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This Week on WHL Unfiltered

Chad and Jeff are back with another episode of WHL Unfiltered. The guys will look to make you laugh and cry, but really they just want to make you think about the goings on in the Western Hockey League!...

WHL playoff recap: drama ensues as Everett and Kelowna advance

Everett 3 @Victoria 2 (5OT) (Everett wins series 4-2) Game story: -It was a historic afternoon/night in Victoria, B.C. as the Royals and the visiting Silvertips played a nearly six-hour game. The contest broke the WHL and then CHL...

East Division update

Wyatt Sloboshan is back in Saskatchewan after being dealt to the Regina Pats from the Spokane Chiefs. The Western Hockey League trade deadline isn’t until Tuesday, Jan. 10, but teams in the East Division aren’t wasting any time in...

B.C. Division Recap

Approaching the quarter pole Most Western Hockey League teams have had their drafted players returned from the NHL by now, which means team chemistry has begun to take shape. The deadline to assign overage spots has come and gone...

Inaugural DUBNetwork all-star teams

Photo courtesy Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds. This being our first season of covering the WHL, we thought we would throw our hats in the mix and have our own awards and all-star teams. We have a collection of writers/contributors who...

Seattle drops their Memorial Cup opener to Erie 4-2

Here are the highlights of today's game between Seattle Thunderbirds and Erie Otters #MemorialCup pic.twitter.com/NXl6X91Jma — Darius (@Domingues_19) May 20, 2017 There is not a large margin of error at the Memorial Cup tournament. If you lose...

Tyler Benson sparks Team WHL to 4-1 win over Russia, evening Canada-Russia series

2015-16 was a season to forget for the Vancouver Giants’ Tyler Benson. He battled a cyst on his tailbone throughout the year, before getting shut down. This meant he dropped from a lock to be drafted in the...

WHL playoff recap: Neuls adds another big goal, leading Thunderbirds to thrilling game 1...

Photo courtesy Darren Steinke Well, that didn’t take long! @Donovanneuls puts home the rebound 14 seconds into overtime! @SeattleTbirds win 2-1. #WHLChampionship pic.twitter.com/BU1WwbrU2u — #WHLChampionship (@TheWHL) May 6, 2017 Game story: Donovan Neuls seems to like...

WHL overreaction Monday: trades setting precedent for high-asking prices

Victoria Royals’ franchise goal record holder Tyler Soy In this weekly series, I will go over the week that was in the WHL and see what we can take away from it. I will also wax poetic over a...

Medicine Hat-Lethbridge playoff history

The Lethbridge Hurricanes and Medicine Hat Tigers have been in the WHL together for 30 years, yet have only faced each other just once. With the latter team having won two Memorial Cups and five WHL titles and the...

Red, White and Blue Report: Down the stretch they come

We’re down to the final weekend and the U.S. Division is far from solved. Heading into the final handful of games the Seattle Thunderbirds have a slim, one-point lead over the Everett Silvertips for both the U.S. Division lead and...

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