There’s always some sort of change to the American Hockey League and with the conclusion of the Board of Governors meetings at Hilton Head Island, NC we’ve been presented with what those changes will be. I also conducted the Let’s Go Amerks BOG meetings on Thursday at a pool and will announce possible changes to the site at a later date.
Video review and hybrid icing are probably two of the biggest changes (additions?) to the game that could be noticeable. The hybrid icing will only be used until November 19th and then will be reviewed. We are halfway through 2012 and it’s about time The AHL finally adopted video review. The old excuse that it wasn’t cost effective was just absurd considering just about every other sport uses video review, there was no reason the 2nd best hockey league in the world couldn’t use it as well.
Hyrbrid icing also makes perfect sense as does a penalty for closing your hand on the puck to conceal it. Read on for the official word from The AHL:
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