U.S. Division

WHL playoff recap: rinse-repeat: both Conference Finals even once again

It doesn’t matter how pretty it is, every goal counts! @adambrooks77 throws a puck on net & gets rewarded. #REGvsLET #WHLPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/vlf1LpNkVS — The WHL (@TheWHL) April 27, 2017 Regina 6 @Lethbridge 2 (series tied 2-2) Game story: -Stuart Skinner and the Lethbridge Hurricanes had done quite the job of handling […]

WHL playoff recap: Kolesar and Joseph comes through and help T-birds and ‘Canes recapture series leads

(photo courtesy Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds) Lethbridge 3 Regina 1 (Lethbridge leads series 2-1) Out of the box, down the ice, back of the net! What a finish from @jadonj9! @WHLHurricanes lead 2-1! #REGvsLET #WHLPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/qg4kvdoGId — The WHL (@TheWHL) April 26, 2017 Game story: -When the game gets tighter later […]

Brian Liesse

WHL playoff recap: Brooks and Gardiner provide series-tying, overtime heroics

Regina 3 Lethbridge 2(OT) (series tied 1-1) .@MapleLeafs prospect & @WHLPats captain @adambrooks77 is the OT hero in Game 2! #REGvsLET #WHLPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/QUeTK0v1jM — The WHL (@TheWHL) April 23, 2017 Game story: -After suffering a knee injury due to a hit from Swift Current’s Mackenzie Wight during game two of […]

WHL playoff recap: ‘Canes & ‘TBirds out to early 1-0 Series leads

Lethbridge 3 @Regina 1 (Lethbridge leads series 1-0) Hockey is a game of inches and that was exactly the case in game one of the Eastern Conference final Friday night. Lethbridge’s Jordy Bellerive’s eventual game-winner appeared to collide just enough off of one or both of Regina’s Connor Hobbs and […]

Brian Liesse

WHL playoff recap: Rockets and Thunderbirds rematch set

(photo courtesy Brian Liesse/Seattle thunderbirds) Regina 3 Swift Current 2 (Swift Current leads series 3-2) Game story: -The Regina Pats played like a desperate team on Friday night at home. They were facing elimination at the hands of the East Division three-seed: Swift Current Broncos. Not only were they down three-game-to-one, they […]

WHL playoff recap: Barzal nets overtime winner and forces Everett to the brink

(photo courtesy Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds). Swift Current 5 Regina 4 (3OT) (Swift Current leads series 3-1) Game story: -Swift Current has not done anything easy in their second round playoff series against the number-one seed Regina Pats. They continued that trend on Tuesday night, as Glenn Gawdin found the rebound of […]