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Comrie shut down for the season

Kelowna Rockets defenseman Sean Comrie has been shut down for the rest of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery this week. The Rockets say he is facing a 16-week recovery time which means he won’t be 100% until towards the end of June, ruling him out for the Memorial Cup as well. In 35 games this season, he notched three goals and 14 assists.

Kindopp signs with Ducks

Everett Silvertips forward Bryce Kindopp has signed an entry-level contract with the Anaheim Ducks which will kick in for the 2020-21 season. An undrafted free agent, Kindopp has 38 goals and 33 assists in 60 games with the Silvertips this season.

Raiders sign Gotaas

The Prince Albert Raiders have signed 2019 second-round WHL Bantam Draft pick Graydon Gotaas to a WHL Education Contract. The young defenseman is currently playing with the Sherwood Park Kings of the AMHL where he’s tallied five goals and nine assists in 26 games.

Smithies returns to Broncos 

Tyler Smithies returned to the Swift Current Broncos lineup on Tuesday after missing the last three games.

Chorney returns for Pats

Regina Pats forward Carter Chorney was back in the Pats’ lineup after being out since Friday with an illness. Donovan Buskey did not dress for the game and is considered day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Nachbaur leaves game with an injury 

Prince Albert Raiders forward Justin Nachbaur fell awkwardly in a puck battle in the second period of Tuesday’s game against Calgary and was seen limping down the tunnel. He did not return to the game and when asked about the injury Raiders’ head coach Marc Habscheid would only tell PANow reporter Jeff D’Andrea “We don’t know about Nacho. Body injury, day-to-day.”

Smith named to CHL Team of the Week

Spokane Cheifs defenseman Ty Smith was named to the CHL Team of the Week as the lone WHL representative after recording 10 points over two games.

Milestones

  • Moose Jaw’s Jagger Firkus recorded his first WHL assist.
  • Regina’s Spencer Welke made 20 saves for his first WHL win in his first WHL start.

Blades to honour former coach and GM Lorne Molleken 

The Saskatoon Blades will be honouring former head coach and general manager Lorne Molleken prior to March 21st’s game against the Prince Albert Raiders. A banner bearing the Molleken name will be raised to the rafters at SaskTel Centre to celebrate Molleken’s 13 years with the Blades.

Blades unveil jerseys for WHL Suits Up to Support Organ Donation night

The Blades also unveiled the jerseys they will be wearing on Friday for their “WHL Suits Up to Promote Organ Donation” game against the Regina Pats.

Warriors to hold ninth annual Snowbirds night on Friday

The Moose Jaw Warriors have unveiled the jerseys they will wear on Friday night against the Winnipeg ICE for their ninth annual “Snowbirds Night”. The game-worn jerseys will be auctioned off during the game and presented to the highest bidders after the game with proceeds going to the Support Our Troops program.

Troubling Moment

Moose Jaw’s Nolan Jones and Regina’s Carter Chorney and Robbie Holmes were all handed game misconducts for participating in this tussle at the third-period buzzer on Tuesday. The situation was instigated by Daemon Hunt tossing the milestone puck from Spencer Welke’s first WHL win into the stands.

Three Stars

First Star: Medicine Hat’s Ryan Chyzowski put up a hat-trick

Second Star: Prince Albert’s Brayden Watts had two goals and one assist

Third Star: Regina’s Cole Carrier scored twice and added an assist.

Weekly Report, report

Brandon Wheat Kings

  • Ty Thorpe is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Saskatoon Blades

  • Scott Walford is day-to-day with an upper-body injury
  • Randen Schmidt is out with an upper-body injury which will keep him out for an undetermined period of time.

Seattle Thunderbirds

  • Max Patterson is week-to-week with a lower-body injury

Spokane Chiefs

  • Logan Cunningham has joined the team from the Northern Alberta Xtreme Prep of the CSSHL.
  • Brandon Reller is day-to-day with an illness.

Swift Current Broncos

  • Jaxan Kaluski is out 1-2 weeks with a lower-body injury.

Tri-City Americans

  • John Little is day-to-day with a lower-body injury
  • Paycen Bjorklund as returned from injury

Vancouver Giants

  • Krz Plummer is now listed as out week-to-week instead of out indefinitely with a lower-body injury

Victoria Royals

  • Ty Ettinger and Gannon Laroque have been returned to their respective club teams
  • Noah Lamb is now week-to-week instead of out indefinitely with an upper-body injury.

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