Finland’s Thomson Shining for WHL’s Rockets

Lassi Thomson is still grasping the English language and Canadian culture. As for the smaller ice surface, he’s already looking right at home and, really, hit the ground running in North America. From Day 1, his elite talent was evident and, in a matter of a month, he’s emerging as a game-breaker in the Western […]

Addison Makes Case for Team Canada at Summer Showcase

Tim Hunter and Team Canada are going to have some difficult decisions on defence when it comes time to finalize the World Junior roster at selection camp in December. The easy decisions are Noah Dobson and Evan Bouchard — taken 12th and 10th overall, respectively, in this June’s draft. Hunter was most impressed by those two […]

WHL Playoff Predictions: Third Round Offers Intriguing Matchups

I knew I shouldn’t have bet against Carter Hart, but three out of four ain’t bad. That brings me up to 10-for-12 through two rounds of my WHL playoff predictions, also getting the number of games right for five of those series. Yes, I’m on a bit of a roll this year. Our @LarryFisher_KDC has […]

WHL Playoff Predictions: Couple Coin Flips in 2nd Round

Maybe I should quit while I’m ahead. Walk away while my bracket is looking good. It’s not going to get any easier, that’s for sure. It never does. I went 7-for-8 on my predictions for the first round of the Western Hockey League playoffs. Not only did I get seven of the eight winners right, […]