Monday, January 31, 2011

1/31/11 Igor Makarov

Igor Makarov celebrates after Matthis Olimb scores the tying goal for the Icehogs. Milwaukee Admirals at Rockford Icehogs, January 29, 2011.

Friday, January 28, 2011

1/28/11 Matt Beaudoin (Top 10 Nominee)

All-Star Matt Beaudoin celebrates after giving the Rampage the lead against the Milwaukee Admirals. San Antonio Rampage at Milwaukee Admirals; January 21, 2011.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

1/27/11 52 Card Pickup

The officials for the Aeros/Wolves game pick up remnants from the pre-game fireworks... one of the main reasons the AHL is experimenting with 2 referees this year is the ability to speed up the pick-up process at Wolves games. Houston Aeros at Chicago Wolves, January 14, 2011.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

1/26/11 Jed Ortmeyer

From the vault... Milwaukee Admirals Jed Ortmeyer takes a shot from his knees. San Antonio Rampage at Milwaukee Admirals, December 29, 2008.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

1/25/11 Kyle Hagel

Rockford Icehogs Kyle Hagel skates out during the Starting Lineup. San Antonio Rampage at Rockford Icehogs, January 17, 2011.

Monday, January 24, 2011

1/24/11 Gabriel Bourque

Milwaukee Admirals forward Gabriel Bourque, Oklahoma City Barons at Milwaukee Admirals, January 20, 2011.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

1/22/11 Ready. Set. Rampage. Over. The. Admirals.

The San Antonio Rampage came back from 3-1 after the 1st Period, with goaltender Matt Climie getting the hook after the 3 goals. After clawing back to being within one goal, the Rampage tied the game up in the first minute of the 3rd Period and never looked back.

1/21/10 Hugh Jessiman (Top 10 Nomination)

Rockford Icehog Hugh Jessiman gets this weeks Top 10 Nomination for this hit on San Antonio's Jonas Ahnelov. San Antonio Rampage at Rockford Icehogs, January 17, 2011.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

1/20/11 Matt Climie

San Antonio Rampage goalie Matt Climie uses the poke-check to separate the puck from Rockford's #37 Rob Klinkhammer. San Antonio Rampage at Rockford Icehogs, January 17, 2011.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

1/1911 David Brown

Last week, following the recall by the Minnesota Wild of goaltenders Anton Khudobin and Matt Hackett, David Brown was recalled from the CHL. He wore Matt Hackett's #31 jersey, complete with Hackett's nameplate visible underneath.

If you're a fan of CHL hockey or other hockey photography, be sure to check out CHL Photos. I've seen Chip's work at Pro Hockey News before, and look forward to seeing more of his photos!

Monday, January 17, 2011

1/17/11 Andrew Kozek

Chicago Wolves Andrew Kozek sports the Wolves "Fight Against Cancer" jersey along with some stitches from some action the previous game. Houston Aeros at Chicago Wolves, January 14, 2011.

Friday, January 14, 2011

1/14/11 Brandon Bollig

Brandon Bollig chases the puck through two Houston Aeros players. Houston Aeros at Rockford Icehogs, January 12, 2011.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

1/13/11 Krys Kolanos

Houston Aeros forward Krys Kolanos smiles during a play stoppage in the 2009 Calder Cup Playoffs. Houston Aeros at Milwaukee Admirals, April 30, 2009.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

1/12/11 Mark Dekanich

All-Star goaltender Mark Dekanich makes a poke check on Marlies Mike Ziggomanis in the shootout, securing an Admirals 1-0 win. Toronto Marlies at Milwaukee Admirals, January 8, 2011.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

1/11/11 Brett Palin

Brett Palin knocks down Hamilton Bulldog Jimmy Bonneau, Hamilton Bulldogs at Milwaukee Admirals, Janaury 9, 2011.

Monday, January 10, 2011

1/10/11 Ian Schultz

In this shot, Hamilton's Ian Schultz taunts Admiral Blake Geoffrion after the whistle; Hamilton Bulldogs at Milwaukee Admirals, January 9, 2011.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

1/9/11 Blake Geoffrion (early Top 10 Nominee)

So I'm presenting an early Top 10 Nominee this week with Blake Geoffrion's hit on Toronto Marlies forward Nazim Kadri. I'll throw up some video of the hit later when its posted, so check back later.

Friday, January 7, 2011

1/8/11 (Top 10 Nominee) Jordan Pearce

A belated Top 10 Nominee from Thursday night's game, Griffins goalie Jordan Pearce makes a mask save on Mark Van Guilder's shot. Grand Rapids Griffins at Milwaukee Admirals, January 6, 2011.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

1/6/11 Matt Watkins

#14 Matt Watkins, San Antonio Rampage; San Antonio Rampage vs Milwaukee Admirals, January 2, 2011.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

1/5/11 Kyle Hagel/Kelsey Wilson

One of my favorite pictures of the year so far, not because of the 2 combatants, but rather the emotions of the players on the bench, as Kelsey Wilson (#17) and Kyle Hagel square off. Rockford Icehogs at Milwaukee Admirals, December 28, 2010.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

1/4/11 Gabriel Bourque/Garrett Stafford

Rampage defenseman Garrett Stafford and Admirals forward Gabriel Bourque battle in front of the net; San Antonio Rampage vs Milwaukee Admirals, January 2, 2010.

Also, if you enjoy excellent hockey photography from other leagues, be sure to check out CHL Photos. Photos from the various teams in the CHL, the one down south, not the Canadian one ;). Chip does excellent work, and nice to see some names that we'd recognize such as Kevin Ulanski.

Monday, January 3, 2011

1/3/11 Matt Kassian

Aeros' Matt Kassian lands a punch on the jaw of Rockford's Brandon Bollig; Houston Aeros at Rockford Icehogs, December 30, 2010.