Americans sign Stokes
Forward Ben Stokes has signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement with the Americans.#AmsNation
— Tri-City Americans (@TCAmericans) May 19, 2020
The Tri-City Americans have signed forward Ben Stokes to a Standard WHL Player Agreement. The fifth-round pick in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft is the third player from that draft to sign with the Americans. To read more about the newest Americans prospect click here.
Wolf named WHL Goaltender of the Year
— The WHL (@TheWHL) May 19, 2020
Everett Silvertips goaltender Dustin Wolf has been named the WHL Goaltender of the year for the 2020-21 season. It’s the fourth time in the last five seasons that an Everett Silvertips goalie has won the award after Prince Albert Raiders goalie Ian Scott broke the streak last season. Wolf is a prospect of the NHL’s Calgary Flames and posted a 34-10-2-0 record with a 1.88 GAA and a .935 save percentage with nine shutouts, leading the WHL in GAA, SV% and Shutouts.
Cougars to host Hockey Hot Stove
Are you an "armchair GM?" Do you want to know what goes into building a team? Do you have a question for our hockey staff? We're hosting a "Hockey Hot Stove." Follow the link to ask our panel of experts.#NorthernUprising | #WHL
— PG Cougars (@PGCougars) May 19, 2020
The Prince George Cougars will be hosting a Hockey Hot Stove on June 17th featuring co-owner Eric Brewer, GM and Head Coach Mark Lamb, Associate Coach Jason Smith and Director of Scouting Bob Simmonds. Fans will be able to submit questions on the Cougars website until June 12th.
Pats team store to re-open
Additionally, the Pats Store at the Brandt Centre will open on a restricted basis. Fans can shop the store by appointment & as always at https://t.co/pzDBz8qChC. To book a shopping appointment please contact the Pats Store at 306-545-9663 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
— Regina Pats (@WHLPats) May 19, 2020
The Regina Pats Team Store at the Brandt Centre will be opening on a restricted basis and customers will only be allowed to shop in the store by appointment only.
Warm commits to McGill
Told that Victoria Royals D-Man Will Warm has a commitment with McGill men's hockey for '20-21, per sources.
Warm played 3 seasons in Edmonton before being traded to the Royals last summer and was the '18-19 WHL Humanitarian of the Year.
— Victor Findlay (@Finder_24) May 19, 2020
Will Warm (207 GP, 13 G, 41 A with the Edmonton Oil Kings and Victoria Royals from 2016-20) has a commitment to play with McGill’s Men’s Hockey Team in 2020-21. Warm was the WHL’s Humanitarian of the Year in 2018-19.
Brkin commits to Ryerson
U SPORTS M🏒: Have heard from multiple sources that Ryerson has a commitment in place with Soo Greyhounds goaltender Bailey Brkin.
The Rams will now have 4 goalies heading into next season.
Brkin had a .914 SV% through 45 games in ‘18-‘19 with Spokane in the WHL.#USPORTS
— Benjamin Steiner (@BenSteiner00) May 19, 2020
Bailey Brkin (89 GP, 3.40 GAA, .898 Save Percentage, 44-32-4-2 record with five shutouts from 2016-20 with the Swift Current Broncos, Kootenay ICE, Spokane Chiefs, and Moose Jaw Warriors) has committed to Ryerson University in Ontario for the 2020-21 season.
Zborovsky signs extension in Russia
— EP Transfers (@ep_transfers) May 19, 2020
Sergei Zborovsky (198 GP, 18 G, 66 A with the Regina Pats from 2014-17) has signed a two-year extension with Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in the KHL. Last season, the blueliner recorded two goals and three assists in 41 games.