It only cost the Winnipeg ICE a fourth-round pick to acquire Isaac Johnson, the leading scorer of their opening season. That may be the best use of a fourth-round pick the ICE will ever make. The ’99-born forward endeared himself to ICE general manager Matt Cockell with his creativity, […]
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Daily Dose of the Dub: NHL Central Scouting releases final rankings, Johnson signs with Moose and more
The NHL Central Scouting Bureau released their final rankings for the 2019-20 season on Wednesday featuring 52 WHLers
The 2019-20 WHL season came to an unexpected end with the outbreak of Covid-19 across North America and the world. That meant us at DUBNetwork had to scramble and put together our fourth annual awards. I reached out to our beat writers and those associated with the site and […]
When it came to the ICE organization, one of the big questions many people had was how would they respond after last season. It was a season in which the team won just 13 games, the second-fewest in the Western Hockey League. They scored just 181 goals which were […]
The current rules allow each Western Hockey League team to include three 20-year-old players on their roster. These are seemingly interchangeable spots on a WHL roster throughout the season, often devoted to players with high-end skills or, perhaps just as important, high-end character. At 20 years of age, a […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: Cougars win 2020 WHL Bantam Draft Lottery, Rebels select Sawchyn in U.S. Prospects Draft and more
The Prince George Cougars have won the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft Lottery meaning they will move up to the second pick from the fourth pick.
The start of the 2019-2020 Western Hockey League season was an exciting moment for all junior hockey fans across the country. Understandably so — the game so many Canadians love was back — and the talent across the league was in a great place. On another exciting note, the […]
As the playoffs near, every point is valuable and the ICE left Regina Wednesday night with two in their back pocket. Winnipeg used their game-in-hand over Brandon, to pass Brandon in the standings. That currently gives Winnipeg home ice advantage in the first round over their provincial rivals in a […]
21 goals — that’s how many the Winnipeg ICE saw in the back of their own net starting with a 5-0 loss against Edmonton on February 19 and wrapping up with a 2-1 loss against the Red Deer Rebels on February 28. The team lost four straight games in that […]
With their victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds, the Everett Silvertips have clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the WHL Playoffs.