Links to 2008-09 AHL team previews

By HF Staff

Below are links to AHL team previews by Hockey’s Future staff, highlighting the talent that will be found in the league this year.

The AHL will ice 29 teams in 2008-09.  Every NHL has its own affiliate except for Dallas, who will split their prospects among four teams. 

One important rule change for this season: playing rosters during the regular season have been increased to a maximum of 18 skaters and two goaltenders (up from 17 and two).

Albany River Rats

Binghamton Senators

Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Chicago Wolves

Grand Rapids

Hamilton Bulldogs

Hartford Wolf Pack


Hershey Bears


Houston Aeros

Iowa Chops

Lake Erie Monsters

Lowell Devils


Manchester Monarchs


Manitoba Moose

Norfolk Admirals

Philadelphia Phantoms


Providence Bruins


Quad City Flames

Portland Pirates

Rochester Americans


Rockford IceHogs


San Antonio Rampage

Springfield Falcons

Syracuse Crunch

Toronto Marlies

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Worcester Sharks