Western Hockey League

How high will Mayo go in the NHL Draft? (WHL)

Dysin Mayo — The Next Ones: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Dysin Mayo THW Close-Up:   Date of birth: 1996-August 17 Hometown: Victoria, B.C. Ht:6’1″ Wt: 180 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defenseman NHL Draft Eligibility: 2014 1st year eligible Twitter:@KetchupWithMayo THW The […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
Will there be happy times in Portland again?  (WHL.ca)

What Will Mike Johnston’s Legacy in Portland Be?

Tuesday afternoon the Pittsburgh Penguins announced they had their man. Mike Johnston was announced as the new head coach tasked with finding a way to get the Penguins to live […]

by · June 26, 2014 · 0 comments · CHL, Other Leagues, WHL
Portland's Chase De Leo could be a steal in the 2014 NHL Draft (WHL photo)

Chase De Leo – The Next Ones: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Chase De Leo THW Close-Up:   Date of birth: 1995-October 25 Hometown: La Mirada, CA Ht:5’10″ Wt: 175 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Centre NHL Draft Eligibility: 2014 1st year eligible Twitter:@Dels9 […]

by · June 24, 2014 · 0 comments · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, WHL
Julius Honka is a high-flying defenseman ( Christopher Mast)

Julius Honka — The Next Ones: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Julius Honka THW Close-Up:   Date of birth: 1995-December 3rd Hometown: Jyaskyla, Finland Ht:5’11″ Wt: 175 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defense NHL Draft Eligibility: 2014 1st year eligible Twitter: @HonkaJulius THW […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, WHL
Tristan Jarry (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Edmonton Oil Kings Take It All

Edmonton is the City of Champions once again. Although the Edmonton Oilers are in a playoff drought, the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League certainly are not. The […]

by · May 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, WHL
Portland's Chase De Leo could be a steal in the 2014 NHL Draft (WHL photo)

WHL Top Draft Prospects

As we move into February the 2014 NHL Draft season is in full swing. The World Juniors have finished along with the CHL Prospect game and now scouts and draft-nicks […]

by · January 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Prospects, WHL
Mathew Dumba (Darren Aucoin/Flickr)

WHL: Can Mathew Dumba Push the Portland Winterhawks Over the Top?

Tuesday morning the Portland Winterhawks acquired the rights to Minnesota Wild defenseman Mathew Dumba from the Red Deer Rebels. In return they sent forward Presten Kopeck and conditional picks in […]

by · December 10, 2013 · 3 comments · CHL, WHL
(Marissa Baecker / shootthebreeze.ca)

Q & A with Carter Rigby of the Kelowna Rockets

The NHL season is only a month old – roughly 20 percent done. Many would argue that it’s probably too early to start talking about the 2014 NHL draft, which […]

by · November 20, 2013 · 1 comment · Prospects, WHL
Don't look now, the Edmonton Oil Kings are hot (photo whl.ca)

WHL Power Rankings: November 19th

The Western Hockey League regular season has passed the quarter pole and we are beginning to learn some things. We know that the U.S. Division is the league’s toughest from […]

by · November 19, 2013 · 1 comment · CHL, WHL
Kamloops and Lethbridge have had a rough go so far this year (photo whl.ca)

WHL Power Rankings: November 1st

The Western Hockey League season is starting to pick up steam and we are starting to see teams settle into what they will end up being. There were some big […]

by · November 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Other Leagues, WHL
WHL Power Rankings: October 24th

WHL Power Rankings: October 24th

The Western Hockey League saw a pretty busy week these past few days. There have been two pretty big trades and a certain team in Portland has caught fire again. […]

by · October 25, 2013 · 1 comment · CHL, WHL
Mason Geertsen (Chris Relke/Vancouver Giants)

Q & A With Colorado Avalanche Prospect Mason Geertsen

THW:  It’s been a while since the draft happened. I know you got asked this 100 times at the draft, but now that you’ve actually had time to process everything, […]

by · October 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Prospects, WHL