The Columbus Blue Jackets host their annual Development Camp June 25th - 28th at the Ice Haus.
The Springfield Falcons are the Northeast Division champions for 2012-2013! The lock on the top spot came when Providence beat Connecticut, 1-0. For good measure, the Birds turned in a solid 60 minute effort, defeating the Portland Pirates 4-2.
Friday night, the Falcons were in Norfolk, VA to take on the defending Calder Cup champion Norfolk Admirals. This game started out with the Ads taking it to the Falcons immediately after the opening draw. Read on, there were another 59 minutes to go.
It was deja vu all over again for the Springfield Falcons on Sunday evening at The Nest in Springfield. Curtis McElhinney turned aside all 35 shots he faced as the Birds shutout the defending Calder Cup champion Norfolk Admirals by a score of 5-0.
Curtis McElhinney turned in a 31 save performance on Sunday in Springfield as the Falcons blanked the Adirondack Phantoms 4-0. The game also featured the first AHL goal by Ryan Johansen as the Birds picked right up where they left off on Saturday.
The 2012-2013 AHL season started on the right foot for the Springfield Falcons as they played a solid game at both ends of the ice and defeated the St. John's IceCaps 4-2 in front of a near sellout crowd at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.