WHL January Update

By |2024-01-24T12:34:36-05:00January 24th, 2024|Feature Story, WHL Report|

With the arrival of the new year, we've decided to shake things up a bit. Why, you ask? Well, amidst all the excitement, we thought, why bother with the formalities? Let's dive headfirst into the details. As we hit the midway point of the season, we’re seeing more separation between teams and player stats, but [...]

WHL Update: December

By |2023-12-06T01:21:16-05:00December 6th, 2023|WHL Report|

Image credit: Global News Before delving into the latest team and player updates, let's catch up on some noteworthy WHL news that has surfaced in the past month. The Swift Current Broncos and their Head Coach, Devan Praught, have decided to part ways amicably due to an alleged violation of the WHL Standards of Conduct. [...]

WHL Update: November

By |2023-11-21T21:16:09-05:00November 21st, 2023|WHL Report|

I wanted to begin this month's WHL update by following up on the news about Wenatchee Wild head coach Kevin Constatine being terminated, which happened literally a day after my last post. The Wild have named Chris Clark their Associate Head Coach. He will support Assistant Coach Andrew Sarauer, who will continue to direct the club [...]

WHL: June Update

By |2023-06-13T12:50:29-04:00June 13th, 2023|WHL Report|

Memorial Cup Recap & the Seattle Thunderbirds The 2023 Memorial Cup Final witnessed a thrilling showdown between the Quebec Remparts and theSeattle Thunderbirds, captivating hockey enthusiasts with its intense battles, remarkable skill, andunforgettable moments. The tournament led to the Remparts defeating the Thunderbirds in a decisive5-0 win and ultimately giving them the opportunity to [...]

WHL: May Update

By |2023-05-12T02:26:32-04:00May 12th, 2023|WHL Report|

Cover image: https://winnipegice.ca/article/mcclennon-returns-to-ice-from-philadelphia-flyers The 3rd round of the WHL playoffs are now finalized, and both the Winnipeg Ice and Seattle Thunderbirds have punched their tickets to the finals. So let’s do a quick overview of what we saw this past round.  Winnipeg Ice vs. Saskatoon Blades  (Winnipeg wins series 4 – 0) The Winnipeg Ice [...]

WHL: April Update

By |2023-04-12T23:27:20-04:00April 12th, 2023|WHL Report|

The first round of the WHL playoffs has now finished: the top-four teams in both conferences have moved on to the next round. To many, the most disappointing outcome of Round One was the Regina Pats, who put up the best fight against the Saskatoon Blades, because that means that Connor Bedard's run at the Memorial [...]

WHL March Update

By |2023-03-08T00:36:00-05:00March 8th, 2023|WHL Report|

Playoff push Last month’s trade news feels like a long time ago as since then there have been a good chunk of teams that have clinched a playoff position and others still vying for a spot in the playoffs. As I write this seven teams in the Western Conference – Seattle Thunderbirds, Kamloops Blazers, Portland [...]

WHL: February Edition

By |2023-02-02T02:59:52-05:00February 2nd, 2023|WHL Report|

Photo credit: NHL.com Welcome back to February’s edition of Dobber Prospects' WHL update. Now that the WHL trade deadline has passed, we can take a quick look back at a few trades that made an impact and turned heads. With a few months left, there are some players that have separated themselves from the pack [...]

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