchs

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs fought back but fell short in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Sunday afternoon.
Manchester (4-0-1-2) leads the top of the Atlantic Division with 11 points.  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (6-0-0-0) leads the East Division with [...]

AHL: Highlights and notes from Monarchs shootout win vs. Bruins

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MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs improved their shootout record to 3-2 on the season as they edged the Providence Bruins, 5-4 in the shootout, in their Home Opener at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Saturday night.
Manchester (4-0-0-2) leads the Atlantic Division with 10 points.  Providence [...]

2013-14 Manchester Monarchs Home Opener Preview

The following article was prepared by Andy Tonge, who is based in New Hampshire and will serve as our AHL correspondent throughout the season. Although his primary focus will be weekly coverage of the Manchester Monarchs, he’ll also be sharing notes, quotes and observations related to other top prospects playing in the AHL.
Starting the season [...]

Highlights and notes from Manch – first playoff win of 2013

After dropping the first two games of their best-of-five series with the Springfield Falcons, Manchester picked up their first playoff win of 2013 and now prepares for a crucial Game 4 on Saturday night.
Here are some highlights from Game 3, including a goal by Kings prospect Nick Deslauriers…

Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ [...]