Connor Bedard Headlines WHL Players Making NHL Debuts

The Hockey News: On The 'Dub'

11-10-2023 • 49 mins

On this episode of The Hockey News On The 'Dub' Podcast with Carol Schram and Adam Kierszenblat all about the WHL: - We kick off our headlines segment by celebrating 500 WHL wins for Portland Winterhawks coach Mike Johnston. - Also, three trades this week, as the Saskatoon Blades look to augment their roster. - Free agent Sage Weinstein earns an NHL contract and two 'Dub' coaches get the nod to assist at November's World U-17 Challenge. - Finally, we run down the list of WHL players who cracked the opening-night rosters for their NHL teams, including Connor Bedard's performance in his debut, along with Kevin Korchinski, Zach Benson and Fraser Minten. - We've got four players muscling into our three stars of the week, and the Edmonton Oilers are our NHL team of the week. - Adam selects big-boy hockey between Brandon and Tri-City as his WHL game of the weekend and takes us back 10 years to a hot streak for Portland that almost took them all the way to the Memorial Cup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit