The Calgary Hitmen made two picks in the 2020 CHL Import Draft. On Tuesday, the club announced the selections of forward Jonas Peterek and defenceman Alexei Garapuchik. Peterek, a 19-year-old from the Czech Republic, is no stranger to the Hitmen organization after being previously selected in the 2019 CHL […]
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The 2020 CHL Import Draft took place online Tuesday morning with 25 players from eight nations selected by WHL teams. 66 players overall from 11 nations were selected in this year’s draft between the three leagues of the CHL. Top picks and WHL summary In the WHL, Calgary, Swift Current, […]
The 2020 CHL Import Draft took place Tuesday morning as teams filled any open slots on their rosters reserved for non-North American players. Seattle used just one pick at No. 21 overall and selected Slovakian defenseman Samuel Knazko. Last season, Knazko played for TPS Turku in the Finnish Junior […]
The first two picks in this year’s WHL Bantam Draft have now signed their WHL Education Contracts with Riley Heidt signing with the Prince George Cougars.
With the 2019-20 WHL season currently suspended (rightfully so) due to precautions of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a hole in many hockey fans’ lives. Here is the start of some content to help keep both Giants and WHL fans fulfilled until we learn more about the remainder of the […]
DUBNetwork Feature Game of the Night: Calgary Hitmen @ Swift Current Broncos 7:00PM (MDT) On the first Saturday night of the WHL season, we see a brand new divisional matchup as the Calgary Hitmen travel to Swift Current to take on their new Central Division rivals, the Broncos. With the […]
The Saskatoon Blades appear to have their defense core ready to go for the 2019-20 Western Hockey League season with signing its two 2019 import-drafted players to standard player agreements. Selected 55th and 115th overall by Saskatoon in the 2019 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft, 19-year-old Libor Zabransky and 17-year-old […]
The 2019 CHL Import Draft took place via online on Thursday, where all 60 CHL teams from the WHL, OHL and QMJHL look to improve their teams with some of the best European junior-aged hockey players. Each team is allowed two spots for import players on their roster. The Vancouver […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: Blazers sign two prospects, Pats sign Goaltender, CHL holds Import Draft and more
The Kamloops Blazers announced the signing of prospects Dylan Ernst and Tye Spencer to their WHL player agreements.
The CHL adopted an import draft in 1992 so that players from countries outside of Canada and the United States could be brought into the three leagues in a method that was supposed to create a more even playing field for recruiting talent outside of North America. From 1992 through […]