The Toronto Maple Leafs have four undrafted WHLers attending their development camps:
Tag: Saskatoon Blades
The NHL Entry Draft concluded on Saturday in Vancouver with a total of 28 WHL players selected in the draft.
Heading into the draft, the consensus was that American forward Jack Hughes and Finnish forward Kappo Kakko would go one and two at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft and then the Chicago Blackhawks would decide between American forward Alex Turcotte and Vancouver Giants defenseman Bowen Byram with the third overall pick.
Following picks by the New Jersey Devils (Jack Hughes, 1st overall) and New York Rangers (Kaako Kappo, 2nd overall) Kirby Dach of the Saskatoon Blades was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks at 3rd overall. Dach was highly rated by scouts throughout the hockey world and the Blackhawks honed in on […]
Daily Dose of the DUB: Wolf and Toporowski named to Team USA Summer Showcase initial roster and more
As the WHL’s attention turns to the NHL Draft beginning tonight, we bring you some of the information from around the Western Hockey League. Team USA names two WHLers to its Summer Showcase roster Forty-four players named to the initial U.S. roster for the 2019 World Junior Summer Showcase at […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: Broncos claim Kustra off waivers, Oil Kings waive Russell, 43 players named to Hockey Canada’s Summer Development Camp
The Swift Current Broncos have claimed overage defenseman Jake Kustra off waivers from the Victoria Royals.
Two years ago I took a long look at the history of WHL players being selected in the NHL Draft. Since then there have been two drafts, so I figured it was time to take another look at how each team has fared with their players being selected by NHL […]
The Kamloops Blazers have announced the hiring of Shaun Clouston to be their new head coach and they have promoted assistant coach Darryl Sydor to be the team’s associate coach.
After much discussion about the future of Winnipeg ICE first overall pick Matthew Savoie, we now have some clarity about what lies ahead for the St. Albert, Alberta native as he has officially signed with the ICE organization.
Daily Dose of the Dub: WHL announces pre-season schedule, Raiders list Devin Jameson, St. Louis Blues win Stanley Cup
With the Memorial Cup and WHL Playoffs comfortably in the rearview mirror, attention has now turned to the 2019-20 season with the WHL officially releasing the pre-season schedule on Wednesday.