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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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March 21st, 2016 In News, WHL 0 comments

The Western Hockey League (WHL) is ready to kick off the first round of the postseason on Friday, March 25. On Sunday, the league announced the WHL Playoffs schedule, final seeding and a unique circumstance that will lead to a play-in tie-break game. On Tuesday, March 22, the Edmonton Oil Kings and the Medicine Hat Tigers will play a tie-break...

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February 20th, 2016 In Kings Prospects, WHL 0 comments

Los Angeles Kings' defenseman Drew Doughty might have been the last Kings' defenseman to hold the Stanley Cup after winning the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Championship, but he certainly won't be the last. Born on January 1 1997, Chaz Reddekopp turned 19-years-old on the first day of the year. Here in Canada, it was also the first day he became the...

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January 12th, 2016 In Flyers Prospects, Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects, WHL 0 comments

Radel Fazleev had a solid World Junior Championship, where he won the silver medal with Team Russia. He had three points in the tournament, but his performance was much better than what the stats are telling. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the Russian website Business-Online, Flyers prospect Radel Fazleev talked about his...

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November 30th, 2015 In CHL, NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, WHL 0 comments

After a strong year in the MHL, Russian forward Egor Babenko was bound for a rookie year in the KHL, but things didn't work out that way. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website sports.ru, Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Egor Babenko talked about his move overseas, adaptation to a new continent, and CHL...

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