The American Hockey League has revised its divisional format:
A new division alignment for the 2018-19 season has been approved by the AHL Board of Governors.
— AHL (@TheAHL) May 7, 2018
The Grand Rapids Griffins will lose a familiar rival in the Cleveland Monsters, and will welcome both the Texas Stars and San Antonio Rampage to the Central Division.
Here’s the AHL’s press release:
Changes from the 2017-18 season include:
- Colorado joining the AHL as its 31st active team and playing in the Pacific Division
- San Antonio and Texas moving from the Pacific Division to the Central Division
- Cleveland moving from the Central Division to the North Division
The playing schedule for the 2018-19 regular season, which begins Oct. 5, will be announced this summer.