Hockey/WHL: WHL teams and writers/bloggers on Twitter


by Su Ring/Hockey Writer

Posted on September 9, 2012 at 10:46 AM

Updated Sunday, Sep 9 at 11:13 AM

The Western Hockey League’s regular season gets underway on Thursday September 20, when the Edmonton Oil Kings host the Kootenay Ice (click here for the full schedule).

As WHL fans gear up for a season that’s actually beginning on time, this is the perfect opportunity to make sure you have all the Twitter handles you need to keep up on all 22 WHL teams, including whichever is your favorite.


WHL writers/bloggers:

@BenStephenTH – Ben & Stephen Talk Hockey Show

@TheProspectPark – Jess Rubenstein

@WHLfromAbove – Cody Nickolet

@SSepichWHL – Scott Sepich

@KellyFriesen – Kelly Friesen

@DavidOConnor95 – David O’Connor

@TheJuniorReport – Scott Rosts & Stephen Leithwood

@neatebuzzthenet – Neate Sager

@ScottRintoul - Scott Rintoul (WHL Analyst for Shaw TV)

@sunayas – Sunaya Sapurji



Brandon Wheat Kings - @bdnwheatkings

Brandon writers/bloggers:

@WheatKingsVoice – Bruce Leubke (also radio play by play guy)


Calgary Hitmen - @WHLHitmen

Calgary writers/bloggers:

@BCurle_Hitmen – Brad Curle (also radio play by play guy)

@RyanNPike – Ryan Pike (The Hockey Writers)


Everett Silvertips - @WHLSilvertips

Everett writers/bloggers:

@NickHPatterson – Nick Patterson (Everett Herald)


Edmonton Oil Kings - @EdmOilKings

Edmonton writers/bloggers:

@TPS_Guy  - Guy Fleming (The Pipeline Show)

@CoreyGraham (also radio play by play)


Kamloops Blazers - @blazerhockey

Kamloops writers/bloggers:

@GDrinnan – Gregg Drinnan

@JonKeenNLSports – Jon Keen


Kelowna Rockets - @Kelowna_Rockets

Kelowna writers/bloggers:

@ReganRant – Regan Bartel (also radio play by play)


Kootenay Ice - @WHLKootenayIce

Kootenay writers/bloggers:

@JHollick_ICE – Jeff Hollick (also radio play by play)


Lethbridge Hurricanes - @WHLHurricanes

Lethbridge writers/bloggers:

@radiopat258 – Pat Siedlecki (also radio play by play)


Medicine Hat Tigers - @tigershockey

Medicine Hat writers/bloggers:

@MHND_Steinke – Darren Steinke (Medicine Hat News)


Moose Jaw Warriors - @MJWarriors

Moose Jaw writers/bloggers:

@MattGourlie – Matthew Gourlie (Moose Jaw Times Herald)

@JamesGallo2 – James Gallo (also radio play by play)


Prince Albert Raiders - @PARaidershockey

Prince Albert writers/bloggers:

@RaidersVoice – Drew Wilson (also radio play by play)


Prince George Cougars - @PGCougars

Prince George writers/bloggers:

@DanOConnor_PG (also radio play by play)


Portland Winterhawks - @pdxwinterhawks

Portland writers/bloggers:

@AndyKemper – Andy Kemper (also radio play by play)

@AbovetheGlass – Samantha Meese


Red Deer Rebels - @Rebelshockey

Red Deer writers/bloggers:

@reb_rebellion (Red Deer Rebellion blog)


Regina Pats - @WHLPats

Regina writers/bloggers:

Greg Herder (no Twitter) –


Saskatoon Blades - @bladeshockey

Saskatoon writers/bloggers:

@BladesVoice – Les Lazaruk (also radio play by play)


Seattle Thunderbirds - @SeattleTBirds, @TBirdsGameDay

Seattle writers/bloggers:

@TylerHunnex – Tyler Hunnex (Let’s Go Birds blog)

@AndyEide – Andy Eide (My Northwest/T-Birds)

@TPigulski – Tim Pigulski (My Northwest/T-Birds)


Spokane Chiefs - @chiefshockey

Spokane writers/bloggers:

@MrMBoyle – Mike Boyle (also radio play by play)

@JBrown_Srsports – Jess Brown


Swift Current Broncos - @SCBroncos

Swift Current writers/bloggers:

@ShawnMullin – Shawn Mullin (also radio play by play)


Tri City Americans - @TCAmericans

Tri City writers/bloggers:

@imeanwegotguys – Hammer Rules blog

@TCIceQueen – Annie Fowler


Vancouver Giants - @WHLGiants

Vancouver writers/bloggers:

@BlakePrice1040 (Team 1040 + Giants radio play by play)

@PatersonJeff (Team 1040 + Giants radio play by play)

@SteveEwen – Steve Ewen (The Province)

@ElliottPap – Elliott Pap (Vancouver Sun)


Victoria Royals - @victoriaroyals

Victoria writers/bloggers:

@VoiceVicRoyals – Marlon Martens (also radio play by play)

@SteveEwen – Steve Ewen (The Province)