AHL Quick Fire - Jan 24th

Not such a good week for the AHL...

By: Julien Quincou

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

CCM/AHL Player Of The Week

            The AHL announced that Providence Bruins G Zane McIntyre is your AHL/CCM player of the week. The Bruins’ masked man stopped all 55 shot he faced, earning 2 shutouts against divisional rivals. His effort helped Providence take the back the second place in the Atlantic divison.

Andrew Carroll

            Sad news in the AHL this week. One of its former players, Andrew Carroll past away at age 33. Carroll played for the Hartford Wolf Pack, the Abbotsford Heat, Peoria Rivermen and the Hershey Bears. Before the AHL, Carroll was once a member of the Bakersfield Condors and the Charlotte Checkers when these 2 organizations were part of the ECHL. All our prayers are with his family and friends.

 

All-Star game roster changes

            6 players were added to the AHL All-Star Game roster this week:

-          - Charlotte Checkers forward Warren Foegele.

-          - Bridgeport Sound Tigers defenseman Mitchell Vande Sompel.

-          - Bridgeport goaltender Christopher Gibson.

-          - Toronto Marlies defenseman Justin Holl.

-          - Manitoba Moose forward Mason Appleton.

 

-          - Tucson Roadrunners defenseman Kyle Capobianco.