Swetlikoff headed to Midget
Good luck this season, Blake!
— Spokane Chiefs (@spokanechiefs) November 14, 2019
The Spokane Chiefs have released forward Blake Swetlikoff from the active roster after he recorded two assists in 11 games this season. The Chiefs will maintain his WHL rights and he’s expected to report to the Regina Pat Canadians Midget AAA team in the SMAAAHL.
Donohoe’s CJHL rights traded
Vernon acquires CJHL rights to defenceman Hunter Donohoe (00) from Chilliwack for future considerations.
Donohoe is a third year #WHL veteran with 88 games in the league.
He has 0-1-1 in 9 GP with Seattle this season.#BCHL
— Brian Wiebe (@Brian_Wiebe) November 15, 2019
Hunter Donohoe (88 GP, 3 G, 6 A with the Red Deer Rebels and Seattle Thunderbirds) has been traded from the Chilliwack Chiefs to the Vernon Vipers in the BCHL after the Thunderbirds released him from the active roster earlier this season. In nine games with Seattle this season, he had one assist.
Giants prospect signs NLI with University of North Dakota
Three players sign their NLI’s today: Congratulations to @BrendanBudy for signing his NLI to @UNDmhockey; @jlivingstone99 for signing his NLI to @MNSUKatoHockey and to @ryanhelliwell17 for signing his NLI to @NDHockey pic.twitter.com/fT8JQQheId
— Langley Rivermen (@LangleyRivermen) November 13, 2019
Vancouver Giants’ prospect Brendan Budy has signed his National Letter of Intent to attend the University of North Dakota. The Giants acquired Budy from the Red Deer Rebels earlier this year for defenseman Joel Sexsmith and were hopeful they would be able to get him signed to a WHL education contract but he ultimately decided to go the NCAA route.
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WHL takes CHL-Russia Series in “Double Shootout”
— The WHL (@TheWHL) November 15, 2019
Team WHL has secured a the CHL-Russia for The CHL with a “double shootout” victory over Russia on Thursday night. Kelowna Rockets forward Nolan Foote starred for the WHL with two goals in regulation and the shootout series winner while Medicine Hat Tigers forward Ryan Chyzowski also potted a goal. Russia would take the game 4-3 in a shootout, which left the series tied up at 3-3, requiring a second shootout to decide the series which the WHL won.
Pats unveil “Experience Regina” Jerseys
The threads for our audacious night!
— Regina Pats (@WHLPats) November 14, 2019
The Regina Pats unveiled the jerseys they’ll be wearing for “Experience Regina” jersey they’ll be wearing on Saturday night against the Prince Albert Raiders. Experience Regina Night will also feature an appearance from TSN’s Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole.
Big Snake loses home in a fire
Former Winterhawks Forward, Robin Big Snake lost his home in a fire last night. A GoFundMe has been created to help the family rebuild what they lost.
The link is below if you can help support him and his family!
— Portland Winterhawks (@pdxwinterhawks) November 14, 2019
Former WHLer Robin Big Snake (167 GP, 19 G, 30 A with the Regina Pats, Vancouver Giants, Moose Jaw Warriors, and Portland Winterhawks from 2000-05) lost his home in a fire on Wednesday night. A GoFundMe has been started to get Robin and his family back on their feet. If you’d like to donate, you can do so here.