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Cougars get down to two goaltenders

September
18
,
2015
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The Prince George Cougars have settled their goaltending issue. They will open the season with veterans Mack Shields, 20, and Ty Edmonds, 19, on their roster, after dropping Tavin Grant, 17, from their roster on Friday. . . . Grant is expected to...

Shoulder injury takes out Everett d-man

September
17
,
2015
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F Anders Lövdahl (Calgary, Moose Jaw, Lethbridge, 1999-2001) signed a two-year contract extension with Grästorp (Sweden, Division 1). Last season, with Narvik (Norway, 1. Division), he had two assists in two games. He had three goals in...

Shaw will be in The Jaw and The Hat

September
16
,
2015
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F Gage Ramsay, who turns 17 on Oct. 15, has left the Vancouver Giants, according to Steve Ewen of the Vancouver Province. Ramsay, from Saskatoon, was a third-round selection by the Giants in the 2013 bantam draft. . . . Last season, he scored...

USA Hockey shortlists three for 2018 WJC

September
15
,
2015
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Ron Toigo, the majority owner of the Vancouver Giants, told TSN Radio Vancouver on Tuesday that he expects F Tyler Benson to be out between three and five weeks. . . . If he is out through Oct. 17, he would miss the Giants’ first 10...

WHL announces 50th anniversay plans

September
14
,
2015
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F Patrik Polívka (Victoria, 2012-14) was assigned on loan by Plze? (Czech Republic, Extraliga) to Šumperk (Czech Republic, 1. Liga). Last season, with Plze?, he was 4.00/.840 in one game. With Havlí?k?v Brod (Czech Republic, 1...

Hay eager to hit the practice ice

September
13
,
2015
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After his guys posted a 3-1 victory over the visiting Kelowna Rockets on Friday night, Kamloops Blazers head coach Don Hay was talking about how much he has been looking forward to this week. Why? Because the Blazers will get in five...

Blades, Hebig roll against Raiders

September
12
,
2015
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The Edmonton Oil Kings have signed G Liam Hughes, a 16-year-old from Kelowna. . . . Hughes, a seventh-round pick in the 2014 bantam draft, was 10-2-0, 2.08, .930 with the U16 team at the Yale Hockey Academy last seaosn. . . . The 6-foot-1,...

Giants' Benson's surgery deemed successful

September
11
,
2015
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“When asked, What sport drives parents the craziest? . . . She responded — Hockey; For creating parents who show no regard for life, body parts, or fairness, and no mercy on their opponents — even when they're little kids.” ...

Blazers' Ferguson states his case

September
11
,
2015
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If it was tennis, the ball would be in Cole Kehler’s court. But it’s hockey, so it’s safe to say the puck now is in Cole Kehler’s crease, Dylan Ferguson having planted it there with an emphatic exclamation mark. Ferguson and...

Now that's a lot of bacon and eggs

September
10
,
2015
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Dream come true to have signed an NHL contract today with the @NYIslanders !!! pic.twitter.com/XTA3u4YG6x — Mathew Barzal (@Barzal_97) September 10, 2015 F Mathew Barzal of the Seattle Thunderbirds has signed a three-year,...