Singer signs with Cougars
— PG Cougars (@PGCougars) May 5, 2020
The Prince George Cougars signed their third and final first-round pick from this year’s WHL Bantam Draft to a WHL Education Contract. Ryker Singer joins the Lloydminster Bobcats of the AMBHL where he had 30 goals and 21 assists in 32 games. Those numbers put him on top among his teammates and fifth in league scoring. View his DUBNetwork Scouting Profile here.
Rebels sign second-round pick Brigley
Sylvan Lake product Talon Brigley, our second pick in the 2020 WHL Draft, is officially a Red Deer Rebel!
— Red Deer Rebels (@Rebelshockey) May 5, 2020
Blades sign Hansen
🚨 BREAKING 🚨
Lukas Hansen, drafted in the 2nd round (28th overall), has signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement.
— Saskatoon Blades (@BladesHockey) May 5, 2020
The Saskatoon Blades signed 2020 second-round pick Lukas Hansen to his WHL Education Contract on Tuesday. Playing for his hometown Winnipeg Warriors Bantam AAA, Hansen put up impressive numbers with 43 goals and 42 assists in 36 games. Check out his DUBNetwork Scouting profile here.
Tigers sign 39th overall pick
We are happy to announce we have signed defenceman Josh Van Mulligen to a WHL Standard Player Agreement.
— Medicine Hat Tigers (@tigershockey) May 5, 2020
The Medicine Hat Tigers signed defenseman Josh Van Mulligen to his WHL Education Contract after selecting him in the second round of the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft. He played for the South East Athletic Club Tigers in 2019-20 scoring 13 goals and adding 14 assists.
Chiefs give Gizowski a great birthday gift
🎉 | It also happens to be his BIRTHDAY!
Welcome (officially) to #Spokane and Happy Birthday, Kooper!
— Spokane Chiefs (@spokanechiefs) May 5, 2020
Tuesday, May 5th was Kooper Gizowski‘s 15th birthday and he celebrated it by signing his WHL Education Contract with the Spokane Chiefs who drafted him in the second round of the WHL Bantam Draft. His 27 goals saw him tied for sixth in goals in the CSSHL and his 51 points were tops among his Northern Alberta Xtreme teammates, which includes Chiefs first-round pick Saige Weinstein. Check out Kooper’s DUBNetwork Scouting profile here.
Hurricanes sign Wormald
The #WHLCanes have signed 2005-born forward Logan Wormald to a WHL Standard Player Agreement!
— Lethbridge Hurricanes (@WHLHurricanes) May 5, 2020
The Lethbridge Hurricanes signed 2020 third-round WHL Bantam Draft pick Logan Wormald. He finished 21st in CSSBHL scoring with 26 goals and 36 assists in 30 games with the Yale Hockey Academy in 2019-20. Visit his DUBNetwork Scouting profile here.
Yakemchuk signs with Hitmen
— Calgary Hitmen (@WHLHitmen) May 5, 2020
2020 third-round pick Carter Yakemchuk has signed a WHL Education Contract with the Calgary Hitmen. With seven goals and 21 assists for the Calgary Flames, Yakemchuk was the second-highest scoring defenseman in the AMBHL. You can read his DUBNetwork Scouting profile here.
Giants sign Palmieri
Today the G-Men are excited to announce that 2004-born d-man Damian Palmieri (Delta, BC) has signed a @TheWHL Standard Player Agreement with his hometown team. He was drafted in Round 4 of the 2019 Draft.
Details 📎: https://t.co/Mme3I6sBuc
— Vancouver Giants (@WHLGiants) May 5, 2020
The Vancouver Giants signed 2020 fourth-round pick Damian Palmieri to his WHL Education Contract on Tuesday. Our Stephen Hawco has more here.
ICE sign Cumby
BREAKING | Winnipeg ICE Sign 2005-born Defenseman Ashton Cumby to a WHL Standard Player Agreement.
— Winnipeg ICE (@WHLWpgICE) May 5, 2020
The Winnipeg ICE signed defenseman Ashton Cumby to a WHL Education Contract. A fourth-round pick of the ICE in this year’s bantam draft, Cumby played for Lloydminster Bobcats Bantam AAA putting up 13 goals and nine assists in 30 games.
McDonald commits to UBC
— UBC Thunderbirds / @UBCTBirds (@ubctbirds) May 5, 2020
Connor McDonald (303 GP, 44 G, 103 A with the Kamloops Blazers, Edmonton Oil Kings and Kelowna Rockets from 2014-20) has committed to the UBC Thunderbirds for the 2020-21 season.
WHL names Official of the Year
— The WHL (@TheWHL) May 5, 2020
The WHL has named Jeff Ingram this year’s recipient of the WHL Official of the Year award. This is the first time Ingram has won the award in his career which includes over 700 WHL games officiated under his belt.
Makeshift homeless shelter opens up at Royals home rink
Housing pods pop up in Victoria hockey arena as makeshift homeless shelter. https://t.co/LGqEB3Yebo
— Global BC (@GlobalBC) May 5, 2020
The Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, home to the WHL’s Victoria Royals, is being used to give temporary shelter to some of Victoria’s homeless population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some recognizable names selected in USHL Phase 2 Draft
— USHL (@USHL) May 5, 2020
The USHL held the second phase of their draft on Tuesday and there were some more recognizable names selected including:
- Jonas Peterek (Kelowna Rockets)
- Nick Perna (Medicine Hat Tigers)
- Garrett Wright (Moose Jaw Warriors)
- Hunter Strand (Victoria Royals)
Savoie, Benning commit to University of Denver
— Denver Hockey (@DU_Hockey) May 5, 2020
Winnipeg ICE prospect Carter Savoie and Victoria Royals prospect Michael Benning have both signed National Letters of Intent to play college hockey for the University of Denver Pioneers.
Rockets second-rounder commits to Contacts
@saskcontacts are pleased to announce the signing of Caden Price for the 2020-21 season. Caden had a very successful year with the Saskatoon Generals, putting up 31 goals and 24 assists as a defenceman. Welcome to the team Caden! #Contacts pic.twitter.com/FzwrDV1sqm
— Saskatoon Contacts (@saskcontacts) May 1, 2020
Kelowna Rockets second-round pick Caden Price will be playing with the SMHL’s Saskatoon Contacts for the 2020-21 season.
Rams bring in Feser, Shields
— Ryerson Rams (@ryersonrams) May 5, 2020
The Ryerson Rams have recruited Scott Feser (230 GP, 44 G, 61 A with the Red Deer Rebels and Swift Current Broncos from 2011-16) and Mack Shields (129 GP, 3.13 GAA, 0.893 Save Percentage from 2012-16 with the Calgary Hitmen, Medicine Hat Tigers and Prince George Cougars) for the 2020-21 season. Both players had been teammates with York University.
Kings add Amundrud
@rdckingshockey is proud to announce the commitment of 6’2” goaltender, Nik Amundrud. The former @BladesHockey, @WHLHitmen, @BCHLWarriors and @HornsHockey puck-stopper originally hails from Melfort, Sask. Welcome to Red Deer @NikAmmer pic.twitter.com/eqoqsnPvB8
— RDC Kings Hockey (@rdckingshockey) May 5, 2020
Nik Admundrud (64 GP, 3.59 GAA, 0.892 Save Percentage with the Saskatoon Blades and Calgary Hitmen from 2014-2016) has joined the Red Deer College Kings for the 2020-21 season. Admundrud had been playing for the now-defunct University of Lethbridge Pronghorns.
Stransky signs in Finland
Šimon Stránský (Prince Albert, 2014-2017) signed two-year contract with Jukurit Mikkeli (Finland, Liiga). This season with Vítkovice Ostrava (Czech Republic, Extraliga) 36 GP, 9+6, 17:25 avg TOI; on loan to Kometa Brno (Czech Republic, Extraliga) 13 GP, 2+2, 13:08 avg TOI.
— MacBeth Report (@MacBethReport) May 5, 2020
Simon Stransky (189 GP, 53 G, 99 A with the Prince Albert Raiders from 2014-2017) has signed a two year-contract with Jukurit Mikkeli in Finland. Playing for Vitkovice Ostrava in the Czech Republic in 2019-20, he had nine goals and six assists in 36 games.