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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Henri Nikkanen is the kind of player who fills the dreams of coaches everywhere: a big, two-way centre. His 200-foot game was the main attribute that attracted the Winnipeg ICE to him in the 2020 CHL Import Draft. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound Finn had a great 2019-20 season with the […]
Over the coming weeks, we will be taking a look at WHL prospects who have been fortunate enough to hear their name called at the NHL Draft over the past two years. First up is the Pacific Division. Between 2018 and 2019, seven players were drafted to five different teams […]
The WHL is in Winnipeg, and after a memorable inaugural season, the Winnipeg ICE have cemented themselves in the Manitoba capital’s vibrant hockey scene. In that inaugural season, the ICE set themselves up for a long, successful window of contention on and off the ice. On the ICE When […]
There is nothing more synonymous with sports organizations than their logos. They are on jerseys/sweaters, fan apparel, and in the center of almost every arena and stadium. Whenever you think of any team, it doesn’t take long for its respective logo to pop into your head as well. The […]
By: Rod Pedersen 1. Winnipeg ICE head coach James Patrick remembers exactly where he was when he first learned his team’s promising first season in Winnipeg was over. “We were playing in Regina (March 11) and it was after the second period,” Patrick recounted on the phone this week. “My assistant […]
Winterhawks tell season ticketholders plans to play at VMC in 2020-21 We've just been made aware that should the #WHL resume play in 2020-21. The Portland Winterhawks will play their entire home schedule at the Veterans Memorial Coleseum. This is due to the NBA schedule and the need to […]
The Vancouver Giants announced the signing of Colton Langkow, son of former WHLer and NHLer Daymond Langkow
The Prince George Cougars signed their third and final first-round pick from this year’s WHL Bantam Draft.
The Medicine Hat Tigers have signed 2020 first-round pick Reid Andresen to his WHL Education Contract.