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AHL notebook: Caufield, Boldy among NCAA additions making big impact

Canadiens, Wild prospects impress in pro debuts

by Patrick Williams / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

An influx of high-end talent migrates to the American Hockey League at the end of each NCAA season.

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AHL notebook: Rosen of Maple Leafs among defensemen set to impact NHL

Heinola could soon be summoned by Jets, Soderstrom may be called up to join Coyotes

by Patrick Williams / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Each season brings a crop of young defensemen into the American Hockey League who quickly show they will need minimal seasoning time before they advance to the NHL to stay.

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Gender Equality Month

Capitals AHL video coach Engel-Natzke blazing trail

First female on staff full-time in minor league, NHL

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

As part of the NHL's celebration of Gender Equality Month, NHL.com will be featuring women in hockey throughout March. Today, Emily Engel-Natzke, the video coach for Hershey of the American Hockey League and the only female full-time member of a coaching staff in the NHL or AHL.

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Color of Hockey

Kings prospect follows father's path, skates on all-Black line

Thomas joins Byfield, Smith-Pelly to make history 15 years after his dad

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Akil Thomas saw his family history repeat itself on Sunday.

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Gender Equality Month

Moore 'pioneer' for women as AHL vice president

Embraces new challenge in joining men's league from NWHL

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

As part of the NHL's celebration of Gender Equality Month, NHL.com will be featuring women in hockey throughout March. Today, Hayley Moore, who is vice president of hockey operations for the American Hockey League. 

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AHL notebook: Dostal, Swayman among rookie goalies with solid NHL futures

Ducks, Bruins prospects hope to follow in footsteps of Kahkonen, Lankinen

by Patrick Williams / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

The American Hockey League annually develops a steady parade of NHL-ready goalies, and this season has been no different.

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AHL notebook: Thompson, Ahcan among players earning spotlight

Golden Knights goalie, Bruins defenseman headline top attention-getters this season

by Patrick Williams / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Almost 90 percent of players to appear in the NHL go through the American Hockey League at some point in their careers. The starting points for those journeys, however, can vary wildly.

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AHL notebook: Byfield, Drysdale among top junior-eligible prospects

Kings forward, Ducks defenseman some of players taking advantage of unexpected opportunities

by Patrick Williams / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

An influx of first-round picks from recent NHL drafts has hit the American Hockey League.

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AHL remains on target to start season Feb. 5

League canceled 2020 playoffs, delayed start of 2020-21 because of coronavirus concerns

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The American Hockey League remains on target to begin its 2020-21 season Feb. 5, AHL president Scott Howson said Wednesday.

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AHL season start target date pushed back to Feb. 5, 2021

Had been aiming for Dec. 4 after remainder of 2019-20, playoffs were canceled

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The American Hockey League, the top development league for the NHL, has targeted Feb. 5, 2021, as its start date for the 2020-21 season. 

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