While many thought the AHL would capitalize on the NHL lockout, there is a negative side to it. Some teams have a handful or more guys who should be playing in the NHL while others have full teams who actually belong in the AHL. The Whale belong in the second category. Unfortunately their opponents tonight, the Manchester Monarchs, belong in the other.
The worst part? The Monarchs are the Kings affiliate meaning that some of these guys actually have Stanley Cup rings…and it showed as many fans should recognize some of the names listed in this post.