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Daily Dose of the Dub: Any chance a signed overage player comes back?; U17 camp ends; Winterhawks list Werner

Overage players coming back? At the start of the  the 2017-18 WHL season, there were 24 players who had been signed to entry-level contracts and thus were eligible to play in the NHL, AHL or ECHL in the team who owned their rights’ system. Of those 24 players, five made […]

Western Canada well Represented at World Junior Summer Showcase

On Monday, July 30th over 100 players from 4 countries will descend on the Sandman Centre in Kamloops, BC to start the arduous journey of successfully making their nations World Junior squad. The World Junior Summer Showcase is a short 11-game tournament consisting of six teams: Canada, USA (both bring split […]

Daily Dose of the Dub: Fromm-Delorme signs; Canada’s U17 camp rolling along in Calgary

The Portland Winterhawks announced Wednesday that they had signed six-foot, 165 pound forward Robbie Fromm-Delorme to a standard player agreement. The 2002-born Fromm-Delorme is from Richmond, B.C. but has played the last two years at a the Governor’s Academy – a preparatory school in Byfield, Massachusetts – about 30 miles […]

Daily Dose of the Dub: Royals bring in Lees; Fatnillo retires; Svejkovsky signs

Royals acquire Lees The Victoria Royals acquired 2000-born forward Tyler Lees on Wednesday from the Saskatoon Blades in exchange for a conditional seventh round 2019 WHL Bantam Draft Pick. He was originally a fifth round pick by the Blades in 2015 out of the Regina Pat Canadians program. The same […]

Daily Dose of the Dub: Tri-City hires Kelly Buchberger as new head coach

The Tri-City Americans announced at a press conference today that they had hired Kelly Buchberger as their new head coach. Buchberger fills the void left when Mike Williamson stepped down from the position earlier this summer. Buchberger played in the WHL for the Moose Jaw Warriors back in 1984-85 and […]