Post Tagged with: "Portland Winterhawks"

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
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 · 0 comments · CHL, Other Leagues, WHL
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
Oliver Bjorkstrand is ready to torment NHL netminders (photo WHL.ca)

Oliver Bjorkstrand — The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Oliver Bjorkstrand THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 5/13/1995 Place of birth: Derning, Denmark Ht: 5’11″     Wt: 164 lbs Shoots: Right Position: RW NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 Twitter:@OBjorkstrand THW The Next Ones […]

by · June 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, Uncategorized
Seth Jones (Image Courtesy of TheHockeyGuys.net)

Seth Jones — The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

    Seth Jones THW Close-Up: Once in a lifetime prospect lives up to the hype Date of birth: 10-3-1994 Hometown: Plano, TX Ht: 6’4″  Wt: 206 Shoots: Right Position: […]

by · May 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
The Portland Winterhawks diminutive draft eligible Nicolas Petan has been dynamite in the Dub this year (Photo: WHL.ca)

Nic Petan – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Nic Petan THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 3-22-1995 Place of birth: Delta, B.C. Ht: 5’9″  Wt: 166 Shoots: Left Position: Center NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 1st year eligible Twitter: @petan19 […]

by · May 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Prospects
Seth Jones (Shoot the Breeze Photography)

Seth Jones Ready to Take the NHL By Storm

The name “Seth Jones” and the word “tank” have been used in the same sentence a lot lately. In some ways it’s a compliment regarding Jones’s physical strength; in many other ways it’s just referring to teams selling at the trade deadline with the hopes of “[writing off the rest of this season and "[engineering]” my team the best way possible to get the first pick.”

Welcome to the life of the league’s basement dwellers. And welcome to the dilemma they’re to be facing with a potential first overall pick.

by · March 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, NHL Entry Draft, Player Profiles, WHL
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Brandon Dubinsky: From Blueshirt to Blue Jacket

Brandon Dubinsky has spent his entire professional career with the New York Rangers. For the 2012-13 season, though, he’s trading in his Blueshirt for a Blue Jacket. His path to […]

by · August 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers, Player Profiles, Uncategorized, WHL
Brendan Leipsic, the 2012 Jewish Athlete of the Year in Winnipeg

Brendan Leipsic Named Jewish Athlete of the Year

Just days before his call to the NHL, Portland Winterhawk Brendan Leipsic was recognized by his home community in Winnipeg, taking home the Ida and Max Nusgart Memorial Award as […]

by · June 21, 2012 · 1 comment · CHL, WHL
Portland Winterhawks blueliner Derrick Pouliot (Photo Credit: tricia_hall/Flickr)

Derrick Pouliot – The Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Derrick Pouliot THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: January 16, 1994 Place of Birth: Weyburn, Saskatchewan Ht: 6-0 Wt: 181 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defenseman NHL Draft Eligibility: 2012 In a […]

by · May 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Player Profiles, Prospects
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Brendan Leipsic – the Next Ones: 2012 NHL Draft Prospects Profile

Brendan Leipsic THW Close-Up: Date of Birth: May 19, 1994 Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba Ht: 5-9 Wt: 175 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Left Wing NHL Draft Eligibility: 2012 Every […]