Western Hockey League

Zach Fucale [photo: David Chan]

Fucale vs. Comrie: Canada’s Goaltending Duel

Team Canada’s World Junior camp is well underway now with less than two weeks until Boxing Day. Though the team is waiting for decisions on some eligible players in the NHL, […]

Radel Fazleev [photo: Amy Irvin]

Calgary’s Teddy Bear Toss Turns 20

The Calgary Hitmen are celebrating their 20th Western Hockey League season in 2014-15. And that means there was another anniversary celebrated in Calgary – the annual Teddy Bear Toss. The […]

by · December 7, 2014 · 0 comments · WHL
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Sam Reinhart of the WHL's Kootenay Ice will be expected to lead the way offensively and is also a candidate to captain Team Canada at the 2015 world juniors.

2014 Subway Super Series: Team WHL Preview

Bring on the Ruskies! It’s that time of the year again, time for the Subway Super Series — a six-game exhibition showcase with Canadian Hockey League all-star teams representing the […]

WHL Roundup: Rockets, Winterhawks renew rivalry

WHL Roundup: Rockets, Winterhawks renew rivalry

This is the week most WHL fans had circled on their calendar. It marked the first meeting of the season between perennial Western Conference powerhouses, with the Kelowna Rockets visiting […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
The Portland Winterhawks diminutive draft eligible Nicolas Petan has been dynamite in the Dub this year (Photo: WHL.ca)

Brutal Hit Sidelines Jets Prospect

There may not be a fiercer rivalry in the Western Hockey League than the feud that exists between the Portland Winterhawks and the Seattle Thunderbirds. The two bitter foes have […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 4 comments · WHL, Winnipeg Jets
The Portland Winterhawks are still tough to stop (whl.ca)

WHL Roundup: Winterhawks at Wrong End of Standings

What in the world is wrong with the Portland Winterhawks? That’s a million-dollar question that everybody’s asking, but nobody really has an answer for. When the four-time defending Western Conference […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
(Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Regina Pats in Today’s NHL

Some of you may know that I am from Regina, Saskatchewan a.k.a. Riderville, home of Canada’s best football team, the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Certainly, there’s absolutely no argument there. Regina is […]

by · October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · WHL
WHL Roundup: Few Surprises From Opening Weekend

WHL Roundup: Few Surprises From Opening Weekend

The Brandon Wheat Kings and Kelowna Rockets are going to be REALLY good this season. That should come as no surprise — they were listed as the top two WHL […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
Seattle's rookie phenom Mathew Barzal has the T-Birds flying (photo Christopher Mast)

WHL Predictions: Rockets Fuelled For Championship

We have a consensus — the Kelowna Rockets will be crowned Western Hockey League champions this season. In polling fellow WHL experts Andy Eide of Seattle and Ryan Pike of […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
Can the Portland Winterhawks make if five in a row? (photo whl.ca)

WHL Exhibition Games Kick Off Season of Questions

The Western Hockey League got it’s exhibition season going on Tuesday night with the Swift Current Broncos beating the Moose Jaw Warriors. Over the next several days nearly every team […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
(Chris Pullen/Cranbrook Photo)

Rinat Valiev: Interview With Maple Leafs Prospect

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Rinat Valiev has just been signed to an entry-level contract after getting selected during the third round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. The native of […]

Madison Bowey #4  (Marissa Baecker/WHL)

Your Western Hockey League Social Media Guide

With training camps set to open across the Western Hockey League next week, it’s time to make sure you are plugged into the league. Whether you are a junior hockey […]

by · August 17, 2014 · 4 comments · CHL, WHL