This site was created in July of 1998 as an unofficial
homepage for the Lowell Lock Monsters hockey club. There were no
other pages dedicated to the team at the time and the goals of
the site are to provide as much information about the team and
the American Hockey League as I can.
- August 3, 1998:
- The official Lock Monsters schedule
is placed on- line. Various other changes are made
including a message board and mailing list. Also a
breaking news section was added to the main page.
- August 8, 1998:
- Re-designed the Links page and added a separate American
Hockey League page, added links to all official team
pages as well as pages from the League website and a
number of fan and booster club pages.
- Added pictures to the press conference recap of the
Roanoke Express press
conference to announce the affiliation with the Lock
- August 20, 1998:
- Fixed minor inconsistencies in the Official
American Hockey League schedule with the Lock
- Created page dedicated to the team's rink, the Paul
- August 27, 1998:
- Created a trivia
contest. Please check out the questions and join in the
- August 29, 1998:
- Created a webring
dedicated to websites dedicated to the Eastern Conference
of the AHL
- August 30, 1998:
- Re-designed the Links
- September 3, 1998:
- Finally found a link for the on-line addition of the Lowell
Sun. The local Lowell newspaper. Added many missing
- Setember 12, 1998
- Added the pre-season roster.
- Added links for Kentucky and Albany fan sites and created
Messageboard in association with my friend Kirsten,
maintainer of the Duck
- September 19, 2998:
- Added a Chatroom,
update the roster, created an FAQ
page, added link for a Portland fan site, updated logo
for AHL East webring. Created seperate menu pages for
Internet Explorer and Netscape users. All other content
is the same.
- September 23, 1998:
- Added links for two Providence Bruins Pages. Added
articles to the News page.
- September 27, 1998:
- Added link for Tblades Hockey. Added game recaps and
multiple news items. Added a picture
- September 28, 1998:
- Added link for the Adirondack Red Wings booster club.
Added news article archive.
- October 9, 1998
- Mulitple updates occured. News items from October 1
onward were added after a hardware issue prevented me
from updating the site. The front page for Netsape users
was overhauled and the IE page will be done shortly.
Multiple AHL information sources were added. The stats
page now has content as does the recaps page.
- October 10, 1998
- Changed the URL for Amie's Springfield Falcons Page.
Added the game previews page. Added a new chatroom
- October 11, 1998
- Added game recaps for all games played this season.
Updated news section and added information to Statistics
- October 13, 1998
- Added a new
messageboard interface. Added scoresheets to the game
recaps to replace the box scores. It allows for an easier
to read interface and is more detailed in places than the
- October 30, 1998
- Added new categories to the Statistics
page. Various little errors were corrected.
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