Gravel Impressing During AHL Rookie Season

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For a defensive-defenseman, being compared to two-time Stanley Cup winner Rob Scuderi is high praise. Yet, during his first three years at St. Cloud State University, Michigan-native Kevin Gravel did just that and looked destined for a future spot on the Los Angeles Kings blueline.
Then, Gravel was left with a decision – sign a professional contract […]

AHL: Patrik Bartosak’s Guide To Being A Better Driver

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If you have followed Kings prospect Patrik Bartosak on Twitter for any amount of time, you have probably already realized that the Czech native is not a big fan of other drivers (note: If you have a Twitter account, Bartosak is a must follow). After signing an entry level contract with Los Angeles near the […]

AHL: Bartosak Records First Shutout Of Season

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Finishing up yet another weekend with three games in three days, the Manchester Monarchs took the ice on Sunday looking to once again climb the rankings in the AHL’s Eastern Conference. Sitting in first place for most of the season, the team slipped down to third over the last few weeks. Having lost the night […]

AHL: Richards Records Two Points In Monarchs Comeback

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Through the first 40 minutes in Manchester on Friday night, the Monarchs looked like a team bound to lose a hockey game they had no business losing. Holding a 35-13 lead in shots, most would expect the hometown team to find themselves in the lead. Instead, they trailed 2-1, as they ran into a hot […]

AHL: San Diego Gulls Hockey Fest Report

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The Anaheim Ducks hosted “HockeyFest” in San Diego on Sunday to unveil the official name and logo of the new team that will compete in the AHL’s recently announced Pacific division.
As MayorsManor reported back on February 2, the Ducks new affiliate will be called the Gulls, a name with a longstanding history in San Diego […]

AHL: Monarchs Shutout At Home By Sharks

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After back-to-back, intense match-ups against the St. John’s IceCaps, the Manchester Monarchs looked to close out their weekend with a win against the Worcester Sharks. Unfortunately, the team came out flat and failed to create any offense, falling by a final score of 3-0.
The flat start for Manchester bit them in the behind, as Worcester […]

AHL: Miller Ices IceCaps In Overtime

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Fans who were in Manchester to watch the Monarchs take on the visiting St. John’s IceCaps on Friday were in for a sense of déjà vu when the two teams met for a rematch on Saturday. Once again, St. John’s would score the opening two goals, the Monarchs would stage a comeback, and extra time […]

AHL: Berube Shows Frustration As Monarchs Fall In OT

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It isn’t often the Manchester Monarchs find themselves down in a game early. Known as a team that often scores first, there was no doubt they were in for a tough game against the St. John’s IceCaps when they found themselves down 2-0 early in the game. After a grueling comeback, the team eventually fell […]

AHL: Bartosak Picks Up Monarchs Win In Net

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In professional hockey, more often than not, out-shooting your opponent is a good recipe for success. Throwing more pucks on net usually correlates to more scoring chances, and thus more goals. With that being said, the Manchester Monarchs seem to be a bit of an anomaly. On home ice this season, the team was 8-0 […]

INTERVIEW: Catching Up With Mike Richards

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While rumors continue to swirl about his future (this article is a must read), Mike Richards has continued to go about his business as a member of the Manchester Monarchs. In six games with the team, he has collected two goals and six assists, totaling eight points. Two of those points came on Saturday, as […]