Yes it does, you can play a season or pickup game with them but not a dynasty. To pick them just rotate through the leagues
No they do not, the AHL or American Hockey League is the minor league of the NHL or National Hockey League.
There are 30 teams in the AHL, one for each NHL team.
All the NHL farm teams are in the AHL
Yes there is are the AHL teams from 2008. There is a mode that you can play to see if you can win the Calder Cup.
Yes. NHL 2009 has the AHL in it's game.
It's the same as the NHL playoffs.
Each NHL team has an affiliate team (or farm team) that plays in the American Hockey League. Many of the AHL teams are in the same city as their NHL affiliate. Many NHL teams are also affiliated with an East Coast Hockey League team.
There are no NHL teams in Oklahoma, but there is an AHL team called the Oklahoma City Barons. They are the minor league affiliate for the Edmonton Oilers.
The NHL has 30 teams, 24 in the United States and 6 in Canada. The AHL currently has 29 teams, 25 in the U.S., 4 in Canada.
you can. You need to find the player you want to move. Then move them to the free agents list. Go to the NHL/AHL rosters and move your player to the team he's on
This question is difficult to answer as the AHL is the main development league for the NHL. While some gifted players come right out of junior, college or Europe and step right into the NHL, the vast majority of NHL players have played in the AHL at some point for varying amounts of time until they have developed their skills. There is, obviously, no rule about how many players can come from the minor league. NHL teams recall their players as they see a need.
You get drafted by game scouts. They give you a chance to play on their AHL team and if they like what they see, you will soon get a chance to play in their nhl team.
Johnathan Ericsson is a NHL/AHL From Sweden. He a defenseman for the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL, and a defenseman for the Grand Rapid Griffins in the AHL.
The American Hockey League (AHL) is a 29-team professional ice hockey league based primarily in the United States that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). The 30 NHL teams have primary affiliation agreements with one of the AHL's active member clubs of which 25 are located in the United States and the remaining four are in Canada. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Hockey_League The above answer is correct but incomplete. Most NHL teams also have an ECHL affiliate in addition to the AHL (some have CHL affiliates). With the advent of the salary cap the nhlfarmteams have become even more relevant than before. Simply put NHL teams can no longer spend infinite money to create a winning franchise. Now it is more important to have a farm "system". While the AHL is predominant venue for the NHL "feeder" league. The ECHL has placed over 400 players in the NHL including Vezina trophy winner like Tim Thomas of Boston! Hockey fans need to watch this league.
NHL- 26 out of 30 AHL- 26 out of 29 ECHL- 22 out of 22
They were the Pirates from 1925-1930 in the NHL and then the Hornets from 1930-1967 in the AHL until they were added into the NHL in 1967 as the Pittsburgh Penguins. They won Stanley Cups in 1991, 1992, and 2009.
The average AHL player makes about $40,000 annually, however, players in the AHL under a contract with an affiliated NHL team will make a much greater amount if they are under a one way contract or have stipulations which will guarantee a larger salary if they are sent to the AHL from the NHL.
currently there are 32 teams in the nhl
No there are only 30 NHL teams.
There are currently 30 teams in the NHL.
To get out of the AHL you need to become 2nd line (you start off at 3rd line I think because I did). Then 1st line and after a while you will get into the NHL. Thats how I did it. Like a boss.
Roughly 4-7% go straight to the NHL