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East Division recap

  Sawchenko and Warriors rolling The Moose Jaw Warriors are the hottest team in the Western Hockey League. Zach Sawchenko is also the hottest goaltender in the WHL, but the 19-year-old Warrior believes one is naturally the byproduct of the other. “In my four years here I think this is […]

East Division recap

  It was a bad news week for teams in the East Division as two contenders lost forwards to season-ending knee surgery. The Regina Pats saw their forward depth take a hit when 17-year-old Jake Leschyshyn required knee surgery after being injured on Feb. 3. The same day, the Swift […]

East Division recap

  More bad breaks for battered Blades  There was no shortage of news in the East Division this week. There was also a full slate of games though the headlines were reserved for stories beyond wins and losses. Saturday night, the Saskatoon Blades (21-26-5-1) beat the Red Deer Rebels 4-2, […]

East Division recap

  There is a glimmer of hope for the future after a long, disappointing season in Prince Albert. The Raiders have won five of their last six games and are showing signs that their recent struggles may be short-lived. Even the most ardent Raiders fan didn’t expect them to match […]

East Division recap

  The Regina Pats may be the best team in the CHL, but that doesn’t mean that they have any intention of getting complacent. Saturday, Connor Hobbs and Philip Ahl were healthy scratches as they were disciplined by Pats head coach/GM John Paddock for taking undisciplined penalties. The following night, […]

East Division update

The Western Hockey League trade deadline isn’t until Tuesday, Jan. 10, but teams in the East Division aren’t wasting any time in trying to build for a the present or for the future. Wyatt Sloboshan’s time away from Saskatchewan was brief as the former Saskatoon captain was dealt to the […]

East Division recap

There weren’t many who expected the Swift Current Broncos to have the seventh-best winning percentage at the mid-point of the Western Hockey League. Even Emanuel Viveiros, the Broncos’ first year general manager and head coach, didn’t expect his team to be this well established in the playoff race. “No, we’re […]

East Division recap

Trans-Canada clash The East Division went into the Western Hockey League’s holiday break with a slate of home-and-home contests between the division’s six teams. Topping the marquee was the battle between the rival Moose Jaw Warriors and Regina Pats who occupy the top two spots in the standings. The Warriors […]