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Bernier nominated for AHL Player of the Week as a Right Wing — I guess he heard about Peter Harrold suiting up as a goalie

Other nominees for Reebok/AHL Player of the Week include Adirondack center Jon Matsumoto, Albany left wing Zach Boychuk, Binghamton left wing Josh Hennessy, Bridgeport left wing Justin DiBenedetto, Chicago right wing Spencer Machacek, Grand Rapids right wing Jeremy Williams, Hamilton left wing Tom Pyatt, Hartford right wing P.A. Parenteau, Hershey right wing Francois Bouchard, Lake…

Scott Parse is Getting His Shot

I have been rooting for this kid for three years now. This time last year, I was crossing my fingers that he would have a great camp and crack the line-up. That was wishful thinking, but what he did do was put together a solid, complete season in Manchester and managed not to get inj***d.…

From the Monarchs website: Russian Rookie Turning Heads

Do you remember what you were doing on May 30, 1990?  While Madonna’s Vogue was topping the charts on the radio, the Springfield Indians were battling the Rochester Americans for the Calder Cup, and Edmonton was fighting to get past Boston to hoist the Stanley Cup, and Andrei Loktionov was born on that date in Voskresensk,…

ME KOOSH!

Note: this really happened: Center Juraj Mikus scored his first goal of the season on his first shot during his first shift in his first game of the season via News.  

After One Game, Loktionov is AHL Player of the Week

The hat trick put up by Manchester Monarchs center Andrei Loktionov in the season opener against the Albany River Rats earned him American Hockey League Player of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday. In his pro debut Saturday, Loktionov, 19, helped Manchester to a 6-3 victory with his three goals and an assist.…

Kings Exceed Expectations Tonight

…in Manchester. Andrei Loktionov, a 19-year-old Russian making his professional hockey debut, scored three goals and had an assist to mask an invisible second period by the Monarchs, who gave away a 3-1 lead. “He’s a beautiful skater,” Manchester coach Mark Morris said. “When you watch him skate, it’s almost like he’s on a cushion…

Loktionov Hat Trick in First Pro Game

First time a Monarchs player has ever scored a hat trick in his debut. He also got at least one assist. Monarchs won, 6-3. I haven’t seen the box score, but I’m guessing Moller got at least a couple assists, since they’re on the same line. More later. I may have to watch the webcast…