February 8, 2013, Calgary, AB (ISN) – The 2012-13 WHL regular season enters its second weekend of play in February with 23 games on the schedule for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
AROUND THE RINKS THIS WEEKEND…
In Brandon, MB, the Wheat Kings host their annual Sportsman’s Dinner on Thursday night. Special guests for the event, which helps raise money for the Wheat Kings’ Scholarship Fund, include Hockey Hall-of-Famer Marcel Dionne.
In Everett, WA, the Silvertips welcome their many season-ticket holders to come Skate with the Team following Sunday’s contest versus the Kelowna Rockets.
In Prince George, B.C., the Cougars will be in the news for something other than hockey as they will be taking part in a CBC Marketplace Story tracking Canadians’ nutritional intake. The Marketplace crew will be in Prince George until Friday conducting their tests.
In Saskatoon, SK, the Blades will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Credit Union Centre on Saturday night when the Lethbridge Hurricanes come to town. The Blades will be wearing jerseys resembling those that the 1988 edition of the team wore, and former Blades great Wendel Clark will be in attendance as well.
In Swift Current, SK, the Broncos are turning back the clock on Saturday night with their Retro-Themed Jersey Night when the Prince Albert Raiders come to town. The jerseys will be auctioned off during the game, with proceeds going to the team’s Education Fund.