Northwest Athlete Profile: Milan Lucic

NWSB insider Dave B brings us another profile featuring an athlete from the Northwest. Milan Lucic is a tough NHL’er who scratched and clawed his way to the Boston Bruins lineup. It all started after he was passed up in the WHL Bantam Draft, but that motivated him even more to join the Coquitlam Express via the Junior B Delta Ice Hawks. From there, he rose to the level he is at today…the NHL.

State Of The Giants: Weekly Notebook January 16th

Richard Hodges our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with his first edition of the WHL’s Vancouver Giants Weekly Notebook and WHL Blog. The January 16th, 2012 edition…

Western Hockey League Weekly Notebook | December 14th

Western hockey league insider Aidan Chafe weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. On Sunday they followed that solid performance when they blanked the Portland Winterhawks 3-0 as goalie Ty Rimmer made 29 saves for the shutout.

State Of The Giants: Weekly Notebook December 13th

Richard Hodges our man with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with his first edition of the WHL’s Vancouver Giants Weekly Notebook and WHL Blog. The December 13th, 2011 edition…

Western Hockey League Weekly Notebook | November 24th

Western hockey league insider Aidan Chafe weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. The boys from the island (Victoria Royals) have played around .500 hockey all season long, and looks as though they might not change that trend.

Western Hockey League Weekly Notebook | November 17

Western hockey league insider Aidan Chafe weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. No team has been hotter than the Giants who are being powered by their little-big man 5-foot-8 forward Brendan Gallagher.

Western Hockey League Weekly Notebook | October 26

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).

Western Hockey League Weekly Notebook | October 19

Western hockey league insider Aidan Chafe weighs in with his next WHL season notebook article. 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 that goals are no problem so far and that Kamloops is in a class of their own at the moment.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Brendan Gallagher

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Brendan Gallagher rose from the ranks of the WHL with the Vancouver Giants to almost making the Montreal Canadiens squad. With more practice and training, Gallagher is bound to hit the NHL.

Brendan Gallagher and Kevin Sundher Childhood rivalry lives on

BC Sports insider Richard Hodges explains that the rivalry between Vancouver Giants Brendan Gallagher and Victoria Royals Kevin Sundher goes way back. It doesn’t look like it’s going to end anytime soon, either.

Adam Morrison to start for the Vancouver Giants tonight at Pacific Coliseum

WHL Hockey news today from Carolyn Smith. Saskatoon Blades goaltender Adam Morrison was picked up by the Vancouver Giants today for his final season in the WHL…

WHL Weekly Notebook | September 25

Aidan Chafe weighs in with his first WHL season notebook article. Our man on the western hockey league beat tells us It was too little, too late for the Giants as they fall to the Royals 5-3 in the first WHL game back in the B.C. provincial capital since 1994.

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