Cougars sign Heidt to WHL Education Contract
NEWS| Riley Heidt, the second overall #WHLBantamDraft selection, has signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement.
— PG Cougars (@PGCougars) April 23, 2020
The first two picks in this year’s WHL Bantam Draft have now signed their WHL Education Contracts with Riley Heidt signing with the Prince George Cougars. Heidt played ahead of his draft class with the Saskatoon Contacts in the SMHL this season scoring 17 goals and adding 20 assists in 44 games last season.
Insight into what the 2020-21 CHL Season could look like
INSIDER TRADING: #TSNHockey Insiders discuss…
— TSN Hockey (@TSNHockey) April 23, 2020
There has been a lot of uncertainty over whether CHL teams will take to the ice for the 2020-21 season because of the ongoing COVID-19 situation. The Insiders over at TSN have provided some insight into some of the things the CHL is considering to allow us to see Junior hockey next season.
- Agreement in place to move Memorial Cup to mid-June to provide late start flexibility.
- Potentially back-loaded season, with somewhere in the neighbourhood of 20 games before Christmas and the rest after.
- CHL looking at June 30th for import draft
Rockets promote McFaul to head scout role
Rockets president and general manager Bruce Hamilton announced today that Terry McFaul has been promoted to head scout.
— Kelowna Rockets (@Kelowna_Rockets) April 23, 2020
Following the retirement of Lorne Frey, the Kelowna Rockets have promoted Terry McFaul to the head scout position. Like Frey, McFaul is also an original Rocket having been with the team since the first game in Tacoma 29 years ago.
Martin signs in AHL
New Player Alert!🖊️
Defenseman Max Martin has signed with the #txstars. Martin was a 2019 WHL Champion and played in the Memorial Cup Tournament.
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— Texas Stars (@TexasStars) April 23, 2020
Max Martin (271 GP, 36 G, 128 A with the Prince George Cougars, Prince Albert Raiders, and Kamloops Blazers) has signed with the AHL’s Texas Stars for the 2020-21 season.
Kaluski finds USports home
— USask Huskie Men's Hockey (@HuskiesMHKY) April 23, 2020
A day after recruiting Parker Gavlas from the Medicine Hat Tigers, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies have recruited Jaxan Kaluski (173 GP, 28 G, 27 A with the Moose Jaw Warriors, Seattle Thunderbirds and Swift Current Broncos) for the 2020-21 USports season.
Geertsen signs extension with Wolf Pack
— Hartford Wolf Pack (@WolfPackAHL) April 23, 2020
Mason Geertsen (245 GP, 19 G, 59 A with the Edmonton Oil Kings and Vancouver Giants from 2010-15) has signed an extension with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL. He played 60 games in Hartford in 2019-20 and registered eight assists.
Kudrna signs extension in Czech Republic
Andrej Kudrna (Vancouver, Red Deer, 2008-2011) signed one-year contract extension with Sparta Prague (Czech Republic, Extraliga). 49 GP, 10+19, 13:37 average TOI. Third on team in assists.
— MacBeth Report (@MacBethReport) April 23, 2020
Andrej Kudrna (201 GP, 77 G, 97 A with the Vancouver Giants and Red Deer Rebels from 2008-11) has signed an extension with Sparta Prague for the 2020-21 season. Last season Kudrna had 10 goals and 19 assists in 49 games, finishing third on the team in assists.