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Fifteen Winterhawks on NHL Opening Night Rosters

January 14, 2021 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Portland Winterhawks News Release

PORTLAND, OR - Fifteen Portland Winterhawks are listed on NHL opening night rosters for the 2020-21 regular season. Among WHL teams, Portland has the second most alumni starting the season in the NHL.

The Winterhawks are represented on 13 of the 31 NHL teams. The Columbus Blue Jackets and Nashville Predators each have two roster players with Winterhawks connections.

Adin Hill - Arizona Coyotes

Henri Jokiharju - Buffalo Sabres

Nino Niederreiter - Carolina Hurricanes

Oliver Bjorkstrand - Columbus Blue Jackets

Seth Jones - Columbus Blue Jackets

Dennis Cholowski - Detroit Red Wings

Caleb Jones - Edmonton Oilers

Matt Dumba - Minnesota Wild

Ryan Johansen - Nashville Predators

Luca Sbisa - Nashville Predators

Kieffer Bellows - New York Islanders

Braydon Coburn - Ottawa Senators

Colton Sceviour - Pittsburgh Penguins

Joel Hofer* - St. Louis Blues

Cody Glass - Vegas Golden Knights

* - denotes taxi squad member

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