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KHQ Spokane
Mariners Fall To The Pirates 8Schedule Spokane Chiefs Release 2016-2017 Schedule CALGARY, Alberta – The Spo
Mariners Fall To The Pirates 8
KHQ Spokane / Posted 7 hours ago
Schedule Spokane Chiefs Release 2016-2017 Schedule CALGARY, Alberta – The Spokane Chiefs, in concurrence with the Western Hockey League, announced today their 72-game schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 regular season, including all 36 home... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucksto see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucks
Maple Ridge News / Posted 20 hours ago
to see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a second round pick by the Giants in the 2013 Western Hockey League bantam draft, played 50 games for the Giants last year in his rookie season. He posted a 3.31 goals... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucksto see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucks
Surrey Leader / Posted 20 hours ago
to see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a second round pick by the Giants in the 2013 Western Hockey League bantam draft, played 50 games for the Giants last year in his rookie season. He posted a 3.31 goals... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucksto see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucks
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 20 hours ago
to see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a second round pick by the Giants in the 2013 Western Hockey League bantam draft, played 50 games for the Giants last year in his rookie season. He posted a 3.31 goals... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucksto see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucks
Peace Arch News / Posted 20 hours ago
to see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a second round pick by the Giants in the 2013 Western Hockey League bantam draft, played 50 games for the Giants last year in his rookie season. He posted a 3.31 goals... Read more
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Langley Times
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucksto see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a
Giants goalie off to prospects camp with Canucks
Langley Times / Posted 20 hours ago
to see our players recognized, especially by our hometown NHL team.” Kulic, a second round pick by the Giants in the 2013 Western Hockey League bantam draft, played 50 games for the Giants last year in his rookie season. He posted a 3.31 goals... Read more
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The Sault Star
Hounds select skilled centreweekend. Each team from Canada's top junior leagues — the Ontario Hockey Leagu
Hounds select skilled centre
The Sault Star / Posted 22 hours ago
weekend. Each team from Canada's top junior leagues — the Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Western Hockey League — is permitted to dress and play a maximum of two import players. The skaters are selected annually... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Wheat KingsDespite having the last picks in both rounds, the reigning Western Hockey Leagu
Wheat Kings
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
Despite having the last picks in both rounds, the reigning Western Hockey League champions were able to find a pair. Brandon selected 18-year-old Linus Nassen of Sweden 59th overall and 17-year-old Daniel Bukac ... We are following the '... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mariners "Cruz" Past Pirates 5Schedule Spokane Chiefs Release 2016-2017 Schedule CALGARY, Alberta – The Spo
Mariners "Cruz" Past Pirates 5
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
Schedule Spokane Chiefs Release 2016-2017 Schedule CALGARY, Alberta – The Spokane Chiefs, in concurrence with the Western Hockey League, announced today their 72-game schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 regular season, including all 36 home... Read more
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BC Local News
Giants duo draftedwith a team-high 31 goals as well as 28 assists in 67 games. Both players shou
Giants duo drafted
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
with a team-high 31 goals as well as 28 assists in 67 games. Both players should play big roles with the Giants as the Western Hockey League team plays its first season at the Langley Events Centre. The Giants begin the WHL season when they... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and defensive mastermind, dies at 82Schedule Spokane Chiefs Release 2016-2017 Schedule CALGARY, Alberta – The Spo
Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and defensive mastermind, dies at 82
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
Schedule Spokane Chiefs Release 2016-2017 Schedule CALGARY, Alberta – The Spokane Chiefs, in concurrence with the Western Hockey League, announced today their 72-game schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 regular season, including all 36 home... Read more
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examiner.com
Hitmen announce 2016-17 WHL scheduleweek. Another special game will be on Wednesday, February 22 when the Hitmen h
Hitmen announce 2016-17 WHL schedule
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
week. Another special game will be on Wednesday, February 22 when the Hitmen host the Brandon Wheat Kings, the reigning Western Hockey League champions. That game will take place at 11 am, so school children can attend. The game is known as the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Spokane Chiefs Release 2016-2017 ScheduleSchedule CALGARY, Alberta – The Spokane Chiefs, in concurrence with the West
Spokane Chiefs Release 2016-2017 Schedule
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Schedule CALGARY, Alberta – The Spokane Chiefs, in concurrence with the Western Hockey League, announced today their 72-game schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 regular season, including all 36 home... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Bjorklund invited to national hockey campcamp, 110 players have been drafted or listed by CHL teams, including 42 from t
Bjorklund invited to national hockey camp
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
camp, 110 players have been drafted or listed by CHL teams, including 42 from the Ontario Hockey League, 40 from the Western Hockey League and 28 from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. "This is going to be the best of the best and I'm... Read more
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BC Local News
Making plans: Kootenay Ice announce 2016-17 scheduleOn the eve of the 2016 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft, the Western Hockey
Making plans: Kootenay Ice announce 2016-17 schedule
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
On the eve of the 2016 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft, the Western Hockey League made official its itinerary for the 2016-17 season. The WHL's schedule was released Monday afternoon, with first puck drop coming Friday, Sept. 23. The Kootenay... Read more
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Langley Times
Giants duo draftedwith a team-high 31 goals as well as 28 assists in 67 games. Both players shou
Giants duo drafted
Langley Times / Posted 2 days ago
with a team-high 31 goals as well as 28 assists in 67 games. Both players should play big roles with the Giants as the Western Hockey League team plays its first season at the Langley Events Centre. The Giants begin the WHL season when they... Read more
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ESPN
Pascal Laberge's emotional journey to the NHLas the first wasn't selected until the 48th-overall pick, when Philadelphia too
Pascal Laberge's emotional journey to the NHL
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
as the first wasn't selected until the 48th-overall pick, when Philadelphia took Carter Hart, from Everett of the Western Hockey League. The last time it took longer for a goalie to get the call was back in 1986, when Shawn Simpson was... Read more
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examiner.com
Three Calgary natives selected in first round of 2016 NHL Entry DraftHockey League. Bean, a defenseman, had 24 goals and 40 assists for 64 points la
Three Calgary natives selected in first round of 2016 NHL Entry Draft
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Hockey League. Bean, a defenseman, had 24 goals and 40 assists for 64 points last season with the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League. Howden, a center, had 24 goals and 40 assists for 64 points with the Moose Jaw Warriors. Five other... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Optimism is the order of the day at NHL draftfour picks. With their first selection and 51st overall they chose puck-moving
Optimism is the order of the day at NHL draft
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
four picks. With their first selection and 51st overall they chose puck-moving defenseman Kale Clague of Brandon of the Western Hockey League. “We had talked as a group about trying to restock the shelves on the back end a little bit,” said... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Maple Leafs go big at draftAdam Brooks. Rejected in two NHL drafts, the Leafs couldn’t resist after Brooks
Maple Leafs go big at draft
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Adam Brooks. Rejected in two NHL drafts, the Leafs couldn’t resist after Brooks found his scoring touch with Regina of the Western Hockey League and produced 38 goals, 120 points and won the Bobby Clarke Trophy. “We believe in his skill and his... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Optimism is the order of the day at NHL draftfour picks. With their first selection and 51st overall they chose puck-moving
Optimism is the order of the day at NHL draft
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
four picks. With their first selection and 51st overall they chose puck-moving defenseman Kale Clague of Brandon of the Western Hockey League. “We had talked as a group about trying to restock the shelves on the back end a little bit,” said... Read more
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The Buffalo News
NHL Draft notebook: Murray upgrades Sabres arsenal for on-ice battlesyear. At No. 130, the Sabres went for Vojtech Budik of the Czech Republic, who
NHL Draft notebook: Murray upgrades Sabres arsenal for on-ice battles
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
year. At No. 130, the Sabres went for Vojtech Budik of the Czech Republic, who played last season for Prince Albert in the Western Hockey League. Nyberg had four goals and 14 assists in 45 for Linkoping in Sweden’s SuperElit League. The 6-1,... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
NHL Draft: Sharks bring in five new faces, prepare to lose otherspick at No. 111. Gregor, listed at 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds, had 73 points in 7
NHL Draft: Sharks bring in five new faces, prepare to lose others
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
pick at No. 111. Gregor, listed at 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds, had 73 points in 72 games for the Moose Jaw Warriors of the Western Hockey League this past season. Gregor was ranked 45th among North American skaters. The Sharks also took German... Read more
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The Mercury News
NHL draft: Sharks bring in five new faces, prepare to lose otherspick at No. 111. Gregor, listed at 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds, had 73 points in 7
NHL draft: Sharks bring in five new faces, prepare to lose others
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
pick at No. 111. Gregor, listed at 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds, had 73 points in 72 games for the Moose Jaw Warriors of the Western Hockey League this past season. Gregor was ranked 45th among North American skaters. The Sharks also took German... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sharks load up on forwards in NHL Draftselected: Noah Gregor (4th, No. 111): Born in Edmonton, the speedy center has
Sharks load up on forwards in NHL Draft
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
selected: Noah Gregor (4th, No. 111): Born in Edmonton, the speedy center has played two seasons with Moose Jaw of the Western Hockey League. The 5-11, 175-pound Gregor scored 28 goals and 73 points in 72 games, third most for the Warriors. A... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL Draft Weekend Takeaways: The biggest moves yet to comewhich delivered three first-rounders (Tyson Jost, Dante Fabbro, Cholowski) and
NHL Draft Weekend Takeaways: The biggest moves yet to come
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
which delivered three first-rounders (Tyson Jost, Dante Fabbro, Cholowski) and looked like it might have more than the Western Hockey League until the WHL rallied late in the first round. This matters. For a kid facing the choice, seeing the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Lightning make 9 picks on Day 2 of draftto select defenseman Libor Hajek. The 6-foot-2, 196-pound defenseman skated in
Lightning make 9 picks on Day 2 of draft
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
to select defenseman Libor Hajek. The 6-foot-2, 196-pound defenseman skated in 69 games with the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League last season, recording three goals and 26 points to go along with 76 penalty minutes. He led all... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Kings, Ducks each claim four as draft ends; Kings trade for goalie Campbellhave a first-round pick Friday, used the 51st pick to claim defenseman Kale Cla
Kings, Ducks each claim four as draft ends; Kings trade for goalie Campbell
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
have a first-round pick Friday, used the 51st pick to claim defenseman Kale Clague from the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League. He’s 6 feet tall and 177 pounds and had six goals and 43 points in 71 games last season. He’s... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
With draft over, teams can now ask: 'Are we there yet?'N.Y. — Tyler Benson was so dominant as a Bantam player with the South Side Athl
With draft over, teams can now ask: 'Are we there yet?'
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
N.Y. — Tyler Benson was so dominant as a Bantam player with the South Side Athletic Club in Edmonton, folks around the Western Hockey League wondered if he was deserving of “Exceptional Player” status. “They come around once every 10 years or... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Elynuik Drafted in 3rd Round by HurricanesApril 14 at 4:30 p.m. PDT. Yamamoto, a 5-foot-9 forward from Spokane, led the C
Elynuik Drafted in 3rd Round by Hurricanes
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
April 14 at 4:30 p.m. PDT. Yamamoto, a 5-foot-9 forward from Spokane, led the Chiefs in scoring during the 2015-16 Western Hockey League season, tallying 19 goals and 52 assists for 71 points in 57 games. He added a goal and four assists in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Auston Matthews is first of 12 Americans chosen in NHL first roundacquired when they traded Frederik Andersen to Toronto, and they used it on cen
Auston Matthews is first of 12 Americans chosen in NHL first round
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
acquired when they traded Frederik Andersen to Toronto, and they used it on center Sam Steel of the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League. Considered smart and responsible defensively, Steel had 23 goals and 70 points in 72 games last... Read more
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Everett Herald
Tips' Hart not drafted in first round Silvertips goaltender Carter Hart was not of the 30 players selected in the first round of the NFL Draft on Friday, but is expected to be selected in the second round on Saturday.the upcoming year. Jost was just the second BCHL player ever taken in the top 1
Tips' Hart not drafted in first round Silvertips goaltender Carter Hart was not of the 30 players selected in the first round of the NFL Draft on Friday, but is expected to be selected in the second round on Saturday.
Everett Herald / Posted 5 days ago
the upcoming year. Jost was just the second BCHL player ever taken in the top 10.Three years after he went undrafted in the Western Hockey League bantam draft, Jake Bean was the first WHL player taken as the Calgary Hitmen defenseman went No. 13... Read more
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Everett Herald
Tips' Hart not drafted in first round Silvertips goaltender Carter Hart was not of the 30 players selected in the first round of the NFL Draft on Friday, but is expected to be selected in the second round on Saturday.the upcoming year. Jost was just the second BCHL player ever taken in the top 1
Tips' Hart not drafted in first round Silvertips goaltender Carter Hart was not of the 30 players selected in the first round of the NFL Draft on Friday, but is expected to be selected in the second round on Saturday.
Everett Herald / Posted 5 days ago
the upcoming year. Jost was just the second BCHL player ever taken in the top 10.Three years after he went undrafted in the Western Hockey League bantam draft, Jake Bean was the first WHL player taken as the Calgary Hitmen defenseman went No. 13... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Carolina Hurricanes pick a defensemen in Friday's NHL Draftthe 13th overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, the Carolina Hurricanes have selec
Carolina Hurricanes pick a defensemen in Friday's NHL Draft
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
the 13th overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, the Carolina Hurricanes have selected defenseman Jake Bean from Calgary of the Western Hockey League. The 6-foot, 173-pound blue liner led WHL defensemen with 24 goals, and he tallied 64 points in 68... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Avalanche nabs center Tyson Jost with 10th pickgames. Because he passed on a chance to play for the Everett Silvertips — who m
Avalanche nabs center Tyson Jost with 10th pick
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 5 days ago
games. Because he passed on a chance to play for the Everett Silvertips — who made him the No. 7 overall choice in the 2013 Western Hockey League bantam draft — and didn't play major junior, he preserved his NCAA eligibility. "He's just a great... Read more
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The News & Observer
Carolina Hurricanes select Bean with 13th pick of NHL draft2014 with the No. 7 pick. Bean, born in Calgary, had 24 goals and 40 assists i
Carolina Hurricanes select Bean with 13th pick of NHL draft
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
2014 with the No. 7 pick. Bean, born in Calgary, had 24 goals and 40 assists in 68 games for the Hitmen last season in the Western Hockey League. He is the son of John Bean, the chief operating officer of the Calgary Flames. While the Canes... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Matthews now poster child for Maple Leafs Cup hopeshockey. After setting scoring records with the U.S. national development team,
Matthews now poster child for Maple Leafs Cup hopes
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 5 days ago
hockey. After setting scoring records with the U.S. national development team, he eschewed college scholarships and the Western Hockey League by signing with Zurich in September. Once again, it was the road less traveled. Once again, Matthews... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly is full of prodigies, so how do they stack up?It's that they have less of it. And considering how well Provorov played at the
Philly is full of prodigies, so how do they stack up?
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
It's that they have less of it. And considering how well Provorov played at the World Junior Championships and in the Western Hockey League, he has fewer questions than even Simmons does. 1, Provorov. 2, Simmons. 3, Wentz. 4, Moniak. If you... Read more
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BC Local News
Cooking up international flavourstime, we need a defenceman who can improve our defense. As young as we were las
Cooking up international flavours
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
time, we need a defenceman who can improve our defense. As young as we were last year, we gave up the most goals in the Western Hockey League. "We're leaning towards a forward [with the first-overall selection], but at the same time, there are... Read more
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The News & Observer
Canes have many way to improve in this draftNo. 21, might consider Logan Stanley of Windsor (OHL), Charlie McAvoy of Boston
Canes have many way to improve in this draft
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
No. 21, might consider Logan Stanley of Windsor (OHL), Charlie McAvoy of Boston University or Jake Bean of Calgary in the Western Hockey League. Bean had 24 goals and 40 assists last season, showing his capability as an offensive threat. “When... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Top NHL prospect Matthews set for Buffalo via Zurichteams are for-profit ventures. When Matthews decided to play in Switzerland in
Top NHL prospect Matthews set for Buffalo via Zurich
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
teams are for-profit ventures. When Matthews decided to play in Switzerland instead of with the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League (WHL), who controlled his amateur rights, hockey experts questioned whether he had hurt his NHL draft... Read more
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TSN
Patrick poised to be the next great NHL prospectand he’s the backbone of a franchise.” Patrick has played parts of three seaso
Patrick poised to be the next great NHL prospect
TSN / Posted 7 days ago
and he’s the backbone of a franchise.” Patrick has played parts of three seasons with the Brandon Wheat Kings in the Western Hockey League. He saw action in three games as a 15-year-old before scoring 30 goals in his 16-year-old season,... Read more
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New England Sports Network
What Can Bruins Expect With 14th Overall Pick In 2016 NHL Draft?his first Bruins development camp last summer, remained in juniors this season.
What Can Bruins Expect With 14th Overall Pick In 2016 NHL Draft?
New England Sports Network / Posted 8 days ago
his first Bruins development camp last summer, remained in juniors this season. The 19-year-old played in 61 games in the Western Hockey League — he was traded from the Swift Current Broncos to the Red Deer Rebels mid-season and also missed time... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Yamamoto Invited to USA Hockey CampApril 14 at 4:30 p.m. PDT. Yamamoto, a 5-foot-9 forward from Spokane, led the C
Yamamoto Invited to USA Hockey Camp
KHQ Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
April 14 at 4:30 p.m. PDT. Yamamoto, a 5-foot-9 forward from Spokane, led the Chiefs in scoring during the 2015-16 Western Hockey League season, tallying 19 goals and 52 assists for 71 points in 57 games. He added a goal and four assists in... Read more
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BC Local News
Kimberley native Isaac Schacher commits to University of Reginahis commitment and wish him all the best next season and beyond.” Schacher, a
Kimberley native Isaac Schacher commits to University of Regina
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
his commitment and wish him all the best next season and beyond.” Schacher, a 20-year-old defenceman, enjoyed a 139-game Western Hockey League career, splitting time with the Victoria Royals, Regina Pats and Saskatoon Blades after getting started... Read more
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ESPN
Coyotes name AHL affiliate Tucson Roadrunnersand moved it to Tucson. The Roadrunners name was first used in Arizona hockey
Coyotes name AHL affiliate Tucson Roadrunners
ESPN / Posted 9 days ago
and moved it to Tucson. The Roadrunners name was first used in Arizona hockey in 1967 when the Phoenix Roadrunners of the Western Hockey League became Arizona's first professional sports team. The moniker stuck for Phoenix's World Hockey... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Glen Gulutzan: 5 things to know about the Calgary Flames' new head coachan honour to be standing up here — truthfully — and to be the coach of such a d
Glen Gulutzan: 5 things to know about the Calgary Flames' new head coach
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
an honour to be standing up here — truthfully — and to be the coach of such a distinguished franchise.” He almost won a Western Hockey League title as a player Gulutzan capped his junior career as captain of the Saskatoon Blades, although it... Read more
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Calgary Sun
New Calgary Flames coach Glen Gulutzan's leadership abilities were on full display in his WHL playing daysassistant coach in San Jose and Gully was in the stands watching one of our scr
New Calgary Flames coach Glen Gulutzan's leadership abilities were on full display in his WHL playing days
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
assistant coach in San Jose and Gully was in the stands watching one of our scrimmages or practices,” recalled Molleken, a Western Hockey League coaching legend who selected Gulutzan as captain for the 1991-92 edition of the Saskatoon... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Size doesn’t always matter for NHL goalie prospectsup to you,” said Zach Sawchenko, an expected mid-rounder who this past season p
Size doesn’t always matter for NHL goalie prospects
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
up to you,” said Zach Sawchenko, an expected mid-rounder who this past season posted a .916 save percentage in 51 Western Hockey League games for the Moose Jaw Warriors. Generally speaking, the 2016 class boasts a nice mix of taller... Read more
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BC Local News
Langley-based Giants sign third overall bantam pickchanged homes from the Pacific Coliseum to the Langley Events Centre – announce
Langley-based Giants sign third overall bantam pick
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
changed homes from the Pacific Coliseum to the Langley Events Centre – announced the signing of defenceman Bowen Byram to a Western Hockey League Player Agreement. The Giants selected Byram with the third overall pick in last month’s WHL Bantam... Read more
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