CHL News

CHL Board Approves Changes to Overtime for 2014-15 Season

Phoenix, AZ (July 28) – Central Hockey League (CHL) Commissioner Steve Ryan, upon the conclusion of the CHL’s Annual Meetings in Chandler, Arizona this past week, has announced an adjustment to the overtime procedure for the 2014-15 season and has announced a rule change relative to Fighting Major penalties. The unanimous approval of… Read More

Thunder Claim Three Awards at Annual CHL Banquet

Wichita, KS (July 25th) – The Central Hockey League’s (CHL) Annual Meetings concluded this past Wednesday evening at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino in Chandler, Arizona. The CHL Awards Banquet, titled ‘Celebration of Excellence,’ helped to honor the top front office executives and team achievements from the 2013-14… Read More

CHL Annual Meetings Set for July 21-23

Phoenix, AZ (July 18) – The Central Hockey League’s (CHL) 2014 Annual Meetings will take place from Monday, July 21 through Wednesday, July 23 and will be held at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino in Chandler, Arizona and are presented by Spencer Fane, Pointstreak and Jackson Lewis P.C. The theme for the meetings is “New… Read More

Laxdal Named Head Coach of Canada's Men's Summer U18 Team

CALGARY, AB (June 12) – Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Hockey League, announced Thursday that Derek Laxdal (Stonewall, Man.), head coach of the WHL’s Edmonton Oil Kings, will be head coach of Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team for the 2014 U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup tournament, scheduled for… Read More

French Hired as New Bench Boss for Calgary Hitmen

CALGARY, AB (June 12) - The Calgary Hitmen today announced the Western Hockey League club has named Mark French as Head Coach.  Also, associate coach Brent Kisio has been appointed to Assistant General Manager in addition to his coaching role.  French, Kisio, assistant coach Joel Otto and goaltending coach Darcy Wakaluk will form the… Read More

CHL Determines Dates for 2014-15 Season Regular Season

GLENDALE, AZ (June 2) – The Central Hockey League (CHL) announced today details for the 2014-15 regular season schedule including start and end dates and the number of games for the upcoming campaign.


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Wichita's Flath Selected As CHL Man of the Year Finalist

Wichita, KS (March 19th) – The Central Hockey League announced this afternoon the five finalists for the 2014 CHL Man of the Year Award and Wichita's RG Flath was among those selected for this prestigious honor.  He joins Andrew Martens in earning a post-season nomination. Former Thunder defenseman and current Assistant Coach Travis… Read More

Thunder Takes Five First Place Honors in 2013-14 Best-of-the-Best Poll

Wichita, KS (March 19th) – The Central Hockey League's annual 'Best of the Best' Poll was released this afternoon and Wichita earned first place honors in five categories including Best Arena, Most Annoying Fans, and Best Locker Rooms. The Thunder placed second in four categories and third in three others. The poll consists of 50 categories… Read More
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