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Vancouver Giants hire former Abbotsford Heat head coach Troy Ward

The Vancouver Giants’ search for a new coach appears to be over.

The Western Hockey League team has called a news conference for Thursday where it’s expected they’ll announce they’ve hired former Abbotsford Heat bench boss Troy Ward to replace Don Hay, the second-winningest coach in WHL history, behind the Vancouver bench. 99 more words


Leafs Sign Valiev

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the club has signed Rinat Valiev to a 3-year entry level contract.

Valiev posted five goals and 23 assists for 28 points with 68 penalty minutes and a plus-27 rating in 55 games with the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League last season. 44 more words

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Philadelphia Flyers select Travis Sanheim with 17th-overall pick

By @DStrehleTFP

After a failed attempt to wrangle the first-overall selection in the 2014 NHL Draft away from the Florida Panthers, the Philadelphia Flyers held onto their first round pick and used it to select defenseman Travis Sanheim of the WHL’s Calgary Hitmen with pick number 17. 978 more words

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Regina Pats fire head coach Malcolm Cameron

The Regina Pats have parted ways with head coach Malcolm Cameron to allow for a complete overhaul of the team’s coaching staff, following two high-profile departures. 259 more words


NHL unveils home openers and Canucks kick things off Oct. 8 on road, versus Flames

Willie Desjardins is supposed to be the next head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. And maybe the NHL schedule maker was in the loop on that. 128 more words

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Mid Houghton

Millard Lawrence Houghton
Born: September 7, 1932 (Calgary)
Died: June 11, 2014 (Calgary)

Mid Houghton played defence for three teams over five seasons in the Western Hockey League in the 1950s. 298 more words

Winnipeg Jet Evander Kane claims self defence in Vancouver assault suit

Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane admits he threw three punches at Vancouver resident Lev Makievsky last summer, but claims he was acting in self-defence.

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