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Vernon Morning Star
Vernon's Ken Holland remains humble in Detroit Red Wings postwith the B.C. Junior Hockey League’s Vernon Essos before boarding a Greyhound h
Vernon's Ken Holland remains humble in Detroit Red Wings post
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 6 hours ago
with the B.C. Junior Hockey League’s Vernon Essos before boarding a Greyhound heading east to the Medicine Hat Tigers’ Western Hockey League training camp. Holland made the squad, “had a cup of coffee” as a player in the NHL with the Whalers,... Read more
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BC Local News
Vernon's Ken Holland remains humble in Detroit Red Wings postwith the B.C. Junior Hockey League’s Vernon Essos before boarding a Greyhound h
Vernon's Ken Holland remains humble in Detroit Red Wings post
BC Local News / Posted 6 hours ago
with the B.C. Junior Hockey League’s Vernon Essos before boarding a Greyhound heading east to the Medicine Hat Tigers’ Western Hockey League training camp. Holland made the squad, “had a cup of coffee” as a player in the NHL with the Whalers,... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Rockets high on young D-manblueliner from Yorkton, SK was ecstatic when the Rockets chose him in the first
Rockets high on young D-man
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 8 hours ago
blueliner from Yorkton, SK was ecstatic when the Rockets chose him in the first round, 11th overall, in this spring's Western Hockey League bantam draft. "I was in shock, it was my number one pick out of the whole league," Korczak said of... Read more
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Nelson Star
Nelson's Bruno Campese hired by NHL's Las Vegas franchisenature. We finalized the details on the weekend." Campese, who was the general
Nelson's Bruno Campese hired by NHL's Las Vegas franchise
Nelson Star / Posted 12 hours ago
nature. We finalized the details on the weekend." Campese, who was the general manager of the Prince Albert Raiders in the Western Hockey League, was contacted by Kelly McCrimmon, former GM of the Brandon Wheat Kings, who is the assistant general... Read more
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BC Local News
Nelson's Bruno Campese hired by NHL's Las Vegas franchisenature. We finalized the details on the weekend." Campese, who was the general
Nelson's Bruno Campese hired by NHL's Las Vegas franchise
BC Local News / Posted 12 hours ago
nature. We finalized the details on the weekend." Campese, who was the general manager of the Prince Albert Raiders in the Western Hockey League, was contacted by Kelly McCrimmon, former GM of the Brandon Wheat Kings, who is the assistant general... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Son of Notorious Minor League Goon Might Be Next Big Thing in US HockeyCrosby. Hard to knock off his feet, just cutting around the defense and acceler
Son of Notorious Minor League Goon Might Be Next Big Thing in US Hockey
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
Crosby. Hard to knock off his feet, just cutting around the defense and accelerating." In May, the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League selected Toporowski with the eighth pick in the first round of the bantam draft, which marked the first... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Armstrong takes over as Wheat Kings' GMa McCrimmon in the front office; 30-year-old Mick was hired as assistant GM. He
Armstrong takes over as Wheat Kings' GM
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
a McCrimmon in the front office; 30-year-old Mick was hired as assistant GM. He will be involved in scouting bantam and Western Hockey League games as part of his hockey operations work, and also involved in business operations. In Victoria,... Read more
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Nelson Star
Campese lured away from OHA by NHL's Las Vegas franchisenature. We finalized the details on the weekend.” Campese, who was the general
Campese lured away from OHA by NHL's Las Vegas franchise
Nelson Star / Posted 2 days ago
nature. We finalized the details on the weekend.” Campese, who was the general manager of the Prince Albert Raiders in the Western Hockey League, was contacted by Kelly McCrimmon, former GM of the Brandon Wheat Kings, who is the assistant general... Read more
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BC Local News
Campese lured away from OHA by NHL's Las Vegas franchisenature. We finalized the details on the weekend.” Campese, who was the general
Campese lured away from OHA by NHL's Las Vegas franchise
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
nature. We finalized the details on the weekend.” Campese, who was the general manager of the Prince Albert Raiders in the Western Hockey League, was contacted by Kelly McCrimmon, former GM of the Brandon Wheat Kings, who is the assistant general... Read more
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BC Local News
Kootenay Ice announce training camp schedulefrom the rink, the Kootenay Ice return to Western Financial Place next Monday,
Kootenay Ice announce training camp schedule
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
from the rink, the Kootenay Ice return to Western Financial Place next Monday, Aug. 29, when the club opens its 2016 Western Hockey League training camp at 9 a.m. “We are eager to begin training camp with new energy after a disappointing... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Smith ready to guide Rocketsthe Kelowna Rockets. But there's little question about how the new head coach
Smith ready to guide Rockets
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 5 days ago
the Kelowna Rockets. But there's little question about how the new head coach expects his team to play during the 2016-17 Western Hockey League season. "What we're going to stress is that this is a team that's going work and compete for 60... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Crowe lands dream job calling gamescool and I would like to do that some day," Crowe said. "Ultimately that’s wher
Crowe lands dream job calling games
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
cool and I would like to do that some day," Crowe said. "Ultimately that’s where my career led me. There’s no team in the Western Hockey League or even in any hockey league that I’m more passionate about than Brandon." Crowe, who worked at CKLQ... Read more
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BC Local News
Coyle returns to North America after stint in European odd-man rush and Jace is a guy who can do that and help us teach the younger
Coyle returns to North America after stint in Europe
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
an odd-man rush and Jace is a guy who can do that and help us teach the younger guys as well." Following a four-year Western Hockey League career with the Spokane Chiefs and Medicine Hat Tigers, Coyle turned pro after signing with the NHL's... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Gordie Howe’s family wants his remains interred in Saskatoon statuewith a commemorative plaque on top to protect them.” SaskTel Centre has offere
Gordie Howe’s family wants his remains interred in Saskatoon statue
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
with a commemorative plaque on top to protect them.” SaskTel Centre has offered to cover up to $6,000 of the cost. The Western Hockey League Saskatoon Blades, who play at the arena, would handle the rest. Numerous facilities and a street in... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Assistants thrilled with positionscoach will help rookie bench boss David Anning with the Brandon Wheat Kings thi
Assistants thrilled with positions
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
coach will help rookie bench boss David Anning with the Brandon Wheat Kings this season. Aaron Rome, 32, a five-year Western Hockey League player who played 226 regular season games in the National Hockey League, Don MacGillivray, 51, a... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Anning takes over behind the benchRome and Tyler Plante are taking on new roles in the Brandon Wheat Kings organi
Anning takes over behind the bench
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Rome and Tyler Plante are taking on new roles in the Brandon Wheat Kings organization as it heads into its 50th year in the Western Hockey League. (Colin Corneau/Brandon Sun) A year after it was first discussed, David Anning is the head coach of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheat Kings unveil new coaching staffin the first round, won’t report. The changes took place just prior to the sta
Wheat Kings unveil new coaching staff
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
in the first round, won’t report. The changes took place just prior to the start of the franchise’s 50th season in the Western Hockey League. In an initiative spearheaded jointly by The Brandon Sun and the Wheat Kings, fans will have a chance... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Remembering his roots: Family wants Gordie Howe interred in Saskatoon statuewith a commemorative plaque on top to protect them." SaskTel Centre has offere
Remembering his roots: Family wants Gordie Howe interred in Saskatoon statue
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
with a commemorative plaque on top to protect them." SaskTel Centre has offered to cover up to $6,000 of the cost. The Western Hockey League Saskatoon Blades, who play at the arena, would handle the rest. Numerous facilities and a street in... Read more
3 related stories
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Brandon Sun
Remembering his roots: Family wants Gordie Howe interred in Saskatoon statuewith a commemorative plaque on top to protect them." SaskTel Centre has offere
Remembering his roots: Family wants Gordie Howe interred in Saskatoon statue
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
with a commemorative plaque on top to protect them." SaskTel Centre has offered to cover up to $6,000 of the cost. The Western Hockey League Saskatoon Blades, who play at the arena, would handle the rest. Numerous facilities and a street in... Read more
3 related stories
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Aldergrove Star
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centrevice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Comme
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centre
Aldergrove Star / Posted 8 days ago
vice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting. The pair were discussing the Western Hockey League club’s move from the Pacific Coliseum — their home for the team’s first 15 years — to the Langley... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centrevice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Comme
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centre
Maple Ridge News / Posted 8 days ago
vice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting. The pair were discussing the Western Hockey League club’s move from the Pacific Coliseum — their home for the team’s first 15 years — to the Langley... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centrevice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Comme
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centre
Surrey Leader / Posted 8 days ago
vice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting. The pair were discussing the Western Hockey League club’s move from the Pacific Coliseum — their home for the team’s first 15 years — to the Langley... Read more
7 related stories
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Abbotsford News
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centrevice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Comme
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centre
Abbotsford News / Posted 8 days ago
vice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting. The pair were discussing the Western Hockey League club’s move from the Pacific Coliseum — their home for the team’s first 15 years — to the Langley... Read more
7 related stories
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BC Local News
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centrevice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Comme
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centre
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
vice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting. The pair were discussing the Western Hockey League club’s move from the Pacific Coliseum — their home for the team’s first 15 years — to the Langley... Read more
7 related stories
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Cloverdale Reporter
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centrevice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Comme
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centre
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
vice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting. The pair were discussing the Western Hockey League club’s move from the Pacific Coliseum — their home for the team’s first 15 years — to the Langley... Read more
7 related stories
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Peace Arch News
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centrevice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Comme
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centre
Peace Arch News / Posted 8 days ago
vice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting. The pair were discussing the Western Hockey League club’s move from the Pacific Coliseum — their home for the team’s first 15 years — to the Langley... Read more
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Langley Times
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centrevice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Comme
Giants ready for 'lively' atmosphere at Langley Events Centre
Langley Times / Posted 8 days ago
vice president, were the guest speakers at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce meeting. The pair were discussing the Western Hockey League club’s move from the Pacific Coliseum — their home for the team’s first 15 years — to the Langley... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Chiefs GM Tim Speltz accepts scouting job with Maple Leafs1990. In the subsequent 26 years under his leadership, the organization has exp
Chiefs GM Tim Speltz accepts scouting job with Maple Leafs
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
1990. In the subsequent 26 years under his leadership, the organization has experienced success rivaled by very few in the Western Hockey League, winning two WHL Championships and Memorial Cups in 1991 and 2008. In Speltz’s 26 years at the helm,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Shanahan pulls out all stops to sign free agent Jimmy VeseySpokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz will be joining the organization. “T
Shanahan pulls out all stops to sign free agent Jimmy Vesey
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Spokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz will be joining the organization. “Tim will be doing some scouting for us in the Western Hockey League,” said Shanahan, hinting at wider duties. Without stepping on general manager Lou Lamoriello’s toes,... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Colorado Eagles sign former all-star center Casey Pierro-Zaboteltime in the AHL, playing in 17 games with one goal and two assists. An accompli
Colorado Eagles sign former all-star center Casey Pierro-Zabotel
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
time in the AHL, playing in 17 games with one goal and two assists. An accomplished junior, Pierro-Zabotel played in the Western Hockey League, a major-junior hockey league based in Canada and the Northwestern United States, scoring 115 points in... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Geekie juggling teamsseason in the Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League after being selected by the Cal
Geekie juggling teams
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 days ago
season in the Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League after being selected by the Calgary Hitmen in the second round of the 2015 Western Hockey League draft. He was also named to Hockey Manitoba’s under-16 Program of Excellence team last winter. Geekie... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Oilers trade veteran goalie to BCHLsee where we are with the 20�s,� Robson said. �Then we will watch the wire to s
Oilers trade veteran goalie to BCHL
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 15 days ago
see where we are with the 20�s,� Robson said. �Then we will watch the wire to see which 20-year-olds are dropped from the Western Hockey League on Oct. 10, see if anyone becomes available. �I think we will keep one of the overage spots open until... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack Minor Hockey hires ex-Chilliwack Chief Maloneycaptured a juvenile provincial championship in 2015. But Chilliwackians not na
Chilliwack Minor Hockey hires ex-Chilliwack Chief Maloney
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 16 days ago
captured a juvenile provincial championship in 2015. But Chilliwackians not named Ryan Bowen have been a rare sight in the Western Hockey League bantam draft and the association lags far behind powerhouses like the North Shore and Burnaby Winter... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack Minor Hockey hires ex-Chilliwack Chief Maloneycaptured a juvenile provincial championship in 2015. But Chilliwackians not na
Chilliwack Minor Hockey hires ex-Chilliwack Chief Maloney
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
captured a juvenile provincial championship in 2015. But Chilliwackians not named Ryan Bowen have been a rare sight in the Western Hockey League bantam draft and the association lags far behind powerhouses like the North Shore and Burnaby Winter... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Klippenstein thankful for opportunityThe Brandon Wheat Kings celebrate their Western Hockey League title in May afte
Klippenstein thankful for opportunity
Brandon Sun / Posted 16 days ago
The Brandon Wheat Kings celebrate their Western Hockey League title in May after beating the Seattle Thunderbirds in Kent, Wash. The team is losing its director of scouting, Wade Klippenstein, shown in the back, who is leaving Brandon for an NHL job.... Read more
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Philly.com
Waiting on young players is tough for Philly fansincluding 60 goals, in 60 games last season in the Ontario Hockey League, and P
Waiting on young players is tough for Philly fans
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
including 60 goals, in 60 games last season in the Ontario Hockey League, and Provorov had 73 points in 62 games in the Western Hockey League. It is not too great a stretch to suggest that, if they were to join the Flyers, Provorov would become... Read more
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Langley Times
Williams, Bilous make Team BC shortlistB.C. at the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup from Oct. 18 to 23 in Calgary. Bo
Williams, Bilous make Team BC shortlist
Langley Times / Posted 20 days ago
B.C. at the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup from Oct. 18 to 23 in Calgary. Both players were drafted this past May in the Western Hockey League bantam draft with Williams becoming the highest-ever Langley born player selected when he was taken... Read more
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Langley Times
Langley's Capstick, Hollett on NHL draft radardefenceman for the Langley Rivermen in the BC Hockey League while Hollett is a
Langley's Capstick, Hollett on NHL draft radar
Langley Times / Posted 20 days ago
defenceman for the Langley Rivermen in the BC Hockey League while Hollett is a goaltender with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League. The 17-year-old Capstick is preparing for his second season with the Rivermen. As a a 16-year-old... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Leach, Whitfield named P-Bruins' assistant coachesimportant the development of young players has become for NHL teams. Whitfield
Leach, Whitfield named P-Bruins' assistant coaches
The Providence Journal / Posted 21 days ago
important the development of young players has become for NHL teams. Whitfield was an assistant coach for Calgary of the Western Hockey League last season and Portland of the AHL in 2014-15. A pro for 16 seasons, he played 194 games with four NHL... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Kelly McCrimmon on leaving the Wheat Kings to create Las Vegas' NHL culture (Puck Daddy Q&A)general manager George McPhee and owner Bill Foley. McCrimmon, who has been wit
Kelly McCrimmon on leaving the Wheat Kings to create Las Vegas' NHL culture (Puck Daddy Q&A)
Yahoo Sports / Posted 21 days ago
general manager George McPhee and owner Bill Foley. McCrimmon, who has been with Brandon since 1988, turned the team into a Western Hockey League powerhouse and currently has several former players in big roles in the NHL. One former Brandon player... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Leaving for Las Vegas(COLIN CORNEAU/THE BRANDON SUN) Kelly McCrimmon is headed to Las Vegas. The B
Leaving for Las Vegas
Brandon Sun / Posted 22 days ago
(COLIN CORNEAU/THE BRANDON SUN) Kelly McCrimmon is headed to Las Vegas. The Brandon Wheat Kings owner isn’t selling his Western Hockey League team, but he is stepping away from his duties as general manager and head coach to join the National... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheat Kings plan announcement todaythe team offered him a job in the summer of 2015. He chose instead to return to
Wheat Kings plan announcement today
Brandon Sun / Posted 23 days ago
the team offered him a job in the summer of 2015. He chose instead to return to a Wheat Kings team he led to their first Western Hockey League title since 1995-96. The rumour mill began churning last Wednesday when Guy Flaming of the Pipeline... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Canadian junior team’s goalie situation ‘wide open’the dust settles, it’s quite possible that Hart will be the starter for Canada.
Canadian junior team’s goalie situation ‘wide open’
Calgary Sun / Posted 24 days ago
the dust settles, it’s quite possible that Hart will be the starter for Canada. He won 35 games for Everett of the Western Hockey League last season and was named the CHL goalie of the year. “You can’t worry about anyone else,” Hart said.... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Las Vegas NHL team to hire Kelly McCrimmon as assistant GMpart owner of the Brandon Wheat Kings. The University of Michigan grad has work
Las Vegas NHL team to hire Kelly McCrimmon as assistant GM
Yahoo Sports / Posted 26 days ago
part owner of the Brandon Wheat Kings. The University of Michigan grad has worked in Brandon, one of the top teams in the Western Hockey League, since 1988. Las Vegas has not officially announced it has hired an assistant general... Read more
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Brandon Sun
McCrimmon linked to Las Vegas job in NHLthe team offered him a job in the summer of 2015. He chose instead to return to
McCrimmon linked to Las Vegas job in NHL
Brandon Sun / Posted 26 days ago
the team offered him a job in the summer of 2015. He chose instead to return to a Wheat Kings team he led to their first Western Hockey League title since 1995-96. The rumour mill began churning on Wednesday when Guy Flaming of the Pipeline... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Luebke, voice of the Wheat Kings, parts ways with CKLQsurprise departure prompted an outpouring of support from the tightly knit comm
Luebke, voice of the Wheat Kings, parts ways with CKLQ
Brandon Sun / Posted 27 days ago
surprise departure prompted an outpouring of support from the tightly knit community of play-by-play announcers in the Western Hockey League. Cam Moon, who calls games for the Red Deer Rebels, said the veteran voice of the Wheat Kings will be... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
Bruderheim renames arenaseasons with the Gryphons and also plays junior women’s lacrosse. Local hockey
Bruderheim renames arena
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 28 days ago
seasons with the Gryphons and also plays junior women’s lacrosse. Local hockey players Patrick Kozyra (who played in the Western Hockey League from 2006-2010) and Matthew Snider (who played Tier 2 junior) have also been invited to showcase... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Brock adds two netmindersBombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. He also spent time with the R
Brock adds two netminders
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 28 days ago
Bombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. He also spent time with the Regina Pats and Prince George Cougars of the Western Hockey League and Grande Prairie Storm of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Brooks-Potts is joining the Badgers... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Brock adds two netmindersBombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. He also spent time with the R
Brock adds two netminders
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 28 days ago
Bombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. He also spent time with the Regina Pats and Prince George Cougars of the Western Hockey League and Grande Prairie Storm of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Brooks-Potts is joining the Badgers... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Brock adds two netmindersBombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. He also spent time with the R
Brock adds two netminders
Welland Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Bombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. He also spent time with the Regina Pats and Prince George Cougars of the Western Hockey League and Grande Prairie Storm of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Brooks-Potts is joining the Badgers... Read more
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