AHL: Reign Struggle In San Jose, Fall 4-1 To Barracuda

On Sunday, the Reign had a chance to find themselves atop the AHL’s Pacific Division standing with a win in San Jose. They came into the game tied with the Barracuda for tops in the division, but found themselves on the wrong side of the tie-breaker due to the amount of games both teams had […]

AHL: Auger’s OT Winner Puts Reign Up 2-0

After besting the San Jose Barracuda in their opening round series, the Ontario Reign face yet another California opponent – squaring off with another division rival in the San Diego Gulls. This isn’t the first time the Kings and Ducks AHL clubs have met in the playoffs in recent memory, as the Norfolk Admirals eliminated the […]

AHL: Brodzinski Nets Game-Winner, Reign Take Game 1

Last June, the Manchester Monarchs reigned supreme, proving that they were the best team in the league on their way to being named the kings of the AHL. On Friday, their defense of said title began, albeit under a different name. The Ontario Reign traveled north to battle division rivals, the San Jose Barracuda, in Game […]

Postgame Quotes: Ontario Struggles to Score and is Swept by Charlotte

Following a 2-0 loss on Sunday to the visiting Charlotte Checkers, who completed a two game weekend sweep of the Reign, Ontario has now dropped three straight games for the first time this season. It was also their second time being shutout this year. Power play struggles aside, this team has mustered up just eight […]

Manchester Monarchs’ Battle Of The Playoff Beards

Just two days away from the start of the 2015 AHL Calder Cup Final, coach Mike Stothers had his Manchester Monarchs on the ice Thursday for one of their final practice sessions leading into Game 1 against the Utica Comets on Saturday. For decades, hockey players have become famous for one playoff tradition that is […]

Monarchs Captain on What Team Has Done, Plans to Do

Manchester captain Vincent LoVerde spoke exclusively with MayorsManor following the Monarchs four-game sweep in the AHL’s Eastern Conference Final…
On the overall game:
“It was a hard fought game. They came at us for 60 minutes. We knew they were going to come out hard and we had to weather their storm at the beginning. It’s great […]

AHL: Monarchs Take Commanding 3-0 Series Lead – Analysis, Video, Line Combos

The goal for all 30 AHL teams coming into this year is simple – to win the Calder Cup. The league’s equivalent of the Stanley Cup, the trophy requires a grueling, several month battle to take home. In their final season in the league, the Manchester Monarchs are now one win away from fighting for […]

AHL: Monarchs Win Game 1 Thriller In Triple OT

In their final season in the AHL, the Manchester Monarchs sure are giving their fans plenty of drama. Their opening round series versus the Portland Pirates saw the team nearly blow a 2-0 series lead, as well as a 3-0 lead in the decisive Game 5. Now, after advancing to the Eastern Conference Semifinals, their […]

AHL: Jordan Weal Makes Statement for Monarchs in Game 1

While Thursday was the first night of the AHL playoffs in Manchester, not much was different in the results for the Manchester Monarchs. In the regular season, the Monarchs beat the Portland Pirates nine times through 12 meetings. Opening the playoff series in Verizon Wireless Arena, the Monarchs continued their dominance over their division rivals, […]

AHL: Richards Records Two Points In Monarchs Comeback

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 […]