AHL – Always re-aligning

This is an interesting look at how the AHL season is going to look this year in terms of divisions. Gone are The Whale which are replaced by the Hartford Wolf Pack and the brand new Utica Comets will make their debut. The AHL is constantly changing to adapt to the NHL. Give this a look through folks, its a good read.

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AHL – Always re-aligning

The American Hockey League is a place of change on a season by season basis.
From testing new rules and regulations to be possibly used in NHL, to players moving up, down and around.
Heading into the 2013/2014 season we have yet more league re-alignment, saying goodbye to some old friends and welcoming some new teams to the AHL.

In the Eastern Conference there is only one change to note and that is a name change. Three years after re-branding themselves as the Connecticut Whale, the New York Rangers affiliate will be known once more as the Hartford Wolf Pack, which had been their name since 1997.

It’s the Western Conference where we have significant changes and re-alignment.
The South Division experiment didn’t last long and we are back to the old West Division.

The Abbotsford Heat, formerly in the North will make the move across…

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