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Washington Capitals’ Sixth-Round Pick Ryan Hofer On Development Camp Experience: “I Learned A Lot and I’m Excited To See What Happens Next”

Joe Noyes Photography The Washington Capitals selected forward Ryan Hofer with the 181st overall pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, part of a class of draftees that earned rave reviews from Capitals Assistant General Manager Ross Mahoney. The 20-year … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Henrik Rybinski Scores Goal And Assist In Game 7 Victory To Win WHL’s Western Conference Title, Next Face Edmonton Oil Kings For WHL Championship

Photo: Seattle Thunderbirds Washington Capitals forward prospect Henrik Rybinski and the Seattle Thunderbirds finished their WHL Western Conference Finals series with a Game 7 victory over the Kamloops Blazers on Tuesday night. The victory earns Seattle a Western Conference Championship and … Continue reading

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Linemates All Along The Way – The Hockey Journey of Brett Leason and Aliakei Protas

Photo: Prince Albert Raiders This is the story of two young hockey players, born just 20 months apart and nearly half a world away from each other, who would eventually become teammates and linemates in the WHL, the AHL and … Continue reading

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Western Hockey League Commits To 24-Game Season

The Western Hockey League announced on Friday their intent and commitment to playing a 2020-21 regular season.  The announcement released by the WHL stated an intent to play a minimum of 24 games.

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WHL Delays Start of 2020-21 Season

The Western Hockey League (WHL) announced on Tuesday that it will delay the start of the 2020-21 WHL Regular Season. The Board of Governors will meet in January to consider potential start dates.

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Current Status of Hockey League Schedules Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic – Early December Update

Photo: Dinamo Minsk The NHL had tentatively planned to start the 2020-21 season on January 1, 2021 and play a full 82-game season. But that plan has now changed. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused schedule adjustments to the NHL and … Continue reading

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Current Status of Hockey League Schedules Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Photo: Vasterviks IK The NHL has tentatively planned to start the 2020-21 season on January 1, 2021 and play a full 82-game season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused schedule adjustments to all hockey leagues around the world, including the … Continue reading

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Western Hockey League Announces Opening Date For 2020-21 Regular Season

The Western Hockey League Board of Governors announced on Wednesday that the WHL Regular Season is scheduled to open on Friday, January 8, 2021. The league had previously announced a scheduled start date of December 4th, 2020.

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The Mad Scramble To Find Ice Time For Capitals Prospects Continues

Photo: @Capitals The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect developmental hockey league operations throughout North America. In the last week the AHL, OHL and WHL have formally announced lengthy delays to the start of the 2020-21 seasons, with those dates potentially … Continue reading

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The NHL Extends Development Agreements For Next Season

Graphic: NHL The NHL announced on Tuesday that the player development agreements have been extended for the 2020-21 season.

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