American Hockey League

The American Hockey League (AHL), founded in 1938, is the top tier of the NHL’s developmental league. The league, commissioned by David Andrews consists of 30 teams, organized by two conferences. The Eastern consists of the Atlantic and North divisions, while the Western Conference is made up of the Central and Pacific divisions. Fans watch their favorite teams play in 76 regular season game from October to April. Every year, the two teams that survive the division & conference finals earn the honor to play for the Calder Cup Trophy.

Atlantic Eastern Conference

Bridgeport Sound Tigers Webster Bank Arena
Hartford Wolf Pack XL Center
Hershey Bears Giant Center
Lehigh Valley Phantoms PPL Center
Providence Bruins Dunkin' Donuts Center
Rochester Americans Blue Cross Arena
Upload Photos Springfield Thunderbirds MassMutual Center
Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Springfield Falcons MassMutual Center (team defunct)
Worcester Sharks DCU Center (team defunct)
Philadelphia Phantoms The Spectrum (venue defunct)
Adirondack Phantoms Cool Insuring Arena (team defunct)

Central Western Conference

Charlotte Checkers Bojangles' Coliseum
Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena
Cleveland Monsters Quicken Loans Arena
Grand Rapids Griffins Van Andel Arena
Upload Photos Iowa Wild Wells Fargo Arena
Manitoba Moose Bell MTS Place
Milwaukee Admirals UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Rockford IceHogs BMO Harris Bank Center
Milwaukee Admirals Kern Center (team moved)
Milwaukee Admirals BMO Harris Bradley Center (venue defunct)

North Eastern Conference

Upload Photos Belleville Senators Yardmen Arena
Binghamton Devils Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena
Upload Photos Laval Rocket Place Bell
Syracuse Crunch War Memorial at Oncenter
Toronto Marlies Coca-Cola Coliseum
Utica Comets Utica Memorial Auditorium
Albany Devils Times Union Center (team defunct)
Binghamton Senators Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena (team defunct)
Upload Photos St. John's IceCaps Mile One Centre (team defunct)

Pacific Western Conference

Bakersfield Condors Rabobank Arena
Ontario Reign Citizens Business Bank Arena
San Antonio Rampage AT&T Center
San Diego Gulls Valley View Casino Center
Upload Photos San Jose Barracuda SAP Center at San Jose
Stockton Heat Stockton Arena
Texas Stars H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
Upload Photos Tucson Roadrunners Tucson Convention Center
Oklahoma City Barons Cox Convention Center (team defunct)