With no end for sight in the NHL lockout, the American Hockey League remains the main hockey attraction in the United States. For those in need of a hockey fix, Saturday should help, as 13 AHL games fill the schedule.
In addition to the full slate of games, a few players with NHL experience will also be in action on Saturday. Cam Atkinson and Ryan Johansen of the Columbus Blue Jackets will be playing for the Springfield Falcons while Washington's Braden Holtby will suit up for the Hershey Bears.
Here is the full schedule of Saturday's AHL games:
Norfolk at St. John's, 7:30 p.m. NT
Rochester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. ET
Providence at Connecticut, 7 p.m. ET
Rockford at Grand Rapids, 7 p.m. ET
Albany at Hershey, 7 p.m. ET
Worcester at Manchester, 7 p.m. ET
Binghamton at Portland, 7 p.m. ET
Bridgeport at Springfield, 7 p.m. ET
Abbotsford at Lake Erie, 7:30 p.m. ET
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at Syracuse, 7:30 p.m. ET
San Antonio at Chicago, 7 p.m. CT
Milwaukee at Houston, 7:05 p.m. CT
Charlotte at Peoria, 7:05 p.m. CT