Canadian Hockey League

The Kelowna Rockets are poised to make a run in the WHL (photo whl.ca)

WHL: Is This the Year for the Kelowna Rockets?

The Kelowna Rockets simply had a great year last year. Well, a great regular season anyway. After finishing atop the WHL’s B.C. Division they seemed to be destined to meet […]

by · September 17, 2013 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
Max Domi (OHL Images)

OHL Season Preview: Western Conference

With the start of the OHL season just weeks away, we look at who some of the top teams and players are as well as some that could surprise in […]

by · September 9, 2013 · 0 comments · CHL, OHL
Sean Monahan can be followed on Twitter @Monahan20.

OHL Season Preview: Eastern Conference

With the start of the OHL season just weeks away, we look at who some of the top teams and players are as well as some that could surprise in […]

by · September 5, 2013 · 0 comments · CHL, OHL
Scott Laughton is a true warrior (Photo by durhamregion.com)

Will Scott Laughton Make the Philadelphia Flyers?

There’s certainly no shortage at the center position for the Philadelphia Flyers as the team prepares for the 2013-2014 season.  After signing free agent Vincent Lecavalier thanks to a Tampa […]

by · September 4, 2013 · 0 comments · OHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects
The Portland Winterhawks are looking for their fourth straight finals trip (WHL.ca)

Don’t Count The Portland Winterhawks Out Just Yet

It’s hard to imagine the Portland Winterhawks having a better season than the one they had in 2012-2013. They finished the WHL regular season with a league best 57-12-1-2 record […]

by · August 29, 2013 · 0 comments · CHL, WHL
(Marissa Baecker / shootthebreeze.ca)

Undrafted and Uncertain: What to Make of Carter Rigby

In May of 2012, I wrote a draft prospect profile on Kelowna Rockets forward Carter Rigby. Although some were high on him, including Cody Nickolet and Dan Sallows, it was […]

by · July 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Prospects, WHL
Mike McCarron [photo: Tom Sorensen]

NCAA Hockey: Summer of Decommitments

The summer is here and that means one thing, incoming players are making up their mind on where they’re going to play next season.  This is also the time of […]

by · July 11, 2013 · 2 comments · CHL, College Hockey, OHL, QMJHL, WHL
Mike McCarron [photo: Tom Sorensen]

NCAA Hockey: Will Michael McCarron go to WMU?

American Michael McCarron (Macomb, Michigan) was the one of four American’s prospects selected in the first round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Of those four American’s players selected in the first […]

by · July 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, College Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, OHL
Emile Poirier (Gatineau Olympiques)

Emile Poirier – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Emile Poirier THW Close-Up: Team: Gatineau Olympiques Birthdate: December 14, 1994 Hometown: Montreal, Quebec Height: 6’1″   Weight: 185 lbs Position: Left Wing Shoots: Left NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter: @epoirier27 THW […]

by · June 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, QMJHL
Remi Elie (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Remi Elie – The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Remi Elie THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 04/16/1995 Place of birth: Green Valley ONT Ht: 6’1″     Wt: 203 Shoots: Left Position: Left wing NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year eligible Twitter: @Remi_Elie […]

by · June 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, OHL
Photo courtesy whl.ca

Eric Roy – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Eric Roy THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 10/24/1994 Place of birth: Beauval, SASK Ht: 6’3″     Wt: 190 lbs Shoots: Left Position: D NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year eligible Twitter: @Royzy07  THW […]

by · June 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, WHL
Josh Morrissey was one of the top puckmoving defenseman available for the 2013 NHL draft. [photo: David Chan]

Josh Morrissey: The Next Ones NHL Draft Profile

Josh Morrissey THW Close-Up: (Full name: Joshua T. Morrissey; aka J.T. and Josh Morrissey) Date of birth: 1995-Mar-28 Place of birth:  Calgary, AB Ht: 6’0  Wt: 185 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defenseman NHL […]

by · June 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, WHL