Ryan Culkin's sophomore season was delayed for over a month after the defenseman suffered an upper body injury during the Young Stars Classic in Penticton prior to the season, but if you talk to Coach Huska and Culkin himself, his return appears to be right around the corner.
This week it's Portland's Jeff Mannix who brings us the AHL Plays of the Week. If you missed the playing of this in the second intermission during Saturday's Hot Pink 1 game, listen to them now including another Oliver Kylington goal.
Get to know one of the most consistent performers on the blueline, and someone that won a trophy in this building prior to calling it home, in defenseman Dustin Stevenson.
The Stockton Heat's recent misfortunes have been documented but the team looks to get hot in November just as they did last season while in Adirondack. Get prepared for this weekend's excursion to the Lone Star State by reading the Heat Index.
Read the latest Heat Report on CalgaryFlames.com by our very own Dustin Cowell, who chats about the Pink weekend and the latest status update of goalie Jon Gillies who left Friday's game with a lower body injury.
Listen to Head Coach Ryan Huska and goalie Eric Hartzell react to the Heat's shutout loss to the defending AHL champs.
A couple fights and some big saves from Eric Hartzell and Peter Budaj dominate tonight's highlights along with a Reign hat trick in the 4-0 win for Ontario.
Eric Hartzell stopped all 17 shots he faced in a relief appearance the day he was signed to a pro tryout with the Stockton Heat, however Jordan Samuels-Thomas' hat-trick and Peter Budaj's 38 saves pushed Ontario over the Heat 4-0.
The Heat have brought in goalie Eric Hartzell on a pro tryout contract. He will be available in tonight's game against the Ontario Reign which starts at 7:30 p.m.
The charitable Hot Pink 1 concludes tonight when the Ontario Reign visit Stockton Arena for the first time since the change to the American Hockey League. Get prepared for tonight's match-up by reading the Gameday Blog!
Listen to Coach Huska, Kent Simpson, Blair Riley and Turner Elson talk after a slim defeat to the Condors.
The Stockton Heat got a goal from Markus Granlund and some great stops from both Jon Gillies and Kent Simpson, but in the end it was a one goal edge by the Bakersfield Condors winning 2-1.