ICE recall Bruce
NEWS | The Winnipeg ICE have recalled 03-born forward Skyler Bruce from NAX Midget Prep. pic.twitter.com/LQGrrZgtuF
— Winnipeg ICE (@WHLWpgICE) January 31, 2020
Skyler Bruce has been recalled by the Winnipeg ICE from the NAX Midget Prep team in the CSSHL. In nine WHL games, Bruce has been held pointless.
Kinder out for ICE
Here is tonight’s Winnipeg ICE projected line up ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/Fq3dR8vLqT
— Winnipeg ICE (@WHLWpgICE) February 1, 2020
Not sure if these two things are connected but Nino Kinder was notably absent for the ICE on Friday night against Red Deer.
Addison, Boyko out for Hurricanes
Who’s in, who’s out tonight 👇🏻
AP Call-Ups Adam Hall and Chase Pauls draw in! pic.twitter.com/oP3Qec4dOV
— Lethbridge Hurricanes (@WHLHurricanes) January 31, 2020
Calen Addison and Noah Boyko were not in the lineup for the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Friday night. We know Boyko is dealing with an upper-body injury but it’s not clear what kept Addison out of the lineup. Adam Hall and Chase Pauls drew in as their replacements.
Bowman returns, Hrabik out for Tri-City
Ben Feenan will make his WHL debut tonight with the Americans
Scratches: Boyko, Brown, Andregg, Huo, Bouchard, Hrabik, Bjorklund
— Tri-City Americans (@TCAmericans) February 1, 2020
Nick Bowman was back in the lineup for Tri-City after being out since January 10th while Krystof Hrabik was scratched for unknown reasons.
Kruger doesn’t dress for Wheat Kings
Brandon at Calgary pic.twitter.com/aE6eWS2DCE
— Jeff Hollick (@JeffHollick) February 1, 2020
Brandon Wheat Kings goaltender Ethan Kruger did not dress against the Calgary Hitmen after being injured against the Red Deer Rebels.
Puutio out for Silvertips
Time to go to work
— Everett Silvertips (@WHLsilvertips) February 1, 2020
Everett Silvertips defenseman Kasper Puutio was not in the lineup for the Everett Silvertips against the Portland Winterhawks.
Maier back with Blades
Look who's back 👀
— Saskatoon Blades (@BladesHockey) January 31, 2020
Nolan Maier was back in the Saskatoon Blades lineup for the first time since January 5th against the Edmonton Oil Kings.
Walker returns from injury
Tonight's lineup against the Victoria Royals, presented by @mosaicincanada!
Marcus Taylor will make his WHL debut and Kyle Walker returns from injury!
— Regina Pats (@WHLPats) January 31, 2020
Kyle Walker returned to the Regina Pats on Friday night against Victoria after being out since January 11th against the Tri-City Americans.
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Perna returns for Medicine Hat
— Medicine Hat Tigers (@tigershockey) February 1, 2020
Nick Perna returned for the Medicine Hat Tigers on Friday. He had been out of the lineup since January 11th.
Smith suspended one game
Red Deer's Zak Smith given a 5 minute major and a GM for this hit on Brandon's Connor Gutenberg tonight. pic.twitter.com/6Qf9hxjS3J
— Brandon Rivers (@BriversWHL) January 30, 2020
Red Deer’s Zak Smith sat out their game with Winnipeg tonight as he was handed a one-game suspension for this hit on Brandon’s Connor Gutenberg.
Longo returns for Giants
Nielsen – Roman – Sourdif
C. Shepard – Florchuk – Preziuso
J. Shepard – Katzalay – Kvasnica
Brown – Lies – Kohle
Byram – Bafaro
Kannok Leipert – Horning
Longo – Gendron
— Vancouver Giants (@WHLGiants) February 1, 2020
On the sidelines since January 3rd, Trevor Longo was back for the Vancouver Giants on Saturday night.
- Kelowna’s Turner McMillen made his WHL Debut.
- Prince Albert’s Brayden Watts played in his 300th WHL game.
- Regina’s Marcus Taylor played his first WHL game while captain Austin Pratt suited up for the 300th of his career. Cole Carrier scored his first WHL goal.
- Tri-City’s Ben Feenan played his first WHL game.
- Victoria’s Alex Bolshakov scored his first WHL goal.
Kindopp passes Winquist on the franchise goals list
Bryce Kindopp's 2nd goal tonight is the 102nd of his career in @TheWHL:
3rd all time in @WHLsilvertips history, surpassing Josh Winquist.
— Mike Benton (@Benton_Mike) February 1, 2020
Everett Silvertips forward Bryce Kindopp passed Josh Winquist for third on the franchise all-time goals list after he scored his 102nd on Tuesday.
Raiders color commentator going into Hall of Fame
— Lucas Punkari (@lpunkari) January 31, 2020
Prince Albert Raiders colour commentator Martin Ring will be inducted into the Prince Albert Sports Hall of Fame.
Dudas signs in Czech Republic
Jesse Dudas (Lethbridge, Prince George, Swift Current, Regina, 2003-2009) signed contract for rest of this season with Vítkovice Ostrava (Czech Republic, Extraliga) after obtaining his release from Jegesmedvék Miskolc (Hungary, Slovakia, Extraliga). 34 GP, 5+14.
— MacBeth Report (@MacBethReport) January 31, 2020
Jesse Dudas (175 GP, 11 G, 82 A with the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Prince George Cougars, Swift Current Broncos and Regina Pats from 2003-09) has signed a contract for the rest of the year with Vitkovice Ostrava in the Czech Republic. He was released by Jegesmedvek Miskolc in Hungary after posting five goals and 14 assists in 34 games.
Upshall released in Switzerland
— swisshockeynews.ch (@SwissHockeyNews) January 31, 2020
Scottie Upshall (173 GP, 99 G, 127 A with the Kamloops Blazers from 2000-03) has been released by HC Ambri-Piotta in Switzerland after notching four goals and three assists in 12 games.
First Star: Red Deer’s Jayce Isley had two goals and one assist
Second Star: Brandon’s Jiri Patera made 37 saves in a 4-0 shutout.
Third Star: Brandon’s Luka Burzan scored two goals and added an assist
Saskatoon’s Nolan Maier made 20 saves in a 3-0 shutout in his return from injury.
Red Deer Rebels forward Jaxsen Wiebe was given five minutes and a game misconduct for this hit on Winnipeg's Jakin Smallwood pic.twitter.com/JfuglsZmOK
— Ben Dooley (@BenTDooley) February 1, 2020
Red Deer’s Jaxsen Wiebe was given a five minute major and game misconduct for a knee -on knee hit on Winnipeg’s Jakin Smallwood