Daily Dose of the Dub: Kindree out at least 10 weeks, Boyle has health scare and more

Kindree out for at least 10 weeks

The Kelowna Rockets announced that forward Liam Kindree has undergone surgery to repair a broken collarbone and will be re-evaluated in 10 weeks’ time. The injury was sustained on a hit from Kamloops Blazers forward Ryley Appelt on Saturday. Kindree has played in 33 games with Kelowna this season registering eight goals and eight assists.

Cougars issue update on Boyle

The Prince George Cougars issued the above statement about forward Brendan Boyle. According to the team, Boyle suffered a medical episode at the team’s hotel. Because of the quick response of his roommate Blake Eastman and the medical attention he received from Athletic Therapist Mike Matthies, Equipment Manager Ramandeep Dhanjal and other medical professionals, Boyle is expected to make a full recovery in the near future.

Greig suspension update

According to Perry Bergson of the Brandon Sun, Ridly Greig’s absence from Wednesday night’s game won’t count towards his current two-game suspension as he was traveling to Hamilton for the CHL Top Prospects Game. That means Greig won’t be eligible to return until Friday, January 24th when the Brandon Wheat Kings play the Victoria Royals.

Pats recall Paulhus from SJHL

With Austin Pratt leaving Tuesday’s game vs. Portland and his unknown status for this weekend’s games, the Regina Pats have recalled forward Josh Paulhus from the SJHL’s Humboldt Broncos. The 17-year-old Saskatoon native has four goals and six assists in 31 games this season.

Blazers recall Panghli

The Kamloops Blazers have recalled goaltender Manny Panghli from the Thompson Blazers Minor Midget Hockey Club. He is expected to join the team for Friday’s game against the Tri-City Americans.

CHL holds annual top prospects game

The CHL held their annual top prospects game on Thursday night in Hamilton with Team White led by Kamloops’ Connor Zary (3 A), Prince Albert’s Kaiden Guhle (1 G) and Brandon’s Braeden Schneider (1 G) and Ridly Greig (1 A) defeating Team Red featuring Vancouver’s Justin Sourdif (1 A) 5-3. In between the pipes, Kamloops’ Dylan Garand made 10 saves on 11 shots in 29:43 of action while Moose Jaw’s Brock Gould made 27 saves on 31 shots in 57:29 of action.

McNaughton enters Top 10 on Hitmen all-time saves list

With 1,653 saves in the Calgary Hitmen crease, netminder Jack McNaughton has climbed into the top 10 on the all-time saves list with Calgary.

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Thunderbirds make a change to broadcast schedule

The Seattle Thunderbirds have adjusted their broadcast schedule on JOEtv to include the February 22nd game against the Portland Winterhawks and remove the March 21st game against Portland.

Raiders unveil WHL Suits Up Jerseys

The Prince Albert Raiders have unveiled their jerseys for the annual WHL Suits Up to Promote Organ Donation night. The yellow jerseys featuring the vintage “Hockey Night in Canada” logo and will be worn on January 25th against Medicine Hat.

Cougars to offer Sensory Kits at Home Games

The Prince George Cougars will be offering “sensory kits” to fans that have sensory issues in partnership with Autism BC. The kits will include protective earmuffs, colouring books, crayons, earplugs, sunglasses, and other fidget/stress items.

Former WHL netminder suspended eight games for anti-doping violation

Dylan Myskiw (85 GP, 2.87 GAA, and 0.902 Save Percentage with a 43-21-6-3 record with the Victoria Royals, Brandon Wheat Kings and Edmonton Oil Kings from 2016-19) has been suspended for eight games in the OHL for violating the league’s anti-doping policy. Unbeknownst to Myskiw, a post-workout supplement he had been taking contained a prohibited substance that led to the suspension.

Grishakov signs new Russian deal

Andrei Grishakov (139 GP, 30 G, 44 A with the Calgary Hitmen and Victoria Royals from 2016-18) has signed with Sokol Krasnoyarsk in the VHL for the rest of the season.

Lovdahl signs in Sweden

After taking the last two seasons off from professional hockey, Anders Lovdahl (84 GP, 10 G, 14 A with the Calgary Hitmen, Moose Jaw Warriors and Lethbridge Hurricanes from 1999-2001) has signed with Hedemora in Sweden for the rest of this season.

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