It has been an exciting few weeks in the AHL as teams battle for the Calder Cup is in full swing. As teams get eliminated, the talent of players only grows stronger. Here are the top five players to watch in the Calder Cup playoffs- each of whom have made significant impact.
5. Alexander Khohklachev
Providence Bruins center Alex Khokhlachev, nicknamed Koko, has had great...
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Brian Dumoulin from the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins.
Dumoulin has played in 22 games this season in the American Hockey League, recording 1 goal and 5 assists. He was chosen in the 2nd round (51 overall) by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
To make room for Dumoulin, the Penguins placed Brooks Orpik on the Injured...
Brian Dumoulin played NCAA Division 1 hockey for the Boston
College Eagles men's ice hockey team. He was drafted by the Hurricanes in the
second round of the 2009 draft but bundled as part of the Brandon Sutter trade
to the Penguins for one of the Staal brothers….Jordan, I think. He’s a 6’3”,
220lb defenseman who shoots left.
During the 2009 – 2010...
Staal traded on his wedding day.
RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired center Jordan Staal from the Pittsburgh Penguins. In exchange for Staal, Carolina has traded center Brandon Sutter, defenseman Brian Dumoulin and its first-round pick (8th...
The Hurricanes might be out of the playoffs but they did release some very good news earlier in the week as the team has signed Brian Dumoulin to an entry-level contract. Dumoulin is rated the team's fourth best prospect and numerous scouts have said that he is NHL ready as of right now so it is very possible that he could be playing in Raleigh next season.
What does this mean...