AHL: Backman Propels Monarchs To Victory Over Pirates

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In the nearly three weeks since the Monarchs have been on home ice, the team has accomplished a lot. In a losing effort, the team secured a playoff spot two weekends ago. Then, this past Monday, a Worcester Sharks loss meant the Monarchs were back-to-back Atlantic Division champions. Now, the last thing the team needs […]

AHL: Auger Scores Twice, Monarchs Sweep Weekend

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After winning their games on Friday and Saturday, the Monarchs came into Sunday’s home contest with the Portland Pirates looking for a clean sweep on the weekend. A 3-1 victory would give them six out of six points, winning all three games they played.
Playing each other 12 times on the year, games between the teams […]

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 […]

Berube Finds Consistency In Net

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As the saying goes, slow and steady wins the race. LA Kings prospect JF Berube hopes to prove this old adage true.
While some prospects fast-track themselves towards a NHL job, Berube has taken a more scenic path. In Jonathan Quick’s first professional season, the goalie saw NHL action, something Berube hasn’t seen as he is […]

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: No. 6-10

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Yesterday, we rolled out the initial article in our three-part series looking at the midseason updates to the LA Kings top 10 prospects list. Already served up were three honorable mentions – defensemen Kevin Gravel, Alex Lintuniemi, and Roland McKeown. Now, we’ll get into the players who secured No. 6-10 in the rankings.
As a reminder, […]

AHL: Berube backstops Monarchs to victory

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Almost anyone in the hockey world will tell you about the importance of good goaltending. While the Manchester Monarchs came into the season with some question marks on their roster, they had the benefit of knowing JF Berube would solidify the position that is so crucial to a winning team. On Friday in Portland, Berube […]

AHL: Monarchs dynamic offense powers victory

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Looking at the Manchester Monarchs’ offense on paper entering the season, there were questions as to whether they’d be able to produce offense without the likes of Tyler Toffoli, Tanner Pearson, Linden Vey, Nic Deslauriers, and Brandon Kozun. Through the team’s first 20 games, head coach Mike Stothers’ team has shown they can light the […]

AHL: Dowd buries OT winner for Monarchs

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While the AHL is known as a development league for the NHL, one aspect forgotten by some is that more than just players are groomed for the big leagues. Often times, new rules are tested out in the minors before working their way into circulation in hockey’s most prominent professional league. Of these new rules […]