Saturday, September 1, 2018

Prepping for Next Season with Updates to the 100 Degree Hockey Glossary

(Credit: Texas Stars)
There are more than a few confusing concepts in professional hockey, especially at the minor league level, and a number of terms get thrown around without a second thought about what they actually mean. For many years now, 100 Degree Hockey has maintained a glossary of these terms and concepts to help everyone learn more about the league and the sport.

Today we published an update for the 2018-19 season, which you can find here.

Here are the topics that are covered:
  • Affiliations
  • Standard Player Contracts
  • Two-way and one-way contracts
  • Conditioning Loans
  • Professional or Amateur Tryout Agreement (PTO/ATO)
  • Restricted free agency and qualifying offers
  • Eligibility for Players Drafted from Major Junior
  • Veteran Rule
  • Injuries in the AHL
  • AHL Playoff Format
  • Trade Deadline
  • Playoff eligibility
  • Waivers
  • Division re-alignment
  • Interconference play in the AHL
  • Training camp
  • West Coast teams and the 68-game schedule
Let us know if there are other topics that you would like to see covered.

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