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Published on May 1, 2014

The 2014 Western Hockey League (WHL) Draft gets underway Thursday morning and we will be with you throughout the day posting any Okanagan Hockey Academy related news as it happens.   7:30 a.m. (PST) - The 2014 WHL Bantam Draft is about to get under…


Published on Apr 28, 2014

A pair of Okanagan Hockey Academy alumni are coming home with bronze medals. Joe Hicketts, Ryan Gropp and the Canadian Under-18 team capped off the IIHF World Under-18 Championship with a 3-1 win over Sweden in the bronze medal showdown on Sunday. …


Published on Apr 23, 2014

Two Okanagan Hockey Academy alumni are set for the quarterfinals at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Imatra, Finland. Ryan Gropp and Joe Hicketts along with their Canadian teammates are set to face-off against Switzerland in the quarterfinals…


Published on Apr 22, 2014

Okanagan Hockey School and the Western Hockey League are pleased to announce the hiring of Mike Gerrits as the WHL Combine Manager.  Gerrits started in the position on Monday April 14th, 2014 and will be attending the upcoming combine in Regina, Sas…


Published on Apr 21, 2014

A big congratulations goes out to former Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) forward Curtis Lazar on being named the Western Hockey League (WHL) Player of the Week for the week ending April 20, 2014. Lazar posted four points (3-1-4) and was plus -3 in two…


Published on Apr 19, 2014

The Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) is pleased to congratulate forward Ryan Bowen on signing with the Chilliwack Chiefs of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). Bowen, who netted 21 points (8-13-21) in 24 Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSH…


Published on Apr 16, 2014

A big congratulations goes out to Okanagan Hockey Academy alum John Saunders and the Coquitlam Express on winning the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) Championship on Tuesday night after a 3-2 Game 4 win over the Vernon Vipers. The Express fini…


Published on Apr 12, 2014

The Okanagan Hockey Academy would like to congratulate alumnus Ryan Gropp on being named to the Canadian National Men’s Under-18 team. Gropp just completed his first season in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Seattle Thunderbirds, notching 4…


Published on Apr 8, 2014

Two Okanagan Hockey Academy alumni have been listed on the final 2014 NHL Central Scouting rankings. Riley Stadel and Like Ripley both were named to the rankings, which lists the top 2014 NHL Draft eligible skaters from around the world. Stadel is …


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