The future of the Western Hockey League is looking mighty bright. Last month the league shifted the spotlight to the next wave of talent with the WHL Cup in Calgary.
Two games into the 2017 WHL Cup and Team Alberta is backing up the hype behind their team with two commanding wins so far. With 11 first round draft picks in the lineup, Alberta has scored at will and shown why they are the favourites.
The next flock of WHL (Western Hockey League) superstars will get their chance to win provincial bragging rights and the the newly minted WHL Cup this week in Calgary.
1) Around the AJHL: Okotoks Oilers commit to U Sports teams; Calgary Mustangs coaching staff set
2) Around the OJHL: Patriots defenceman commits to Laurier; former league coach joins NHL’s Arizona Coyotes
3) Around the BCHL: Grizzlies forward NCAA-bound, Capitals forward off to Wisconsin-Superior
4) Jack Hughes wins 2017 Hockey Player of the Year Award for Ontario
5) TEAM CANADA INVITES 40 PLAYERS TO SPORT CHEK WORLD JUNIOR SHOWCASE IN KAMLOOPS