Oklahoma City Barons News from The Oklahoman and NewsOK

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Charlotte upends Barons, 3-2

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Oklahoma City (28-10-5), a 3-1 winner on Thursday night, never led Friday’s game. Trevor Carrick gave Charlotte a 1-0 lead 4:27 into the second period, and then Zach Boychuk and Brody Sutter sandwiched power-play scores around a goal from Oklahoma City’s Kellen Jones.

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Barons come back to beat Charlotte, 3-1

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Oklahoma City improved its league-best record to 28-9-5 after coming back from a 1-0 deficit. Andrew Miller, Brad Hunt and Travis Ewanyk all scored within an eight-minute span of the second period. That was enough for goaltender Richard Bachman, who made 16 saves over the final two periods.

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Barons lose a wild game to Americans 8-7

    By Mike Baldwin | Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    In a game that featured constant momentum shifts, the Barons squandered a late-game two-goal lead as Rochester rallied for an 8-7 shootout win in front of 3,614 fans.

  • Oklahoma City Barons notebook: Bill Scott praises former Barons coach Todd Nelson

    By Mike Baldwin | Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    “Guys have always played hard for Todd,” Scott said. “Sometimes a change, a new coach, can make a big difference. The team has been coming together under Nelly. They’re getting more wins and playing a more competitive brand of hockey.”

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Andrew Miller on a hot streak

    By Mike Baldwin | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    The American Hockey League’s top scorer the past month, Andrew Miller scored a goal and added an assist, and rookie Bogdan Yakimov scored two goals to lead the Barons to a 5-2 win over the Texas Stars on Saturday night in front of 5,542 fans at the Cox Convention Center.

  • Oklahoma City Barons notebook: OKC evens season series with Texas Stars

    By Mike Baldwin | Updated: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    The Barons and their division rival Texas Stars have split 10 meetings this season with two games remaining in the season series, Feb. 8 in Cedar Park, Texas, and Feb. 24 in Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Texas blanks Barons

    By Mike Baldwin | Published: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Oklahoma City has lost only five games in regulation the past two months. Three of those losses have come against the Stars, who blanked the Barons 2-0 Friday night at the Cox Convention Center.

  • Oklahoma City Barons notebook: Barons in power play slump

    By Mike Baldwin | Published: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    The Barons are fourth in the American Hockey League in power play percentage (21.7), but the high ranking has been bolstered by Oklahoma City scoring at least one power-play goal in 14 of its first 15 games to start the season. If you exclude a four-goal, power-play game last Sunday at...

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Barons on the verge of making history

    By Mike Baldwin | Published: Thu, Jan 15, 2015

    For the first time in pro hockey history, the Barons can become the first team to own the best record in Triple-A at the All-Star break while its NHL affiliate owns the worst record.

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Richard Bachman notches another shutout as Barons whip Hamilton

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sun, Jan 11, 2015

    The shutout was Bachman’s third of the season. He has won four consecutive games dating back to Dec. 16; Bachman made 28 saves Saturday night in a 2-0 win over the Rochester Americans in New York.

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Richard Bachman, Barons shut out Rochester Americans

    From staff reports | Published: Sat, Jan 10, 2015

    Oklahoma City goalkeeper Richard Bachman stopped all 28 shots he faced in net as the Oklahoma City Barons defeated the Rochester Americans 2-0 Saturday night at Blue Cross Arena.

  • Oklahoma City Barons: Andrew Miller's OT goal gives Barons 5-4 win over Flames

    Published: Fri, Jan 9, 2015

    Miller’s 12th goal gave Oklahoma City its 10th win in overtime, which is one short of tying the AHL single-season record set in 2002-03 by the Chicago Wolves. The Barons, who top the Western Division and Western Conference in standings points, improved to 24-8-4.

  • Oklahoma City Barons notebook: OKC's Anton Lander, Brad Hunt named to AHL All-Star team

    BY MIKE BALDWIN | Published: Sun, Jan 4, 2015

    Oklahoma City Barons team captain Anton Lander and defenseman Brad Hunt have been named to the American Hockey League’s Western Conference All-Star team. The AHL All-Star Game weekend is Jan. 25-26 in Utica.