With six games in the next nine days starting tomorrow, the Heat know that the upcoming stretch is key to keeping their playoff hopes alive. However, they are taking it one game at a time and know they cannot get too far ahead of themselves.
Forward Kenny Agostino has been returned to Stockton after his emergency recall. Agostino played two games for the Flames during his most recent stint in the NHL.
Morgan Klimchuk is back from his upper-body injury that held him out for two weeks and is looking to build off a strong performance last weekend against Texas. The 2013 first-rounder hopes that his strong weekend will lead to a good finish to his rookie season.
With three points in two games, including a game winner and a game tying goal, Mason Raymond is the Heritage Eye Skin & Laser Player of the Week.
The Flames have recalled centerman Freddie Hamilton from the Stockton Heat on emergency. Hamilton's younger brother, Dougie, is a defenseman for the Flames.
The Stockton Heat announce that they've returned defenseman Mike Vernace to his ECHL club, the Brampton Beast, releasing him from his professional tryout with the Heat.
The Stockton Heat are taking advantage of a full week of practice leading up to their home game against Iowa this Friday and not looking too far down the road at their five-game road swing beginning this Saturday.
Watch the prospect profile on Keegan Kanzig, who made his pro debut earlier this season with the Stockton Heat, but was sent back to juniors to finish the year with the Calgary Hitmen. Keep taps on Big Keegs, by watching!
The Heat picked up three points in last week's games against the San Jose Barracuda and the Texas Stars. Stockton still in the hunt as they have just 15 games remaining.
The Stockton Heat have won 13 of their last 16 games at Stockton Arena and have points in 14 of their last 16 at home as the team continues to push for a playoff spot in the Pacific Division.
Listen to the AHL Plays of the Week which includes a terrific play from Kent Simpson who made two big stops to help the Heat win in San Diego last week.
Listen as Head Coach Ryan Huska, Bill Arnold and Kenney Morrison chat after falling just short in a hard fought win over the Texas Stars. Stockton finishes up the season series going 4-1-1-0.