Josh Hall recently had a NWSB exclusive twitterview with former Vancouver Canucks player and current right winger for the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, Brad Leeb. Leeb spends parts of his off-season in British Columbia and also played in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs. What else did Josh ask Brad? Read on to find out!
NWSB insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile, following Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Nugent-Hopkins rose quickly through the ranks after graduating from Burnaby Secondary School. He became the BC Minor Hockey Player of the Year and quickly got his calling to the big leagues, the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL. He has already made an impact in the NHL, winning rookie of the month honors his first 2 months in the NHL.
Western hockey league insider Aidan Chafe weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. Our man on the western hockey league beat tells us the struggling Vancouver Giants acquired 20-year-old veteran netminder Adam Morrison on Tuesday from the Saskatoon Blades. The G-men are having a hard time keeping the puck out of their net.