Pats acquire Wytinck from Wheat Kings
TRADE: Pats acquire overage defenceman Zach Wytinck from the Brandon Wheat Kings!
Details here: https://t.co/WWuV11Z0qt
— Regina Pats (@WHLPats) October 9, 2019
Off to a slow start, the Regina Pats have brought in some help for their blue line acquiring Zach Wytinck from the Brandon Wheat Kings for a fifth-round pick in the 2022 WHL Bantam Draft. Wytinck will bring offense to the Pats blue line as he’s already notched three points in seven games this year. The Pats will now have to move out one of Wytinck, captain Austin Pratt, Robbie Holmes or Dawson Holt to meet the WHL rules on overage players. They join the Seattle Thunderbirds as teams with tough decisions to make ahead of today’s overage deadline.
Hurricanes sign Collora Jr.
— Lethbridge Hurricanes (@WHLHurricanes) October 9, 2019
The Lethbridge Hurricanes have announced the signing of 2003-born forward Salvatore Collora Jr. to a WHL Education Contract. After going undrafted in the WHL Bantam Draft, Collora was a training camp invite this year. Last year Collora Jr. played 35 games for St. Georges in the CSSHL recording 10 goals and 20 assists in 35 games.
Chiefs recall Beaupit from BCMML
⤴️ | Goaltender @MasonBeaupit has been added to the Chiefs' active roster. Welcome (back) to Spokane, Mason!
— Spokane Chiefs (@spokanechiefs) October 9, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs have recalled Mason Beaupit from the BCMML’s Valley West Giants while Lukas Parik recovers from a lower-body injury. The fourth-round pick of the Chiefs in 2018, Beaupit has played four games with Valley West posting a 2.83 GAA.
CHL Top 10 Rankings revealed
#KiaCHLTop10 Week 4 Rankings:
Undefeated @Oshawa_Generals are ☝️
1-OSH, 2-CHI, 3-SHE, 4-CAP, 5-CGY, 6-PA, 7-CHA, 8-LDN, 9-EDM, 10-OTT.
Honours: SBY, MJ, SHA. pic.twitter.com/lfDgUVpvCR
— CanadianHockeyLeague (@CHLHockey) October 9, 2019
The Canadian Hockey League has released its weekly rankings and the Calgary Hitmen lead the WHL rising to the fifth spot. Close behind them in sixth are the Prince Albert Raiders who also rose up the rankings. The Edmonton Oil Kings remained stagnant in ninth place while the Moose Jaw Warriors earned Honourable Mention.
Kope returns, Alistrov out with illness
Scott gets the start. Kope back, Alistrov now sick, Kuny or Lawson will dress.
— Andrew Peard (@AndrewPeard) October 9, 2019
David Kope returned to the Edmonton Oil Kings lineup on Wednesday against the Portland Winterhawks after being out with an illness. Vladimir Alistrov has now fallen ill and missed the game against Moose Jaw. Josh Critzer has a full recap of the game that you can read here.
Berezowski returns for Everett
— Everett Silvertips (@WHLsilvertips) October 10, 2019
Jackson Berezowski returned to the lineup after dealing with an upper-body injury and scored in his return to the lineup as the Everett Silvertips beat Victoria 4-3.
Milestons around the league on Wednesday
- Matt Benson potted his first WHL goal with Moose Jaw.
- Kade Nolan had his first WHL goal for Portland
- Aiden Bulych notched his first WHL goal for Swift Current.
- Cage Newans made his debut for Victoria
WHL Cup Rosters unveiled
Catch the stars of tomorrow today at the 2019 #WHLCup! View all four provincial rosters for the tournament now!
— The WHL (@TheWHL) October 9, 2019
The rosters for BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba have been unveiled for the WHL Cup set to take place later this month. The tournament features some of the top U-16 players in Western Canada including Conor Geekie (Winnipeg/Manitoba) Keaton Dowhaniuk (Prince George/Alberta), Mats Lindgren (Kamloops/BC) and Kevin Korchinski (Seattle/Saskatchewan). Of the 80 players selected for the tournament, 77 are WHL Draft prospects. Click here for the full rosters.
Spruce Kings acquire Steele from Drayton Valley
TRADE | The Spruce Kings have acquired forward Jaxon Steele ('00) from the Drayton Valley Thunder (@DVThunder) in exchange for forward Henry Wagner and Future Considerations.
— Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) October 9, 2019
The Prince George Spruce Kings of the BCHL have acquired 2000-born forward Jaxon Steele (65 GP, 2 G, 3 A with the Medicine Hat Tigers) from the Drayton Valley Thunder of the AJHL for forward Henry Wagner and future considerations.
Thompson plays in 700th career NHL game
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) October 9, 2019
Nate Thompson (253 GP, 55 G, 88 A with the Seattle Thunderbirds) played his 700th career game in the NHL on Wednesday night. Since debuting for the Boston Bruins in 2006-07, Thompson has also played for the New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning, Anaheim Ducks, Ottawa Senators, Los Angeles Kings and now finds himself with the Montreal Canadiens.
Hart records first career shutout for Flyers
First career shutout for the kid.
— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) October 10, 2019
He leads the Everett Silvertips in shutouts and is tied for the WHL lead in shutouts with Tyson Sexsmith with 26 and now Carter Hart has recorded his first NHL shutout with the Philadelphia Flyers.
Rehill named captain of University of Alberta Golden Bears
Leading into the home opener this weekend it is a great time to introduce our new leadership group for the 2019-2020 season.
This years captain will be 4th year d-man ryanrehill
Assistant captains will be… https://t.co/xf36m19XcD
— Golden Bears Hockey (@GBHKY) October 9, 2019
Ryan Rehill (249 GP, 21 G, 61 A with the Kamloops Blazers) has been named the captain of the University of Alberta Men’s Hockey team. Joining him in the leadership group are Ben Carroll (178 GP, 16 G, 60 A with the Edmonton Oil Kings) Cole Sanford (260 GP, 126 G, 123 A with the Medicine Hat Tigers and Regina Pats) and Trevor Cox (324 GP, 98 G, 207 A with the Medicine Hat Tigers and Vancouver Giants).
Three Stars of the Night
First Star: Reece Newkirk had a goal and three assists in an 8-2 win for the Portland Winterhawks.
Second Star: Saskatoon Blades goaltender Nolan Maier made 30 saves on shots against the Vancouver Giants in a 2-1 victory.
Third Star: On the other side, Trent Miner made 29 saves on 31 shots
Moose Jaw Warriors forward Jadon Joseph had a goal and two assists in a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings, Portland Winterhawks captain Johnny Ludvig had a goal and two assists as well.