Adin Hill Added to Team WHL For CHL Canada Russia Series


Portland Winterhawks goaltender Adin Hill has been added to Team WHL for the 2015 Canadian Hockey League Canada Russia series.

Team WHL will face Team Russia in Game 1 of the 2015 Canada Russia Series in Kelowna, British Columbia on Monday, November 9th and will continue the series on Tuesday, November 10th with Game 2 in Kamloops, B.C. The Ontario Hockey League will host Games 3 and 4 while the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will conclude the series as hosts for Games 5 and 6.

Hill, named the WHL Goaltender of the week yesterday, has a league-high three shutouts this season with a goals against average of 2.13 and .937 save percentage. He was selected in the third round of the 2015 NHL Draft by the Arizona Coyotes.

“Adin is off to a great start this season and is very deserving of this opportunity,” said Portland Winterhawks General Manager & Head Coach Jamie Kompon. “The CHL Canada Russia Series is a great chance for Adin to showcase his abilities for Hockey Canada in advance of the World Junior Championship.”

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