AHL: Weal Scores Game Winner For Monarchs

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Rarely can a team boast having two of their centers in the top 10 of league scoring. Not only can the Manchester Monarchs lay claim to this, but they find themselves with three of the top six scores in the AHL. While all eyes have been on Brian O’Neill and Nick Shore, numbers one and […]

AHL: Andreoff pots two goals in last game as Monarch

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With only two more games until the team goes on a brief holiday break, the Manchester Monarchs came into Friday’s game looking to continue their domination of division rival Worcester Sharks. In their previous three meetings this season, Manchester has gone 3-0 while scoring a combined 12 goals and only allowing four. They would extend […]

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 […]

UPDATE: Where Things Stand as NHL Teams Prep for AHL West

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As mentioned last season, the majority of teams in the NHL’s Pacific Division have spent the past few years exploring the idea of moving their top minor league […]

Bissonnette Opens Up on His Past, Present, and Future

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Following up on yesterday’s news that the Manchester Monarchs had signed Paul Bissonnette to a try out agreement, he participated in his second straight practice with the team earlier today. Shortly thereafter, MayorsManor caught up with the 29-year-old Ontario native, as he tries to get his career back on track.
The man known as Biz Nasty […]

Kings VP Mike Futa Explains Paul Bissonnette Signing

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Paul Bissonnette is fascinating.
He was a defenseman in the OHL who went on to become a left win g in the NHL.
He was a member of Canada’s Under-18 gold medal winning team and was named MVP of junior hockey’s Top Prospects game. Yet, in the NHL, he has primarily been known as a fighter.
During the […]

AHL: Bartosak picks up win for Monarchs

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Looking at the box score of Sunday’s Monarchs’ victory, one might feel a sense of déjà vu. While for the second straight night the team beat the Norfolk Admirals 5-2, the game was much different than Saturday’s iteration.
One thing that wasn’t different from Saturday was Manchester scoring an early first period goal involving the pair […]

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 […]

AHL: Monarchs weekend recap, including line brawl

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After a 10 AM game on Wednesday, the Manchester Monarchs wrapped up their week with two road games, traveling to Binghamton and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to face the Senators and Penguins respectively. On Friday, the Monarchs erased three one-goal leads by the Senators before falling in overtime.

In the game versus Binghamton, a line brawl broke out after […]