Western Hockey League

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 · 3 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
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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
Where does Mike Johnston lead this Pittsburgh Penguins team Mr. Metzer?  (File Photo)

WHL Handbook: Getting To Know 10 New Head Coaches

Turnover is an inevitable part of junior hockey, but typically it pertains to the players on the ice. This off-season, the Western Hockey League has experienced an abnormally high — […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
Edgars Kulda (Photo: Andy Devlin)

Edgars Kulda: Interview With Coyotes Prospect

#451821546 / gettyimages.com After winning the MVP award of the Memorial Cup, the Latvian Forward Edgars Kulda has been drafted 193rd overall by the Arizona Coyotes. In this translated interview, […]

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