WHL Doubles Down in the Memorial Cup

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NCAA basketball has the Final Four. College hockey has the Frozen Four. The equivalent in junior hockey is the Memorial Cup. This year, the WHL is represented by two teams: the WHL Champion Swift Current Broncos and the host team, the Regina Pats. The Pats boast top NHL prospect Sam Steel as their Captain. The Canadian […] READ MORE


MVPs Glenn Gawdin, Robert Thomas and Jefferey Truchon-Viel Advance to the Memorial Cup

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The Canadian Hockey League finals concluded over the weekend with three teams earning a spot in the 2018 Memorial Cup. The Swift Current Broncos, Acadie Bathurst-Titan and Hamilton Bulldogs will compete with the Regina Pats. NHL prospects Glenn Gawdin and Robert Thomas, along with free agent Jeffrey Truchon-Viel, were all named MVPs in their respective […] READ MORE





WHL: Morgan Geekie and the Tri-City Americans Breeze Into Western Conference Final

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The Tri-City Americans boast some of the top names in the NHL’s pipeline, including Michael Rasmussen (Detroit Red Wings), Jake Bean (Carolina Hurricanes), Kyle Olson (Anaheim Ducks) and Morgan Geekie (Carolina Hurricanes) and their secret weapon, goaltender Patrick Dea (Edmonton Oilers). Just looking at their top players, you’d think they were the U.S. Division Champions. That […] READ MORE



WHL Playoffs: WHL, BC Division Champions Eliminated in Round 1

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Surprise is the name of the game in the Western Hockey League. Two championship teams were eliminated in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. In the Eastern Conference, the Brandon Wheat Kings eliminated the Central Division Champions. It all reminds me of something former Winterhawk Taylor Peters once told me. “You can’t take […] READ MORE


OHL Playoffs: Go Big or Go Home

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The Ontario Hockey League playoffs started with a bang on March 22nd. Big margins of victory were a recurring theme. The Mississauga Steelheads, Owen Sound Attack and Hamilton Bulldogs all emerged as big winners this weekend. But it was all mere child’s play compared to the Soo Greyhounds 8-0 shutout of the Saginaw Spirit. OHL […] READ MORE