Contributors

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Paul Figler – Co-founder

Living the dream with an amazing team. DUBNetwork is just one of my passion projects, WHLStats is another. Follow me personally @RDFigs19 on twitter or our account @dub_network.

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Jesse Phillips – Co-founder

Junior hockey enthusiast. Been living and breathing Hockey since 89′ Follow Jesse on twitter @jessephil

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Brandon Rivers – Content Manager

Watching the Portland Winterhawks since 1988 and blogger since 2011. Forced against my will to live in rival Seattle. I also write for the US Division blog on Seattle Sin Bin. Follow Brandon on Twitter @hodgesheroes

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Jeff Hollick – Central Divison Writer & Co-Host of WHL Unfiltered

Spent 16 years as the radio play-by-play voice of the 3-time WHL Champion and 2002 Memorial Cup winning Kootenay ICE. Covered the WHL for over 23 years. Named BCAB Broadcast Performer of the Year in 2011. @JeffHollick on Twitter

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Andy Eide – US Division Writer

Attended my first WHL game in 1987 in an arena that no longer exists; which makes me old. You can find me covering the Seattle Thunderbirds for ESPN Seattle and the WHL for Sportsnet.ca. I’m pro-US Division and I vote. I prefer ties over 3-on-3 OT and shoot outs, have a soft spot in my heart for Cooperalls and I have met Scott Sepich.

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Mike Trafford – Contributor / Jr. Editor

Casual WHL supporter since the 90’s. Serious WHL supporter since 2012. Blazers season ticket holder. Sausage dog aficionado. Follow me @MikeGT79

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Glen Erickson – B.C. Division Writer

WHL supporter for more than 40 years. Spent the past 11 years in Kelowna, B.C. as WHL Writer for Hockey’s Future, collaborating on prospect rankings, covered two World Junior Championships, four Top Prospects Games, and a handful of Canada/Russia Super Series events. Still feel the sting from my beloved Saskatoon Blades never winning a league title, but enjoyed witnessing the Kelowna Rockets win two WHL championships on home ice. The passion of the players continues to draw me to the rink

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Matthew Gourlie – East Division Writer

Matthew Gourlie is a freelance journalist who has covered the Western Hockey League for the past 15 years, most recently as the sport editor of the Moose Jaw Times-Herald.

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Chad Balcom – Co-Host of WHL Unfiltered

Chad discovered hockey during the 1994 NHL playoffs & was hooked right away. He discovered junior hockey in the form of his hometown USHL team. After moving to Portland in 2005, he’s been a dedicated WHL fan ever since. During the 2013 WHL playoffs, he began writing for Cell Phones & Plane Tickets. The Pucklandia Podcast was born to start the 2014 WHL playoffs, & has been fortunate to have great guests.

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Brock Ludwig – Writer

Follower of the Winnipeg Jets and Brandon Wheat Kings. University of Manitoba graduate. Full time Social Worker, Part time armchair general manager. I frequently consume too much coffee in a day, but i’m working on it. Follow Brock @bluds89 on Twitter

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Brady Sim – Contributer

Born and raised in Red Deer, Alberta and thus have been a close follower of the WHL for a very long time. I look forward to bringing you up to date news and stories from the Central Division this season. If you find yourself in Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Cranbrook, Red Deer, Calgary or Edmonton – let me know, I may be there too! Happy hockey season everyone! Follow Brady on twitter @simsauce