Kelowna Rockets win 2015 WHL Championship

Congratulations to the Kelowna Rockets, the winners of the 2015 Ed Chynoweth Cup!   In what was expected to be an intense battle of two heavyweights in the Eastern and Western Conference, the Rockets seemed to handle the red hot Wheat Kings, with the average margin of victory being around 2 goals. After a disappointing end…

2015 WHL Championship

After blowing a chance at making the WHL Finals last season, the Kelowna Rockets are finally in the here. Meanwhile, Brandon’s been dominant the majority of this year’s playoffs. It’ll be a battle of two heavy weights in both conferences, and for once one of them won’t be Portland. Before we get into the WHL Finals preview,…

2015 WHL Playoffs: Conference Finals

Round 2 had quite a fair amount of Overtime games, but for the most part, the matchups were pretty straight forward, with all the games ending in five games. Before we preview the Conference Finals, here’s a look at how Brandon, Calgary, Kelowna, and Portland got here. Eastern Conference Semifinals: 1. Brandon Wheat Kings vs…

2015 WHL Playoffs: Round 2

The first round of the playoffs are over and done with, and with the exception of Calgary/Kootenay, the most entertaining games of the series came from the Western Conference with overtime dramatics (including 3OT!). Anyways, hopefully those in Edmonton, Kootenay, Red Deer, Tri-City, Spokane, Seattle, and Prince George had a chance to go to some…

2015 WHL Playoffs: Round 1

The 2015 edition of the Western Hockey League Playoffs have arrived. The 8 teams from the Eastern and Western Conferences that have managed to make the tournament now have their eyes on the prize: the Ed Chynoweth Cup. The winner of the Cup not only is the champion of the WHL, but they receive an…

Regina Pats tweak logo

The Regina Pats made a slight tweak to their wordmark logo. According to the press release on the Pats’ official website, the Pats have updated their iconic logo. According to the press release, the updated logo represents he “clean new face of the franchise stays true to the Pats tradition, honouring the long, rich heritage of…

2014 WHL Season Faceoff

Hockey season is back! Well… at least, Junior Hockey. The NHL doesn’t start until October, but the Western Hockey League drops the puck on the 2014-15 regular season Friday night for 14 of the 22 teams. All 22 teams will play on Saturday, where 8 teams will get their first taste of the action. Edmonton looks…

Edmonton Oil Kings win 2014 Memorial Cup

Congratulations to the Edmonton Oil Kings! Two days after your hard fought, 3 OT victory over the Val-d’Or Foreurs, the Oil Kings defeated the Guelph Storm to capture the franchise’s first major championship in their return to hockey in 2007. Edmonton beat Guelph (the champions of the OHL) 6-3 after being down 2-1 after the first…

Edmonton Oil Kings win 2014 WHL Championship

Congratulations to the Edmonton Oil Kings, the winners of the 2014 Ed Chynoweth Cup! After a hard fought battle with the Portland Winterhawks, the Oil Kings came out victorious in the deciding Game 7 in Portland. It initially looked bad for Edmonton after finding themselves in a 2-0 series hole. A return trip to the…