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AHL Goalie News — Friday April 3, 2009

Game Reports

  • On Wednesday, Quad City Flames Leland Irving earned his 21st win of the season over the Milwaukee Admirals, establishing a new franchise record for goaltender wins.  (MLN Raw Feed)


Leland Irving – Photo by Fred Trask


  • Springfield Falcons netminder Devan Dubnyk received the Ross Lowe Memorial Award for most valuable player, presented by the Falcons Booster Club. (
  • Manitoba’s Cory Schneider was named the AHL First All-Star team goalie, while Milwaukee’s Drew MacIntyre was named the Second All-Star team goalie. (Admirals Short Shifts and Manitoba Moose)


  • Hershey Bears are bringing in Braden Holtby, who has finished his season with the Saskatoon Blades. Here’s a piece from a couple of days ago on his style of play. (Hershey Bears Hockey)
  • Providence Bruins have Adam Courchaine of the Ottawa 67s joining the team as a third goalie in case starter Tuukka Rask is needed in Boston. (Projo Bruins Blog)
  • Montreal recalled Marc Denis from the Hamilton Bulldogs as Carey Price was down with the flu. (Montreal Canadiens)

About The Author

Heather Galindo

I cover the AHL Houston Aeros for, which has focused my passion for goaltending on minor league goalies mainly in the AHL. To stay abreast of every last drop of AHL goalie news, follow me at @InGoalMagAHL on Twitter while the big news, analysis, etc. will be posted here at I was so inspired by watching the goalies here in Houston a few years ago that I went out and learned to skate and play hockey in order to become a goalie myself. So far I'm still more sieve than goalie, but I've never had more fun being so terrible at something!