The AHL Unveils 2015-16 Realignment

via TheAHL.com

via TheAHL.com


It’s a start. They’re trying.

On May 12, 2015 The AHL unveiled the realignment plan for their 30 teams. While the plan is based upon the dramatic shift in franchise movement out west, minor yet important tweaks were incorporated into the new format.
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AHL Realignment Examined

via TheAHL.com

via TheAHL.com

Today American Hockey League President/CEO Dave Andrews announced that there will be a shift in the geography of the AHL. This will not be an expansion move; it is a full-on relocation of multiple franchises to accommodate their NHL parents. Mostly Western Conference NHL teams. This may be the first time a minor league has enacted a wide-scale, forced realignment.

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