Next Great Canucks Duo?

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July 19, 2017 by Matt Lawson, The Hockey Writers Vancouver Canucks GM, Jim Benning raised some curious eyebrows at the 2017 trade deadline when he traded away long-time Canuck, Alex Burrows to the Ottawa Senators in return for 19-year-old Jonathan Dahlen. The deal looked good on paper for both parties but Benning’s true motive didn’t come into […]

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Ronning Returns to Camp With Pro Experience

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  June 26, 2017 by Matt Calamia / NYRangers.com Forward Ty Ronning is back for his second Rangers Prospect Development Camp, and this time he brings with him experience from another year in the Western Hockey League, as well as a short stint with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League. “I knew […]

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Gardiner Signs AHL Contract – Kelowna Rockets

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July 10, 2017 by Kevin Bain The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Reid Gardiner to an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season. “I’m excited for this next step and to be able to play in the AHL again,” explained Gardiner. “I feel like I’m ready to play pro hockey […]

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NSWC announce 2017-2018 Coaching Staff

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The North Shore Winter Club has announced the following coach commitments to date for the 2017/2018 season.  Further annoucements will be forthcoming over the summer (head coach – assistant coaches). Bantam A1 – Jim Dinwoodie – Luke Kasteel Bantam A2 – Chris Cusano – Malcolm Allen Bantam A3 – Luke Tully – David Prestage Peewee […]

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Okanagan Mainline Zone Coaches Named

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June 16, 2017 BC Hockey has announced the team staff for the Okanagan Mainline Amateur Hockey Association (OMAHA) South Zone Teams. Three OMAHA South Zone teams will be formed this season; Midget Tier 1, Bantam Tier 1, and Bantam Tier 2.     Midget Tier 1 Head Coach: Neil Eisenhut, West Kelowna Assistant Coach: Greg […]

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Katzalay signs with Seattle Thunderbirds

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    KENT, June 16, 2017 — Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell today announced right wing Holden Katzalay has signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement with the team. “Holden impressed at training camp last year as a camp invite and continued to improve all season,” said Farwell. “He can score in tight and plays the […]

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A few spots left for BCMML hopefuls

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  June 10, 2017 For players still looking for a roster spot on a BC Hockey Major Midget League team, there are 18 spots for defencemen, 20 for forwards and and seven goalie spots available, spread over the 11 teams in the league. This season, the MML has made changes to the operation of the […]

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MHAs invited to host Hockey Canada Summer Camps

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  May 31, 2017 Applications Open for BC Hockey/Hockey Canada Summer Skills Camps BC Hockey is accepting applications to host two Hockey Canada Summer Skills Camps for the summer of 2017. Minor Hockey Associations (MHAs) can apply to host the camps, which will feature community coaches working alongside Branch personnel to deliver a fun and […]

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BC Hockey announces Lumberjacks North West Zone Bantam T1 team

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  May 31, 2017 BC Hockey, the provincial body that governs all minor hockey in the province of British Columbia, has announced the expansion of its pilot program for a bantam Tier 1 Zone teams, for the North West district of the province. There will now be four teams in the program for this coming […]

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South Delta looking for Bantam Rep Coaches

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  June 8, 2017 SDMHA Rep A Bantam Head Coach Positions 2017-2018 Season South Delta Minor Hockey is looking for Bantam Rep head coaches for the 2017-18 season. South Delta’s rep coaching team, led by Yogi Svejkovsky, works together to refine and execute the South Delta hockey development program. As a Rep Level Head Coach,  the successful candidateS […]

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2017 WHL Bantam Draft – Where they played

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  May 4, 2017 Calgary, AB  – The Western Hockey League completed its 2017 Bantam Draft today at the Deerfoot Inn in Calgary. After winning the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft Lottery, the Prince Albert Raiders used the first-overall pick to select defenceman Kaiden Guhle (Sherwood Park, Alta./OHA Edmonton). In total, 230 players were drafted over 14 […]

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BCHL – 17 alumni turning pro

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  May 4, 2017 Again this season, with the NCAA schedule complete and NHL teams filling their rosters with young talent, there are several BCHL graduates who have been signed and have joined the pro ranks. Of the players signing, only Tyson Jost has made his NHL debut so far. Most are headed for the American […]

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2017 WHL Bantam Draft – Top 100

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  May 4, 2017 The Top 100 WHL 2017 Bantam Draft picks – to mid morning May 4, halfway through Round 5, are listed below. Some highlights: Nine of the Top 10 picks are playing at Canadian Sports School Hockey League Academies. 45 of the Top 100 are coming out of Academies. Kelowna based Pursuit of Excellence […]

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2017 WHL Bantam Draft Preview

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  May 3, 2017 Calgary by Taylor Rocca A new age of WHL stars will be anointed at the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft Thursday in Calgary. For players born in the year 2002 as well as WHL club scouting and management staff, Thursday marks a long-awaited day – the first fruit produced following tireless work […]

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2017 WHL Bantam Draft order

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  April 28, 2017 Calgary, AB – The WHL Bantam Draft Lottery was held March 22, 2017 at the WHL Office in Calgary to determine the order of the first six selections in the first round of the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft. The WHL Bantam Draft Lottery involved the six non-playoff teams (Kootenay, Vancouver, Prince Albert, […]

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U18 Team Canada downed in World QFs

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  April 20, 2017 By Jason La Rose – SPISSKA NOVA VES, Slovakia – Ian Scott (Calgary, Alta./Prince Albert, WHL) made 27 saves, but Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team had its run at the 2017 IIHF U18 World Championship come to an end with a 7-3 quarter-final loss to Sweden on Thursday. Matthew Strome (Mississauga, […]

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Team Canada names first 18 on World Roster

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  Duchene, O’Reilly in position to three-peat as world champions   April 18, 2017 Calgary – The first 18 players announced to the Team Canada roster for the 2017 IIHF World Championship have collectively amassed international hardware from some of the game’s marquee events, including the IIHF World Junior Championship, IIHF World Championship, and Olympic Winter […]

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WHL – Everett releases HC Kevin Constantine

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  April 18, 2017 Everett, Wash. The Everett Silvertips have declined to extend the contract of head coach Kevin Constantine, who lead the team to two US division titles (2014-15, and 2016-17) and a .625 winning percentage in over eight years with the club (326-182-68). “First, I want to thank Kevin for his most recent four years […]

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