Tag: Henri Jokiharju

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Finland downs Slovakia; Sweden hangs on to defeat USA – GROUP B Recap (12/29)

One of the bigger days schedule-wise for the World Junior tournament Group B in Victoria did not disappoint. The first game featured a hard fought battle between Finland and Slovakia, while the second game of the day turned into a nail-biter between Sweden and the USA. Finland slides past Slovakia […]

Daily Dose of the Dub: Swetlikoff signs with Kelowna; Aubin inks with Swift Current; Jokiharju with Finland; Glass shines in World Juniors exhibition game

Rockets sign the elusive Swetlikoff The Kelowna Rockets are pleased to announce the signing of Kelowna product, Alex Swetlikoff to a standard @TheWHL Player Agreement. Welcome to the Rockets @aswet90! 📰 Details ➡️ https://t.co/mTAQqo6OXz pic.twitter.com/Pp5PKMQFkt — Kelowna Rockets (@Kelowna_Rockets) December 19, 2018 -Two previous WHL teams tried and failed to […]

Larry Brunt

Daily Dose of the Dub: Three stars of the night; Anderson-Dolan sticking with L.A.?; NHL rosters coming into focus

Anderson-Dolan still with the Kings Kings likely to open with 22 players; projecting the opening night roster With captain Dustin Brown going to the injured reserved list it is starting to look like Spokane Chiefs 1999-born center Jaret Anderson-Dolan will start the year in the NHL with the L.A. Kings. […]

Daily Dose of the Dub: Prokop and Elder going to Calgary; Blocker headed back to Swift Current

Family reunion in Calgary BREAKING: Hitmen sign 18-year-old prospect Josh Prokop Details ➡️ https://t.co/1Yv23jjDAD pic.twitter.com/viRGHu4JVf — Calgary Hitmen (@WHLHitmen) September 26, 2018 The Calgary hitmen have signed 2000-born forward Josh Prokop. Josh, 18, will join his younger brother Luke on the Hitmen. Originally committed to Ohio State for 2018-19, the […]

Dayna Fjord

2018-19 WHL season previews: Portland Winterhawks

2017-2018: The Winterhawks entered the season with high expectations and those expectations only increased when Kieffer Bellows, New York Islanders 1st Round selection in 2016, signed his entry-level contract resulting in him joining the Winterhawks from Boston University. As the season progressed the Winterhawks experienced a number of winning and […]

Western Canada well Represented at World Junior Summer Showcase

On Monday, July 30th over 100 players from 4 countries will descend on the Sandman Centre in Kamloops, BC to start the arduous journey of successfully making their nations World Junior squad. The World Junior Summer Showcase is a short 11-game tournament consisting of six teams: Canada, USA (both bring split […]