Since coming back from the 2018 World Junior Championships, Edmonton Oilers prospect Kailer Yamamoto has absolutely torn apart the WHL. The 22nd overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft has had an impressive nine multi-point games since the WJC. He was riding an 11-game point streak that went back to Dec. 9 that was finally snapped
For once, the Western Hockey League trade deadline delivered some blockbusters to rival all the insanity out east. The buyers were really buying and the sellers were really selling, but who were the winners and losers? The buyers or the sellers? Some combination of the two? Or those who stood pat amid the chaos? The
As the Western Hockey League jumps into its first full weekend of 2018, the trade deadline is less than a week away. The Jan. 10 deadline looks like it could be an interesting one as there are several contending teams that could use upgrades to their roster. Will we see any blockbuster trades? The WHL typically
As the holidays approach, the excitement for the World Junior Championships in Buffalo is on the rise. The tournament is still a couple of weeks away –games begin on Dec. 26th – but all the competing countries have summoned their players to their pre-tournament camps this week. While the junior hockey world will have its
If you don’t yet know the name Carter Hart, you will soon. The 19-year-old goaltending prospect was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the second-round of the 2016 NHL Draft and he’s made it his mission to get better with each and every season. In his first year in the WHL, Hart posted a respectable
The 2017 National Hockey League draft was a mixture of good and bad news for the Western Hockey League. While the most prominent player in the WHL’s 2017 draft class, Nolan Patrick, slipped from projections of going first overall to being taken second by the Philadelphia Flyers, the event was generally a good news story
As Grand Rapids Griffins forward Mitch Callahan raised the Calder Cup Tuesday night, it was a familiar feeling. For Callahan, being a champion isn’t exactly new. The 2017 Calder Cup victory marked his third championship in nine years. Callahan, 25, has spent six seasons in Grand Rapids, winning two Calder Cups as an American Hockey League champion.