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OSC Original by Dan Krieger
September 30, 2016 - HOCKEY Canadian Hockey League: The three major-junior leagues (Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Western Hockey League) that comprise the CHL organization all started play this week with the same teams and alignment as last season. The OHL has 20 teams with 3 based in the United States and the rest in Ontario; the QMJHL has 18 teams located in Quebec and the Maritime Provinces; and the WHL has 22 teams with 5 based in the United States and the rest in the western provinces of Canada. United... Full Story

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Chiefs Newsletter: New Spokane Chiefs Mobile App Launches... Chiefs

September 29, 2016 - SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs announced today the launch of their brand new official mobile app presented by Numerica Credit Union. The new mobile app, developed by Pick6 Solutions, featured exciting fan-centric features, including in-game check-ins, a real-time fantasy sports-style game, rewards points, badges and more. It is available on iOS and Android devices. "We're very excited to debut our new mobile app and provide fans with a new way to engage with our games at Spokane Arena," said Chiefs' Vice President of... Full Story

The Pines Named "Official Home of the Rush"

September 29, 2016 - RAPID CITY, SD- The Rapid City Rush, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Arizona Coyotes, announced today that The Pines at Rapid City has been named the "Official Home of the Rapid City Rush", and that they are hosting their grand opening celebration on Saturday, October 1st, from 1-4 p.m. "We are very excited to enter into a partnership with The Pines at Rapid City. The opportunity to house our players in an absolutely gorgeous apartment complex with all of the amenities is always a priority," said Rush General Manager, J... Full Story

San Diego Gulls to Open 2016 Training Camp Monday, October 3

September 29, 2016 - SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Gulls announced today that the American Hockey League (AHL) club will begin its 2016 Training Camp on Monday, Oct. 3 at Poway Ice Arena (12455 Kerran St #100, Poway, CA 92064). Five on-ice practices will be open to the public and free of charge. Times are subject to change, and fans are recommended to visit for updates. In addition to on-ice practices, the San Diego Gulls will play a pair of preseason games, both against the Ontario Reign. The two clubs will meet on Thursday, Oc... Full Story

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