Millar named director of player personnel for Program of Excellence
Alan Millar has been named director of player personnel, overseeing player evaluations for the Program of Excellence.
— Hockey Canada (@HockeyCanada) February 22, 2021
NEWS: Warriors Board of Directors have announced that Alan Millar will be stepping down as General Manager after accepting the position of Director of Player Personnel within Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence.
— Moose Jaw Warriors (@MJWARRIORS) February 22, 2021
The Moose Jaw Warriors will be looking for a new general manager as Alan Millar has taken on the role of director of player personnel with Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence. Millar had been the general manager for 10 years.
Winnipeg ICE sign three players to WHL Standard Player Agreements
NEWS | The Winnipeg ICE Sign Three Players to WHL Standard Player Agreements.
— Winnipeg ICE (@WHLWpgICE) February 22, 2021
The Winnipeg ICE announced that they had signed three players to WHL Standard Player Agreements on Monday. Included in the signings are 20-year-old goaltender Carl Stankowski (34GP, 14-12-4, 3.45 GAA, .884sv%), 20-year-old forward Anderson McDonald (196GP, 85G, 57A in the QMJHL), and defenseman Brandt Young. More about these signings can be found HERE.
Raiders sign Crosbie and Danis
The Raiders have signed forwards Kyle Crosbie and Logan Danis.
— Prince Albert Raiders (@PARaidersHockey) February 22, 2021
The Prince Albert Raiders have signed forwards Kyle Crosbie (115GP, 12G, 11A with Kelowna and Moose Jaw) and Logan Danis (25GP, 1G, 3A with Winnipeg) to WHL Standard Player Agreements. Crosbie was an eighth round pick of the Rockets in 2016, while Danis was an undrafted signee.
Blades sign Josh Paulhus
🚨 SIGNING ALERT 🚨
Local product Josh Paulhus has been added to our active roster ahead of the 2020-21 regular season. pic.twitter.com/MeMm3d134H
— Saskatoon Blades (@BladesHockey) February 22, 2021
The Saskatoon Blades announced that they have signed 18-year-old forward Josh Paulhus (3GP, 1G, 0A with Regina) to a WHL Standard Player Agreement. Paulhus was a 2017 10th round draft pick of the Seattle Thunderbirds.
Kaiden Guhle makes professional debut
Fans, tonight's the night! Don't miss the debut of Kaiden Guhle, Cam Hillis and Vasili Demchenko. The 3 will be in the lineup for tonight's game vs. the Moose, live on @RDSca @919sports and @TSN690 ! pic.twitter.com/96Uk2Vffxk
— Rocket de Laval (@RocketLaval) February 22, 2021
Prince Albert Raiders defenseman Kaiden Guhle (137GP, 14G, 44A with Prince Albert) made his professional debut last night with the Laval Rocket of the AHL. Guhle was held pointless and was a -1 in his debut. Guhle is a 2020 first round draft pick of the Montreal Canadiens. He was also a member of the 2018-19 Ed Chynoweth Cup Champion Raiders.
Oil Kings announce their leadership group
Scott Atkinson returns as captain, Matthew Robertson & Jake Neighbours will have full-time A's, Dylan Guenther (home) & Ethan Cap (road) will alternate A's.
— Edmonton Oil Kings (@EdmOilKings) February 22, 2021
The Edmonton Oil Kings announced their leadership group on Monday. Forward Scott Atkinson (175GP, 30G, 40A) has returned as captain of the team for a second season. Defenseman Matthew Robertson (186GP, 27G, 78A) and forward Jake Neighbours (122GP, 34G, 64A) will be full-time assistant captains while forward Dylan Guenther (home) (66GP, 29G, 34A) and defenseman Ethan Cap (away) (265GP, 15G, 55A) will serve as alternating assistant captains.
Hamilton calls it a career
Thank you Wacey Hamilton for everything you brought to Utica over the past six years. Congratulations on a great career and happy retirement! Good luck in your next journey. pic.twitter.com/77F6lWKtox
— Utica Comets (@UticaComets) February 22, 2021
The Utica Comets announced that forward Wacey Hamilton (234GP, 61G, 132A with Medicine Hat ’07-’11) has retired from hockey. Hamilton spent the last six seasons with the Comets, wearing an ‘A’ for the last four seasons. Hamilton had yet to play a game this season following 28 games last season. He had four goals and seven assists in that time. Hamilton had never been drafted into the WHL or the NHL.
Woods released from professional tryout
Roster Alert: Forwards Riley Woods and Jerry D’Amigo have been released from their professional tryout agreements.#EaglesCountry
— Colorado Eagles (@ColoradoEagles) February 22, 2021
Forward Riley Woods (230GP, 75G, 105A with Regina and Spokane ’15-’19) has been released from his professional tryout with the Colorado Eagles (AHL). It is believed he will return to the ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies. Woods was not drafted into the WHL or the NHL.
Thrower joins Boras HC
— EP Transfers (@ep_transfers) February 22, 2021
Defenseman Dalton Thrower (285GP, 42G, 105A with Saskatoon and Vancouver ’09-’14) has been signed by Boras HC of HockeyEttan in Sweden. Last season Thrower played for the Jacksonville IceMen, hitting 35 games, three goals and five assists. Thrower was a second round draft pick of the Montreal Canadiens in 2012.