Columbus, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Columbus Blue Jackets extended their
agreement with the Springfield Falcons for the club to serve as the
organization's American Hockey League affiliate through the 2014-15 season.
The Springfield Falcons are currently in their 19th AHL season and have served
as the AHL affiliate of the Blue Jackets since 2010-11.
"Our affiliation with the Springfield Falcons has been very successful and we
are excited to extend our relationship with Springfield through the 2014-15
season," said Blue Jackets assistant general manager Chris MacFarland, who
oversees hockey operations for the club's affiliates. "The Falcons
organization, from Charles Pompea and Bruce Landon to the coaching staff led
by Brad Larsen, has provided our young players with a great environment in
which to develop and have success."
The Falcons this season have the best record in the Eastern Conference and
second-best mark in the AHL at 16-4-2.
Last season, the Falcons posted a franchise-best 45-22-9 record and captured
the Northeast Division title.
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