Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Hockey East in the AHL

With no NHL so far this season, many former Hockey East players have taken their talents to the American Hockey League. Some are going to be career AHL journeymen while others will take their talents to the next level when the NHL returns. A total of 70 former Hockey East players have suited up or are currently on an AHL roster this season.

Below is a school by school breakdown of players in the AHL.

Boston College (15)

Krys Kolanos, Abbotsford Heat
Joe Whitney, Albany Devils
Chris Kreider, Connecticut Whale
Barry Almeida, Hershey Bears
Paul Carey, Lake Erie Monsters
Ben Smith, Rockford IceHogs
Jimmy Hayes, Rockford IceHogop
Brian O'Hanley, San Antonio Rampage
Cam Atkinson, Springfield Falcons
Brian Gibbons, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Benn Ferriero, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Carl Sneep, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Philip Samuelsson, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Brian Dumoulin, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Nick Petrecki, Worcester Sharks

Boston University (12)
Matt Gilroy, Connecticut Whale
Max Nicastro, Grand Rapids Griffins
Charlie Coyle, Houston Aeros
David van der Gulik, Lake Erie Monsters
Sean Sullivan, Lake Erie Monsters
Colby Cohen, Providence Bruins
David Warsofsky, Providence Bruins
Chris Bourque, Providence Bruins
Adam Clendening, Rockford IceHogs
Alex Chiasson, Texas Stars
Brian Strait, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
John McCarthy, Worcester Sharks

Maine (10)
Jeff Dimmen, Adirondack Phantoms
Matt Mangene, Adirondack Phantoms
Ben Bishop, Binghamton Senators
Gustav Nyquist, Grand Rapids Griffins
Brian Flynn, Rochester Americans
Travis Ramsey, St. John's IceCaps
Will O'Neill, St. John's IceCaps
Spencer Abbott, Toronto Marlies
Zach Sill, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Tanner House, Oklahoma City Oil Barons

Merrimack (3)
Stephane Da Costa, Binghamton Senators
Karl Stollery, Lake Erie Monsters
Ryan Flanigan, Connecticut Whale

New Hampshire (6)
Bobby Butler, Albany Devils
Mike Sislo, Albany Devils
Phil DeSimone, Albany Devils
Garrett Stafford, Hershey Bears
Trevor Smith, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Paul Thompson, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Northeastern (4)
Steve Quailer, Hamilton Bulldogs
Wade MacLeod, Springfield Falcons
Jamie Oleksiak, Texas Stars
Brad Theissen, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Providence (6)
Jay Leach, Albany Devils
Colin McDonald, Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Jon DiSalvitore, Hershey Bears
Kyle MacKinnon, Providence Bruins
Joe Lavin, Rockford IceHogs
Jon Rheault, San Antonio Rampage

UMass-Amherst (7)
Matt Anderson, Albany Devils
T.J. Syner, Hershey Bears
Thomas Pock, Lake Erie Monsters
Casey Wellman, San Antonio Rampage
Paul Dainton, Springfield Falcons
Mike Kostka, Toronto Marlies
Matt Irwin, Worcester Sharks

UMass-Lowell (5)
Ben Walter, Abbotsford Heat
Ben Holmstrom, Adirondack Phantoms
Barry Goers, Lake Erie Monsters
Bobby Robbins, Providence Bruins
Carter Hutton, Rockford IceHogs

Vermont (2)
Dean Strong, Lake Erie Monsters
Sebastian Stalberg, Worcester Sharks