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Mammoth Defeats Defending Champs

DENVER - The Colorado Mammoth was without its leading scorer, Adam Jones, and its captain, Dan Coates. But that didn't stop the Mammoth from defeating the defending-champion Saskatchewan Rush, 9-7, on HealthONE Field at Pepsi Center on Thursday. Colorado managed twenty fewer shots on goal than Saskatchewan, and didn't even throw a shot that got to Rush goalie Aaron Bold in the first nine-plus minutes of the game. But Mammoth netminder Dillon Ward kept his team in the contest, shedding 15 sh... Full Story

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Monsters Top Wolves 5-0 for Fourth Straight Win

CLEVELAND - In the sixth of eight meetings between the two teams this season, Cleveland's Lake Erie Monsters defeated the Chicago Wolves on Thursday at The Q by a final score of 5-0. With the win, the Monsters' fourth consecutive victory, the Monsters improved to 26-16-4-3 overall this season and with a .602 points percentage, claimed third place alone in the AHL's Central Division standings. In the opening period, the Monsters grabbed a 1-0 lead at 4:08 when Eric Roy and Michael Chaput combined to set up Steve Eminger for an even-strength goal before Daniel Zaar notched his team-leading... Full Story

Rockford's new team introduces Rivets nickname

LOVES PARK, Ill. - Rockford's new baseball club has an answer to the oft-asked question of the team nickname - it's the Rivets. Rockford Baseball Properties, which owns and operates the Northwoods League franchise, unveiled the name Thursday at the Women of Today's Manufacturing scholarship fundraiser at the Maun-Nah-Tee-See Club. Rockford, once known as the Screw Capital of the World, at its peak produced thousands of rivets, screws and other fasteners. Rockford's own National Lock was one of the many companies nationwide that employed women who became popularized as "Rosie the Riveters... Full Story

Goaltender Peter Budaj and Defenseman Kevin Gravel Earn Promotion to Kings

Ontario, CA - The Ontario Reign, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), announced today that goaltender Peter Budaj and defenseman Kevin Gravel have been recalled from their loan by the Kings. Additionally, the Kings loaned defenseman Christian Ehrhoff to the Reign. Budaj, 33, leads the AHL with a 1.58 goals-against average, 26 wins, eight shutouts, .935 save percentage and 2285 minutes played. The Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, native stands fourth in the league with 862 saves and represented the Reign during the 2016 AHL All-... Full Story

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Most Popular Teams on OSC

The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. Northwest Arkansas Naturals - Texas League (TL)
  2. Quad City Mallards - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  4. Grand Rapids Griffins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  5. Lehigh Valley Phantoms - American Hockey League (AHL)
  6. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  7. Victoria Royals - Western Hockey League (WHL)
  8. San Antonio FC - United Soccer League (USL)
  9. Saint John Sea Dogs - Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)
  10. Western Pennsylvania - Supreme Indoor Football (SIF)


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Newest Teams on OSC

The most recent minor league and alternative professional sports teams added to OurSports Central:

Minor Leagues on OSC

OurSports Central provides coverage of select alternative and minor league professional sports leagues in addition to the top junior hockey leagues and college wood bat baseball leagues:

BASEBALL
Affiliated Minor League Baseball
ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
College Wood Bat Baseball
Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
D-League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
AFL, AIF, CIF, CIFL, IFL, SIF
Outdoor Football
CFL, FXFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
PFL, PRO Rugby
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL