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DUBNetwork Interview: Ty Edmonds, Prince George Cougars

As the Western Hockey League regular season winds down, a number of 20-year-olds can see their junior eligibility coming to an end. Ty Edmonds, PG Cougars, WHL Ty Edmonds is one of those players. Edmonds junior career is testimony...

Regina home to 2018 Memorial Cup party . . . Royals lose key defenceman...

The 100th anniversary of the Memorial Cup will be celebrated in Regina with the Pats as the host team for the annual four-team tournament. The announcement was made Saturday afternoon.The Pats also will celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2017-18,...

Langley Events Centre

In May 2016 the Vancouver Giants announced that they would be leaving the nearly 50 year old former home of the Canucks, the Pacific Coliseum. The move to the Langley Events Centre was rumoured to save the team...

Second WHL team hit by mumps … Cougars “being subsidized by ownership group” …...

A second WHL team has been hit by the mumps. Ryan McCracken of the Medicine Hat News reported via Twitter on Friday afternoon that the Medicine Hat Tigers had two players “diagnosed with mumps, while another two have been...

WHL Even Strength

Which teams are the best at even strength? To calculate this we have removed PP goals for and against, SH goals for and against and only used stats from regulation time. Here are the rankings ...

What if each game was worth three points? . . . Edmonds picks a...

So . . . you’re Les Lazaruk, the long-time radio voice of the Saskatoon Blades.Les Lazaruk, the voice of the Saskatoon Blades.On Thursday, you climbed on the team’s bus and took a 900-kilometre ride to Cranbrook, B.C., where the...

Strength Of Schedule

It’s safe to say we have reached the stretch drive of the WHL season. We have one month left in the regular season and there are lots of battle for playoff positions. Let’s take a closer look at those...

Game Report: Kootenay vs. Edmonton – February 15th/2017

The Edmonton Oil Kings faced off against the Kootenay Ice for a matinee game down at Rogers Place this Wednesday, with the Oil Kings taking a 3 – 2 Overtime Win in Hooky for Hockey. The first period featured...

Hirsch shines light on OCD . . . Tigers to retire No. 9 ....

Here at the @SanJoseSharks game to celebrate Daddy's 500th goal! pic.twitter.com/dN7lRtY1Dd— Christina Marleau (@c_marleau) February 16, 2017———F David Stieler (Swift Current, 2006-08) has signed a one-year extension with the Augsburger Panther (Germany, DEL). He has four goals and 14...

Mondays With Murray — 1980: Year of a Ram

The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation is proud to announce the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications as the newest journalism school that will compete in the JMMF scholarship competition.We give special thanks to Nebraska alum Shelley...

Gropp burning it up with T-Birds … Silvertips win in Regina … Cougars beat...

F Mitch Wahl (Spokane, 2005-10) has signed a contract for the rest of this season with Oskarshamn (Sweden, Allsvenskan). Wahl was released by Västervik (Sweden, Allsvenskan) earlier Tuesday, after recording six goals and eight assists in 23 games. He...

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