AHL Report for December

Kyle Stewart


Nashville’s 2015 2 nd rounder Yakov Trenin scores his first-NHL goal in his second call-up game for the Predators (Photo courtesy of nhl.com)


Highlights & Updates from November’s AHL Report 

Joey Keane, D (Hartford)
Since the November AHL Report, Keane has only continued to flourish in his first
professional hockey season. Despite the Wolf Pack going through a rough stretch over the past
ten games with a record of 4-3-2-1 (now that’s some nice symmetry…), Keane has continued to
pile up the points with seven assists in his last ten games, including a current four-game point
streak. He sits 4th in defencemen scoring behind San Antonio’s Derrick Pouliot, Iowa’s Brennan
Menell, and Syracuse’s Cameron Gaunce.


Brogan Rafferty, D (Utica)
Rafferty has been on fire since the publishing of our November issue. In the eight games
since then, Rafferty has posted seven points and has been used in plenty of crucial situations for
Coach Trent Cull’s Utica Comets. The absence of Olli Juolevi (injury; hip) further allowed
Rafferty to take on greater offensive responsibilities.


Photo courtesy of http://www.phantomshockey.com/


Morgan Frost, C (Leigh Valley)
The last AHL Report might have been the end of Frost’s AHL tenure. He ended up
being called up to the Philadel