The Wranglers will be taking the ice once again in Calgary, Alberta. Announced yesterday by the Flames, the Calgary Wranglers will be the new name of the relocated Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League, making their debut during the upcoming 2022-23 AHL season. The Wranglers will serve as the
AHL: Firebirds Rise up Over Coachella Valley, Take the Ice in 2022-23
Just as a Kraken rises up from the depths of the sea, the Firebird rises up and out of the flames. The NHL’s newest franchise today announced Coachella Valley Firebirds as the name of their American Hockey League affiliate to begin play in the 2022-23 season. The Firebirds will play
Milwaukee Admirals Faux It Back to the 1960s for New Logo
The Milwaukee Admirals dipped back into an alternate past for the design of their brand new third uniform. Designed by Dan Simon of Studio Simon, the American Hockey League team’s new logo and uniform are a look at what the Admirals “might have looked like” had they been around in
Johnny Canuck Returns as Logo for New AHL Team in Abbotsford
Finally, Johnny Canuck is getting his day on the front of a pro hockey sweater. The Vancouver Canucks this week announced their American Hockey League affiliate, recently relocated from Utica, N.Y. to Abbotsford, B.C., would be known as the Abbotsford Canucks. The team is adopting the same name and colour
Deal with the Devils: Utica Comets Reveal Re-Coloured Logo
The AHL’s Utica Comets have re-coloured their logo to match their new affiliation with the New Jersey Devils for 2021-22
Bridgeport Islanders Reveal New Name, Logo, and Uniforms
The AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers have announced a new name, logo, and uniform set. Welcome the new Bridgeport Islanders!
AHL Sound Tigers to Become Bridgeport Islanders?
The American Hockey League’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers (the top-level affiliate of the New York Islanders) teased a potential change to their franchise this afternoon when they Tweeted out a video promising both a “Refresh” and a “Reboot”. Of course it took the Internet no more than five minutes to spot
Palm Springs AHL Team Clears Trademark Hurdle Over Firebirds Name
The future American Hockey League affiliate of Seattle’s expansion NHL team seems to have cleared an issue surrounding the trademarking of one of their potential names. Last fall, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) flagged the trademark attempt of Oak View Group (the owner of the Palm Beach
Henderson Silver Knights Unveil Logo, New Affiliate of Vegas Golden Knights
Late last night, the Vegas Golden Knights officially introduced their new American Hockey League affiliate, the Henderson Silver Knights who will play in Las Vegas while their permanent arena is constructed in nearby Henderson, Nevada. The Silver Knights are the relocated San Antonio Rampage and are set to begin play,
AHL Comets Selling “Puck The Virus” Shirts to Help Team Staff
With the coronavirus bringing every sport in North America to a sudden halt, teams everywhere have quickly found themselves missing out on a very important revenue stream. Many of these teams are owned by large corporations, partnerships, or billionaires who are able to and have (for the most part) committed
Springfield Thunderbirds to play as Ice-O-Topes
There are 33 towns or cities called Springfield in the United States. One of those, Springfield, Massachusetts, is home to the AHL’s Thunderbirds. Another, Springfield, Oregon, more than 3,000 miles away, is the inspiration for the hometown featured in the TV show The Simpsons. That distance and the 31 Springfields
Milwaukee Admirals celebrate refrigerators with 50th season logo
The AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals are commemorating their 50th season with a logo that gets at the true meaning behind their nickname. While decades worth of logos have featured various characters in admirals caps, suggesting the nickname derives from some sort of high-ranking naval officer, this new logo features a refrigerator.