2012 WHL Western Conference Playoff Preview | Matchups

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NWSB Insider and WHL hockey blogger Richard Hodges tells us Playoff fever has gripped Western Canada and Washington State as the WHL playoffs have officially kicked off in preperation for the ultimate goal of the Memorial Cup.

Western Hockey League Weekly Notebook: West Playoffs Preview | March 24

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NWSB Insider & Western hockey league blogger Aidan Chafe returns to the site today and weighs in with his predictions for the Western Conference opening round playoff series. Who will be upset and who will take the next step towards a berth in the Memorial Cup tournament?

Western Hockey League weekly notebook | March 7

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NWSB Insider & Western hockey league blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. Like the NHL, the WHL is set to kick off it’s 2012 Playoffs. There are still 2 playoff spots left up for grabs in the West while there are 4 in the East. Who will scoop them up? Richard will tell you. Brendan Shinnimin, and Ty Rattie lead the scoring race.

Western Hockey League weekly notebook | February 29th

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NWSB Insider & Western hockey league blogger Richard Hodgson weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. Like the NHL, the WHL welcomes March as it’s last full month of play before the playoffs begin. While the top eight in the Eastern Conference is set the West is a little more uncertain.

State of the Royals: Weekly notebook February 3rd

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Richard Hodges our man with his pulse on the Victoria sports beat is back with his first edition of the WHL’s Victoria Royals Weekly Notebook and WHL Blog. The February 3rd, 2012 edition…

Western Hockey League Weekly Notebook | January 4th

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Western hockey league insider Aidan Chafe weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. Ty Rimmer is at it again, helping his Tri-City Americans to a 6-0 record in December on his way to being named WHL Goaltender of the Month.

Western Hockey League Weekly Notebook | October 26

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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 four division frontrunners are the Regina Pats (9-4-0-0), Kootenay Ice (9-3-0-2), Tri-City Americans (10-5-0-0) and Kamloops Blazers (9-3-0-0).

Scott Niedermayer – North West Athlete Spotlight

Northwest Athlete Profile: Scott Niedermayer

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Retired NHL hockey pro Scott Niedermayer. The only player to have won every major North American and international hockey championship in his career, including the Stanley Cup…

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