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Caldwell comes through again

August
8
,
2015
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The good news in Saskatoon is that Jerome Engele now will have more time to spend in his other role, as an assistant coach with the Blades ...

Matthews cleared to play in Switzerland

August
7
,
2015
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Guess who's coming to Zurich? #greatnews @A_Matthews34 pic.twitter.com/xdDwnq3Ii4 — ZSC Lions (@zsclions) August 7, 2015 ———         F C.J. Stretch (Kamloops, 2005-10) signed a...

Former WHL scoring champ on move

August
6
,
2015
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        D Brett Carson (Moose Jaw, Calgary, 2001-06) signed a one-year contract with SaiPa Lappeenranta (Finland, Liiga). Last season, with the Vienna Capitals (Austria, Erste Bank Liga), he had nine goals and 15...

Ully sets sights on pro game

August
5
,
2015
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Cole Ully earned one assist in two games with Texas, then returned home to Calgary where he had his tonsils removed. Not wanting to lose weight, Ully forced himself to eat through the pain. Four weeks later, out came his wisdom teeth. Yes, he has had a summer not worth remembering, at least to this point. ...

Rebels roll dice on Hickey

August
5
,
2015
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          The Lethbridge Hurricanes have acquired D Arvin Atwal, who turns 20 on Nov. 26, from the Vancouver Giants for a conditional sixth-round selection in the 2017 bantam draft. . . . The Prince Albert...

Rockets head coach stranger to WHL

August
4
,
2015
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When Brad Ralph was hired in Idaho, he was the youngest head coach in Steelheads’ history. In Kelowna, he is two years older than Huska was when he was named head coach at 32. ...

Ralph joins Rockets

August
4
,
2015
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Brad Ralph is the new head coach of the WHL’s Kelowna Rockets. Ralph, 34, is a native of Ottawa, who spent 2014-15 as the head coach of the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads. Following the end of his playing career, Ralph spent two seasons as...

Tigers sign North Dakota commit

July
21
,
2015
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The WHL’s Saskatoon Blades have company in the SaskTel Centre, what with the National Lacrosse League’s Edmonton Rush having relocated and morphed into the Saskatchewan Rush. ...

Hamilton still hunting for coach

July
20
,
2015
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Bruce Hamilton, the president and general manager of the Kelowna Rockets continues to go through the process of hiring a head coach to replace the one-and-done Dan Lambert. ...

Sask. Hall welcomes 2015 inductees

July
19
,
2015
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F Gilbert Brule (Vancouver, 2002-06) signed a one-year contract with Medveš?ak Zagreb (Croatia, KHL). Last season, with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg (Russia, KHL), he had 10 goals and five assists in 44 games. ...