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July 27th, 2016 In New York Rangers, Rangers Prospects, WHL 0 comments

After getting drafted 79th overall by the New York Rangers in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, and playing the last two season with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League, Sergei Zborovskiy was recently signed to an entry-level contract. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the Russian website Sport-Express, Rangers prospect Sergei...

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June 26th, 2016 In NHL Entry Draft, WHL 0 comments

There was a lot of chatter around Western Hockey League observers over the past season regarding the relative weakness of the 2016 class for the National Hockey League draft compared to recent years. But after all that chatter, WHL representation in the 2016 NHL Draft was largely unchanged from the year prior – and generally pretty typical of...

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May 6th, 2016 In WHL 0 comments

It all comes down to this. The 50th Western Hockey League season – consisting of 792 regular season games, a tie-breaker between Edmonton and Medicine Hat, and 75 playoff games – culminates with a best-of-seven clash of titans. The winning team will hoist the Ed Chenoweth Cup and join the Red Deer Rebels in the Mastercard Memorial Cup. This...

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April 29th, 2016 In CHL, Other Leagues, WHL 0 comments

There hasn't been any lack of flair for the dramatic in this year's Western Hockey League postseason. In particular, it's hard to quantify the drama seen around the Kelowna Rockets in these playoffs, who are the defending league champs and runner-up to the Oshawa Generals in last year's Memorial Cup. The Rockets finished the regular season with...

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April 21st, 2016 In WHL 0 comments

Two rounds have been completed in the Western Hockey League's playoffs and after a tumultuous second round, we're a bit closer to finding out which two clubs will represent the league in the Memorial Cup. The host Red Deer Rebels survived a seven-game scare against the Regina Pats and now press on into the conference final round, where they could...

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April 8th, 2016 In WHL 0 comments

The first round of the Western Hockey League's postseason has come and gone, and despite some bumps in the road, it went largely without many upsets. However, the predictable nature of the opening round has been followed by a second round that could go in many, many different directions. Here's how we see the second round of the WHL playoffs...

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March 23rd, 2016 In Editor's Choice, WHL 0 comments

The Western Hockey League celebrated its 50th anniversary this season, and the playoffs will be capped off with the league's Red Deer Rebels hosting the 2016 Mastercard Memorial Cup. Between now and late May, though, is a four-round, 16-team free-for-all known as the WHL playoffs. Because of several injuries and a series of wild finishes to...

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