Eastern Division

East Division recap

  It was a bad news week for teams in the East Division as two contenders lost forwards to season-ending knee surgery. The Regina Pats saw their forward depth take a hit when 17-year-old Jake Leschyshyn required knee surgery after being injured on Feb. 3. The same day, the Swift […]

East Division recap

  More bad breaks for battered Blades  There was no shortage of news in the East Division this week. There was also a full slate of games though the headlines were reserved for stories beyond wins and losses. Saturday night, the Saskatoon Blades (21-26-5-1) beat the Red Deer Rebels 4-2, […]

East Division recap

  There is a glimmer of hope for the future after a long, disappointing season in Prince Albert. The Raiders have won five of their last six games and are showing signs that their recent struggles may be short-lived. Even the most ardent Raiders fan didn’t expect them to match […]

Jokiharju stars for Team Cherry at CHL Top Prospect’s Game

photo from Dayna Ford/Portland Winterhawks If there were a betting line on which WHL player would be named player of the game for their team at the Sherwin-Williams CHL Top Prospect Game, you would’ve gotten pretty good odds on Portland Winterhawks’ defenseman Henri Jokiharju. The Finnish import notched three assists […]