Tisdale headed to the Telus Cup
— Tisdale Trojans (@TisdaleTrojans) April 6, 2019
On Sunday, the Tisdale Trojans Midget AAA team from the SMHL took on the Thunder Bay Kings in the Western Regional Final. The result was meaningless though as Thunder Bay is hosting the Telus Cup or Canadian Midget AAA Championship and has already secured a spot. Thus, Tisdale is going as well. They did end up beating Thunder Bay in OT in the final anyways.
Center Cade Hayes (Moose Jaw) is the lone WHL-signed player on the Tisdale roster. He was an eighth round pick in 2018 and led the Trojans in regular season scoring. There are many others on the roster who were drafted by WHL teams but not yet signed. Also of note, forward Kalen Ukrainetz was drafted by Everett and was part of the massive trade that saw Garrett Pilon and Ondrej Vala head to the Silvertips.
Bean up with Carolina:
— x – Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) April 7, 2019
-Former Tri-City Americans and Calgary Hitmen defenseman Jake Bean was called up to the Carolina Hurricanes for the playoffs. Bean had an incredible season with the Charlotte Checkers in his first season as a pro, tying the franchise record for goals by a blue liner with 13. He also played two regular seaosn games with the Hurricanes.
Three stars of the night:
- Dante Hannoun (Prince Albert) – He netted the game-tying goal and assisted on the game-winner as Prince Albert came back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 and take a 2-0 series lead over Saskatoon.
- Bailey Brkin (Spokane) – He stopped 30-of-31 Everett shots, helping the Chiefs to a 3-1 win and a 2-0 series lead.
- Dylan Myskiw (Edmonton) – He stopped 26-of-27 as Edmonton blew by Calgary 4-1 for a 2-0 series lead.
–Kirby Dach had a highlight-reel goal to start the scoring in Saskatoon’s loss.
This is Kirby Dach's first goal in 18 career games (regular season and playoffs) against the Raiders. It's a big one as it puts the Blades up 1-0, 8:56 into the first period. pic.twitter.com/HQgZUF7UCJ
— Jeff D'Andrea (@Jeff_paNOW) April 8, 2019
-Everett’s Sahvan Khaira hit Spokane’s Kaden Hanas from behind with no time left in Game of Everett’s loss to Spokane.
Everett's Sahvan Khaira may be hearing from the league after this hit at the buzzer of Game 2 on Spokane's Kaden Hanas. pic.twitter.com/JBLCr5PXxw
— Brandon Rivers (@BriversWHL) April 8, 2019