AHL: Pearson’s first pro hat trick propels Monarchs to win

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Injuries can easily ravage a team’s season, but don’t tell that to the Manchester Monarchs. Despite continual carnage that the Hockey Gods have bestowed upon the Los Angeles Kings’ primary affiliate over the past few months, coach Mark Morris and crew have continually found ways to win.
Still missing several regular players from their lineup, they [...]

AHL: Berube backstops Monarchs past baby Sharks

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Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
WORCESTER, MA – Right wing A.J. Gale scored twice to lift the Manchester Monarchs over the Worcester Sharks, 3-1, at the DCU Center on Friday night.
Manchester (17-5-1-4) leads the Atlantic Division with 39 points.  Worcester (10-9-1-1) ranks fifth in the Atlantic Division with 22 points.
“Our goals [...]

AHL: Andreoff and Berube not enough, Monarchs fall to worst team in East

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Game report provided by the Monarchs, LA Kings’ AHL affiliate…
BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Manchester Monarchs dropped their first game in December with a 3-2 decision going to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the Webster Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.
Manchester (15-4-1-3) leads the Atlantic Division with 34 points. Bridgeport (6-10-1-3) is ranked fifth in the Northeast [...]

AHL: Deslauriers pots two in Monarchs’ comeback win

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Among the early takeaways from the first two months of this AHL season is the fact you can never count out the Manchester Monarchs. With the cards stacked against them, they have consistently found ways to win.
Heading into Friday night, they were first in the Eastern Conference. Sporting a better winning percentage though and sitting [...]

AHL: Maxim Kitsyn scores first pro goal – from out at the red line

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With a 3-2 shootout loss on Sunday, the Monarchs were unable to avoid a perfect 3-0 weekend. However, there were still several positives to take from the game, including the point they earned (giving them five of a possible six points over the weekend) and forward Maxim Kitsyn scored his first professional goal. Here’s more…
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AHL: Sabourin scores twice, Monarchs win again

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Hockey is a game of ebbs and flows.
After a disappointing start to the season, Scott Sabourin has hit his stride. Building off his previous game, in which the winger scored and added an assist, Sabourin tallied two more goals Saturday night to lead his team to victory.
As division rivals, the Monarchs and Bruins face each [...]

Monarchs coach singing the praises of Kings top prospects

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On Wednesday afternoon, Manchester Monarchs coach Mark Morris was a guest on NHL Network Radio with host Scott Laughlin. During the course of the conversation, Morris had plenty to say about the Kings top prospects, both the players currently with the big club and several of the stars-in-waiting down in the AHL. Here’s a transcript [...]

AHL: Kozun dominates, Berube backstops Monarchs win

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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

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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 Berube’s season debut for Monarchs

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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 [...]