WHL Power Rankings – Week 24: Playoff Battle in the West

The East’s eight playoff spots are virtually locked. But out west, four teams are fighting to the end for the final two spots.


Bjorkstrand Named WHL Player of the Month

The Portland Winterhawks’ 19-year-old star has earned the top WHL honors in two consecutive months, winning in both January and February.


Winterhawks Secure Playoff Slot Despite OT Crumbling

Coach Kompon must have been eager to shake out the cobwebs on the defense, since he started newcomer Evan Johnson against his former team.


WHL Power Rankings – Week 23: Playoff Picture Clearing Up

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.


Winterhawks Glimpse at the Playoffs

With just one month left in the regular season, the Winterhawks are still struggling to match the Everett Silvertips for the top slot in the division.


WHL Power Rankings – Week 22: Top Teams Extending Lead

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.

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Wages in the WHL

The tuition program is the main way WHL teams attract players away from the promises made to them by NCAA teams.


WHL Power Rankings – Week 21: Cream is Finally Rising to the Top

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.


Oliver Bjorkstrand’s WHL Excellence

After representing Denmark in the World Junior Championship, Oliver Bjorkstrand amassed 30 points in his twelve games in January for the Hawks.


WHL Power Rankings – Week 20: Good Teams Keep Winning

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