AHL Weekly Roundup: Ryan Pulock, Martin Frk, Vincent LoVerde

AHL Weekly Roundup: Bridgeport Sound Tiger Ryan Pulock is AHL Player of the Week, Grand Rapids Griffin Martin Frk’s Legendary Slapshot Lives on, Ontario Reign D-Man Vincent LoVerde Excelling Silently and Confidently, and More!

Welcome to the AHL weekly roundup. Here you’ll find the weekly headlines, matchups and standings for your favorite NHL affiliate teams. Catch up with the weekly happenings of the American Hockey League world.

There were a few good games on the AHL’s schedule for the past week but a few games stuck out. On Sunday, Feb. 12, the Chicago Wolves (STL) topped the San Antonio Rampage (COL) 3-2, the San Diego Gulls (ANA) shut out the Bakersfield Condors (EDM) 4-0 and the Toronto Marlies (TOR) beat out the Albany Devils (NJD) 6-2.

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (PIT) beat out the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (PHI) 5-1, the San Jose Barracuda (SJS) beat out the Tuscon Roadrunners (ARI) 4-1 and the Binghamton Senators (OTT) topped the St.John’s IceCaps (MRL) 3-2 in OT.

AHL Highlight of the Week:

AHL Weekly Headlines:

Sound Tiger Ryan Pulock Named AHL Player of the Week

Bridgeport Sound Tiger defenseman Ryan Pulock has been named this week’s AHL Player of the Week. Pulock has three goals, three assists and a plus/minus of +6 in four games this past week. [TheAHL.com]

Former LA King Tom Gilbert Headed to Hershey Bears

The Washington Capitals have acquired d-man Tom Gibert from the Los Angeles Kings. Gilbert will report to the Hershey Bears. [TheAHL.com]

The Legend of Griffin Martin Frk’s Slap Shot

Grand Rapids Griffen Martin Frk’s slap shot has gotten a huge reputation and the stories only continue to grow. Legend has it that Frk’s slap shot is one of the hardest shots to have ever been shot in the AHL. [Michigan Live]

Pulock is Confident and Exceeding in Bridgeport

Pulock, the AHL’s Player of the Week, has been confidently excelling in Bridgeport. Pulock is confidently showing off his continuing growing skills in Bridgeport. [Connecticut Post]

Jeremy Smith Makes NHL Debut in Colorado After Eight AHL Seasons

Jeremy Smith made 37 saves in his NHL debut with the Colorado Avalanche earlier this week after eight seasons in the AHL. Though the Avs lost to the Devils, Smith still made a solid NHL debut. [NHL.com]

Ontario Reign’s Vincent LoVerde Quietly Excelling

The Ontario reign’s Vincent LoVerde is quietly excelling in the AHL. Despite a good amount of LoVerde’s teammates going up to the NHL, LoVerde has been excelling in his own game. [TheAHL.com]

AHL Weekly Standings Update

Atlantic Division: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins with .755 PCT.

North Division: Syracuse Crunch with .590 PCT.

Central Division: Grand Rapids Griffins with .684 PCT.

Pacific Division: San Jose Barracuda with .698 PCT.

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