Las Vegas Knights open University

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  October 9, 2018 Here’s a letter from the Vegas Golden Knights that we received today. Sorry you’ve got to be part of the Vegas broadcast market to participate…. Dear Vegas Golden Knights Fan, The Vegas Golden Knights are proud to announce the return of Vegas Golden Knights University – an initiative to give local […]

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CSSHL – BWC Bantam Prep Update

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October 9, 2018 The BWC Bantam Prep team has looked good to start the 2018-19 season, posting a 4-1 record through their first five games. They kicked things off with two convincing wins against Pacific Coast (0-3) and Shawnigan (0-1), winning 7-1 and 8-0 respectively. They followed that up with a 5-2 win on September […]

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Young Maple Ridge man dies playing rec hockey

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  October 4, 2018, 7:30 PM by Neil Corbett, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News A young man from Maple Ridge died while playing a men’s recreational hockey league game in Langley.Noah Trulsen, 22, passed away at early Thursday after tripping head first into the boards during a game. ”It is with the saddest of […]

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5 goal performance earns Burzan WHL Player of Week honors

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  October 3, 2018 Calgary – The WHL has named Brandon Wheat Kings forward Luka Burzan as the WHL On the Run Player of the Week for the week ending September 30, 2018. Burzan, who is eligible for selection at the 2019 National Hockey League Draft, put forth an incredible performance in his lone game […]

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NHL Scouting lists 35 WHL “Players to Watch”

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  October 2, 2018 Calgary – NHL Central Scouting issued its preliminary ‘Players to Watch’ list for the 2019 NHL Draft Monday, with 35 Western Hockey League players making the grade. NHL Central Scouting identifies players with a rating system that includes four categories.  The ‘A’ rating indicates a first round candidate, a ‘B’ rating indicates […]

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Shea Weber 30th captain in Canadiens history

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    October 1, 2018 Paul Byron and Brendan Gallagher will serve as alternate captains MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens announced on Monday that defenseman Shea Weber has been appointed the 30th captain in franchise history. Weber is preparing for his 14th NHL season in 2018-19, his third with the Canadiens. He was an alternate […]

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Cultural renaissance underway at BWC

in Other News, regular season

  September 29, 2018 It’s all about a new culture these days at the Burnaby Winter Club. While the emphasis is still clearly on providing a high level of training and on ice development – there is now much more emphasis on off ice development, and an understanding that many players need more time to […]

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BCHL Bauer Showcase results

in Other News, regular season

  September 23, 2018   The seventh Bauer BCHL Showcase got underway Thursday at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack with six games on the agenda, and then added six more Friday and five Saturday. Here are the results (scroll down to see current standings):   Saturday, Sept. 22 Chilliwack Chiefs – 2 @ Wenatchee Wild – […]

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BCHL Bauer Showcase starts today

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  September 20, 2018   The seventh Bauer BCHL Showcase begins today at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack with six games on the agenda starting with a 10 a.m. matchup between the Penticton Vees and Surrey Eagles. There are six games on the slate for today, six more on Friday and six Saturday starting with the Prospects Game […]

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WHL 2018-19 B.C. Division Preview

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    September 19, 2019 by Robert Murray Here’s an overview of the five BC Division WHL teams ahead of the season openers this weekend. A look at who’s returning, who’s new, and team expectations for the new season. Teams are presented in order of finish in theirdivision last season.   Kelowna Rockets General Manager: Bruce […]

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Four WHL clubs get CHL Top 10 pre-season kudos

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  September 19, 2019 Toronto – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the pre-season edition of its Top-10 CHL Rankings for the 2018-19 season. Three WHL clubs were in the mix, with a fourth getting honorable mention. The weekly rankings are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts. At the top of the […]

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Ty Smith, 18 – impresses at NJ Devils Camp

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    September 19, 2018 Steve Liechtenstein, WFAN Radio It’s going to be awfully hard for Ty Smith to make the Devils’ 2018-19 opening night lineup. The Devils already have six defensemen under one-way contracts plus Will Butcher, who isn’t going anywhere. Smith, who was New Jersey’s first-round selection (17th overall) in the 2018 NHL Entry […]

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BCHL Showcase – ’03 + ’04 Bantam Prospects selected

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    The BCHL is showcasing some  top young prospects as part of the annual Bauer BCHL Showcase at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack this year. Top players identified from the BCHL Exposure Camp in May at the Richmond Olympic Oval have been selected and assigned to two teams that will compete against each other at […]

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Dillon Dube – player to watch at Flames Camp

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    September 17, 2018 by Ty Wilson, CalgaryFlames.com Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls – welcome to the Dillon Dube Show. Certainly not content to rest on his laurels after dominating last week’s two-game rookie series against the Edmonton Oilers, the Golden, B.C., product picked right up where he left off Monday night in […]

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BCHL Weekend Wrap

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    September 17, 2018   Seventeen games were played in the BCHL this past weekend, wrapping up week two of the new season. At the end of the weekend, three teams were still undefeated. Leading the pack are the Prince George Spruce Kings with 4 wins, followed by Trail Smoke Eaters with 3 plus […]

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BCHL Friday Night

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    September 15, 2018   Eight games were played last night in the BCHL, in the second weekend of regular season play. Here’s a quick recap of the results:   Coquitlam 3 – Prince George 5 Coquitlam Express (1-2-0-0) vs Prince George Spruce Kings (3-0-0-0) – Rolling Mix Concrete Arena, Prince George. PG remains undefeated […]

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Q & A with BCHL Vipers new owner John Glen

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    September 15, 2017 It was officially announced on September 7 that the sale of the Vernon Vipers franchise from the Wray family to brothers John and Tom Glen was complete. Former owner Duncan Wray passed away unexpectedly last spring at 68 years of age, having owned the Vipers for over 25 years. As […]

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WHL Pre-season – Blades 6-0-0-0

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September 15, 2018 by Robert Murray They may never lose again! Well, it’s only the pre-season, but the Saskatoon Blades continued to roll along Thursday at the SaskTel Centre in a regular season-type atmosphere, downing the visiting Regina Pats by a 3-2 score to boost their record to a perfect 6-0-0-0 on the back of […]

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