We all would like to see playoff matchup against the Thunderbirds, but I am sure anyone in that Winterhawks locker room would rather not.
Remember when everybody was worried about the Winterhawks not making the playoffs? They’re one victory away from being 20 games over .500.
With eight games remaining, the distance between Portland and the division-leading Everett Silvertips is rapidly closing
The East’s eight playoff spots are virtually locked. But out west, four teams are fighting to the end for the final two spots.
The playoff picture is starting to clear up. The East is all but finalized but the water is a tad murkier out west: five teams vying for three total spots.
The Rockets and Wheat Kings are just a step faster than any other team right now and they’re showing everyone why there is little chance of catching them.
The tuition program is the main way WHL teams attract players away from the promises made to them by NCAA teams.
It is clear who the two best teams are in the WHL. If Las Vegas had odds for the WHL, the clear-cut favorites would be the Wheat Kings and the Rockets.
The trend this week seems to continue: The good teams are winning and the bad teams are losing. The top five teams have all won at least five games in a row
The Hawks have had to forfeit their first round picks for the last two years, and must continue to do so through the 2017 Bantam Draft.