Tag: WHL

Hockey Teaches

This is a letter to the future, the current, and alumni of the WHL. It is also a letter to all the coaches that have developed and are developing the future of the league. To the players: You are a hockey player. It’s in your DNA, who you are as […]

Daily Dose of the Dub: Ice on the move?; Ungar and Chiasson up with Brandon; WHL hands out weekly honours

Move to Winnipeg possibly being announced on Tuesday: Tough news to hear, but it's the worst kept secret in Western Canada. The Kootenay Ice had 20 good years in Cranbrook, collecting three WHL championships and a Memorial Cup. https://t.co/dyq2mW6lvx — Trevor Crawley (@tcrawls) January 28, 2019 BREAKING: Kootenay Ice owners […]

Rockets Erik Gardiner Retires

The Kelowna Rockets announced today that assistant captain, Erik Gardiner has retired from hockey. “Due to health and personal reasons, I thought it was time to step away,” said Gardiner in a release provided by the team. “I want to focus on different things and take care of myself. “I […]

Kelowna Rockets update

A recent spate of inconsistent play has resulted in a swoon by the Kelowna Rockets that most certainly has the group somewhat on edge. Following the Christmas break in the Western Hockey league schedule, the Rockets were looking forward at a pivotal seven-game stretch. With three games each against division […]

Why the Western Hockey League?

Every player has their own path in hockey. Day in and day out, players are traded called up or sent down, players are given contracts or cut. There are youth teams, professional teams, university teams, and Junior teams. I’ve seen players go from High School hockey to NCAA and to […]