In the AHL, it’s all about points percentage and not points. The Wolf Pack’s division is the toughest one in the league. The Atlantic Division is a dogfight for the playoffs, while the North division is weaker. The rules for reaching the postseason vary each season. Two years ago, when Hartford missed the playoffs by a few points, the league allowed crossovers. For instance, a team with a better points percentage in the Atlantic division could take a playoff spot from the North division, generally beating out the third place team in the North. However, for the last two seasons, crossovers have been disallowed; meaning there are four spots available for qualification in each division. However, the AHL is constantly undergoing realignment with their team’s relocating often.
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On June 27, 2015, the New York Rangers made an unpopular trade according to their fans. The Rangers sent restricted free agent forward Carl Hagelin and two draft picks (No. 59 and 179) to the Anaheim Ducks for Emerson Etem and the No. 41 pick in the draft. Read more
With the Rangers’ present mindset it seems only necessary that the club has a strong AHL team to insure the future, so with that said, let’s take a look at the Rangers’ AHL affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack. Read more
The Hartford Wolf Pack are howling at the top of the AHL’s Eastern Conference mountain, thanks to the play of center, Oscar Lindberg. Read more
Coming into the 2013-2014 hockey season, Conor Allen was a relative nobody. That, of course, changed quickly. Read more
In light of Chris Kreider missing time with an undisclosed hand injury, and Dan Carillo and Dom Moore not fitting into the top nine Read more
It’s been a busy week or so for the NYR, here is a quick list of moves they made while we all focused on the Big Club. Read more
Week four of the playoff hunt is behind us, and the Pack had a decent showing going 2-1-1-0 picking up five of a possible eight points.
When the topic of most improved Rangers Prospect comes up, the list should start and end with Dylan McIlrath. Read more
Another week is in the the books, and the Hartford Wolf Pack picked up four huge points. Read more