Much has been made of the impact on teams and players since the Western Hockey League ceased operations in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Without question, the business side has taken a beating as revenue from ticket sales completely vanished. There was no post-season hockey during that crucial […]
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Hockey Canada cancels World U-17 Hockey Challenge NEWS | Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the #WorldU17 Hockey Challenge, presented by @TELUS, in Charlottetown and Summerside has been cancelled. READ ⬇️ — Hockey Canada (@HockeyCanada) July 3, 2020 Chips continue to fall in the hockey world as it was announced […]
The Kelowna Rockets signed 2020 first-round pick Andrew Cristall to his WHL Education Contract.
The 2019-20 Canadian Hockey League season has officially been paused until further notice due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
For most players, being selected in the WHL Bantam Draft marks a significant confirmation of success through their journey of battling in minor hockey to finally joining the junior ranks. However, for Dylan Guenther — being selected first overall by the Oil Kings in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft is […]
When the Kelowna Rockets take to the ice in the New Year, there is no telling what the roster will look like. Frankly, since opening night back in September, filling out the lineup sheet each night has pretty much been a juggling act for the coaching staff. The 2020 Memorial […]
While the intention wasn’t necessarily to elicit a state-of-the-union address, a quick chat in Lethbridge last weekend with Hurricanes general manager Peter Anholt certainly gleaned plenty to ruminate about. Alas, that’s generally been the case with Anholt, a junior hockey veteran who, in these days of seemingly contrived prepared statements, […]
For the second time in two nights at Canalta Centre in Medicine Hat, a Canadian team was dealt a convincing playoff defeat at the World U17 Hockey Challenge. Team USA was relentless early on and built up a 5-0 lead just 25 minutes into the contest and coasted to a […]
(Medicine Hat, AB) Any version of a Canada versus Russia match up is sure to get the competitive juices flowing, regardless of the age group or the locale. And when the puck drops, it’s important to play smart. But, on this night, Team Canada Black poked the bear and the […]
Coming off its overtime loss to Team Canada Black in the tournament opener Saturday evening at Canalta Centre, Team Canada White waltzed right into the awaiting hands of Team USA, fresh off its 10-1 shellacking of the Czech Republic just 24 hours ago. Team Canada White delivered what Team USA […]