Daily Dose of the Dub: Carcillo contacted by WHL regarding recent allegations, Mofford recalled by Kelowna and more

Carcillo in contact with WHL over recent allegations

Ex-NHL Player Dan Carcillo has been in contact with WHL Commissioner Ron Robison in regards to recent allegations from ex-WHL players published by Carcillo. In a statement to DUBNetwork, The WHL says

“The Western Hockey League takes allegations of this nature very seriously. We are contacting Mr. Carcillo to encourage any players who have a complaint of this nature to contact the WHL Office.The WHL is committed to providing a safe and positive environment for all WHL players. Should any player or individual associated with the WHL have a complaint of a serious nature, we would ask them to bring it to the attention of the WHL Office.The WHL has a zero tolerance policy on all forms of abuse, bullying, harassment, and hazing. The policy applies to individuals associated directly or indirectly with the operation of a member Club or the League.For decades, the WHL has been recognized as a leader in the prevention of harassment and abuse in the game through programming partnerships such as Canadian Red Cross Respect Education player seminars; educating team personnel through the Respect in Sport certification; and Canadian Mental Health Association Talk Today workshops. The WHL mandates all of its member Clubs to participate in these prevention programs and take all reasonable steps to safeguard the health and welfare of players in the League.”

Rockets recall Mofford

The Kelowna Rockets have recalled forward Deegan Mofford from the BCHL’s West Kelowna Warriors. In five games with West Kelowna, he has a goal and an assist. He’s also played two games with the Rockets but has been held pointless.

Watts leaves the game against Broncos 

Brayden Watts fell awkwardly on his right leg in Saturday’s game against the Swift Current Broncos and put no weight on the leg as he made his way back to the room. There’s no word on what his injury status is but it did not look good.


  • Kamloops’ Daylan Kuefler scored his first WHL goal. Ethan Brandwood assisted on the goal for his first WHL point.
  • Portland’s Mike Johnston coached his 600th WHL game. Mason Mannek also suited up for his 150th WHL game.
  • Red Deer’s Chase Coward made his first WHL start
  • Spokane’s Adam Beckman recorded his 100th WHL point.

Papp receives WHL Milestone Award

WHL referee Steve Papp has been awarded the WHL Milestone Award which is presented to players, coaches, trainers, officials and WHL Championship teams for their outstanding achievements and service to the WHL. Papp is in his 16th season with the league and has reffed over 650 WHL games.

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Teddy Bear Toss goals

  • Kamloops’ Connor Zary scored at 10:57 of the first period against Portland
  • Kelowna’s Nolan Foote scored at 11:26 of the first period against Prince George
  • Medicine Hat’s Brett Kemp scored at 5:33 of the first against Saskatoon
  • Swift Current’s Sergei Alkhimov scored at 3:46 of the second against Prince Albert.

Red Wings acquire Comrie

The Detroit Red Wings have acquired goaltender Eric Comrie (168 GP with the Tri-City Americans from 2011-15) from the Arizona Coyotes for defenseman Vili Saarijarvi. Comrie has played four games in the AHL this season with the Tucson Roadrunners and has a 2.75 GAA and .900 save percentage.

Panthers’ Driedger records shutout in first NHL start

Chris Driedger (170 GP with the Tri-City Americans and Calgary Hitmen) recorded his first NHL shutout in his first NHL start with the Florida Panthers.

Three Stars

First Star: Winnipeg’s Connor McClennon had a hat-trick

Second Star: Tri-City’s Edge Lambert had two goals and an assist.

Third Star: Seattle’s Roddy Ross made 32 saves on 33 shots

Honourable Mention 

Prince Albert’s Ozzy Wiesblatt, Kelowna’s Nolan Foote and Regina’s Ty Kolle all had two-goal games

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