Yale wins 42nd John Reid, BC teams take all medals

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January 20, 2020 The Yale Academy Lions are the 42nd Annual John Reid Bantam Memorial Tournament Champions, defeating Lower Mainland rival, St. George’s Academy, 3-1 in the final. The St. Albert-based tournament is considered the top Bantam AAA / Prep Team tournament in Western Canada, ahead of the WHL Bantam Draft, and features 16 of […]

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Schneider nets game-winning goal as Team White win 2020 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

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  January 16, 2020 by Robert Murray Brandon Wheat Kings defenceman Braden Schneider scored the game-winning goal and Kamloops Blazers goaltender Dylan Garand earned the win between the pipes as Team White defeated Team Red 5-3 Thursday at the 2020 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ont. Despite ending up on the […]

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WHL stars of Team Red for the 2020 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

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  January 16, 2020 by Matthew Achtymichuck With the annual Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game set for Thursday, January 16, in Hamilton, Ont. lets take a look at which Western Hockey League stars will represent the Team Red. Brock Gould – The new Moose Jaw Warriors goaltender will look to turn heads at the game in […]

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Blazers surge into seventh in Kia CHL Top 10 Rankings

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January 16, 202o Toronto  – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the week 17 edition of the Kia CHL Top-10 Rankings for the 2019-20 season. The weekly rankings of the CHL’s Top-10 teams are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts. The standings are reflective of before Wednesday’s Western Hockey League action. Holding onto the third spot for another week, the Portland Winterhawks remained […]

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33 CSSHL players selected in NHL Central Scouting midterms

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      January 14, 2020 A total of 33 former Canadian Sport School Hockey League student athletes have landed on NHL Central Scouting’s midterm ranking of the top players eligible for the 2020 NHL Draft. Twenty-eight CSSHL alums are listed on the North American Skaters list, including seventh-ranked Kaiden Guhle, while four former CSSHL […]

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Musa leading BCHL Energy Player of the Game ranks

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    January 13, 2020 It’s a tight race at the top of the BCHL’s FortisBC Energy Player of the Game rankings. Forward Joseph Musa of the Langley Rivermen, a native of Orange Park, Florida, with 7 notches, is one game up on three others – Brandan Dent (F, Nanaimo Clippers, Prince George), Logan Terness […]

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BCHL grads in NCAA Spotlight this week

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  January 8, 2020 NCAA conferences handed out weekly and monthly awards this week and the BCHL was well-represented as 10 former players from the league were honoured. ECAC Rookie of the Week Ethan Leyh – Freshman – Quinnipiac University (Langley Rivermen) Leyh played a key role for the Bobcats this weekend, as they extend […]

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WHL Top Guns – Scoring Leaders & Goalies

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January 13, 2020  The WHL’s Top 30 Scoring Leaders and Top 20 Goaltenders. Scoring Leaders: WHL Top 30 – 1.13.2020               Rank Pos Name Team GP G A PTS +/- PIM 1 LW Beckman, Adam SPO 39 30 34 64 30 12 2 C Hamblin, James MH 42 23 41 […]

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RE/MAX + WHL Suit Up to Promote Organ Donation

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  January 13, 2020 RE/MAX of Western Canada and the Western Hockey League, are introducing a new program in support of the Kidney Foundation.  The program – RE/MAX Presents: WHL Suits Up to Promote Organ Donation – will celebrate the history of Hockey Night in Canada and also highlight the remarkable Logan Boulet Effect. Beginning Friday, […]

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Top 200 NA skaters – NHL Central Scouting midterms

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    January 13, 2020 NHL Central Scouting today released its midterm 2020 NHL Draft rankings. Here’s the Top 200 North American skaters listed. R Skater Ht Wt Pos Current Team League 1 LAFRENIERE, ALEXIS 6′ 1″ 196 LW RIMOUSKI QMJHL 2 BYFIELD, QUINTON 6′ 4″ 215 C SUDBURY OHL 3 DRYSDALE, JAMIE 5′ 11″ […]

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51 WHL players crack NHL Central Scouting midterms

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  January 13, 2020 NHL Central Scouting’s midterm rankings for the 2020 NHL Draft includes 51 WHL players. Nine WHL skaters cracked the top 30 North Americans. Four WHL goalies were listed in the top 10 North American goaltenders. The top ranked WHL skater, at #7 is defenceman Kaiden Guhle (Prince Albert Raiders / Sherwood […]

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Top 200 NA skaters – by league and country

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    January 13, 2020 NHL Central Scouting today released its midterm 2020 NHL Draft rankings. Here’s an overview of the Top 200 North American skaters (no goalies), by country/league. In summary, players toiling in Canadian leagues (which includes some US and European players), make up almost two thirds of the total (64.5%) – 129 […]

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Jayden Lee named ECAC Rookie of the Week

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  January 5, 2020 ECAC Rookie of the Week Jayden Lee – Freshman – Quinnipiac University (Powell River Kings) Lee scored his first-career goal on Saturday night, helping Quinnipiac earn a 3-1 win over Princeton in the front end of a home-and-home series. He also anchored an impressive defensive performance on Sunday while recording a […]

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Mac’s Midget – Cariboo Cougars bumped in semis

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  January 1, 2020 Calgary, Alberta After edging BCMML rival Okanagan Rockets, 4-3 in the quarter-finals, the Cariboo Cougars faced off four hours later against the Calgary Buffaloes, falling 6-2 on New Year’s Eve in the semi-finals at this year’s Mac’s Midget Hockey Tournament, held in Calgary. The Buffs went on to defeat the Moose […]

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Thrilling WJC Gold Medal for Canada vs Russia

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  January 5, 2020 by Andrew Podnieks, IIHF Akil Thomas chased down a loose puck, just reaching it the top of the crease, then cut hard to the left and managed to slide a backhand into the net as he fell, breaking a 3-3 tie at 16:02 of the third and giving Canada a dramatic […]

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BWC A1 win Pat Quinn Peewee AAA Elite Gold vs Glenlake

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  January 3, 2020 It was a very tight game, but in the end BWC Peewee A1 prevailed over Calgary’s Glenlake Hawks A1 4-2 in the Peewee Elite final at this year’s Pat Quinn Classic. The two teams faced off at the Bill Copeland Arena in Burnaby on New Year’s Eve afternoon. Shots finished 14-13 for BWC. […]

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