PORT HURON, Mich. — The Wenatchee Wild jumped to an early lead on a power play score from Nichoals Rivera in the first period, but couldn’t build on the advantage and fell 5-3 Sunday on the road against the Port Huron Fighting Falcons. Wenatchee lost both games of the weekend doubleheader.
WENATCHEE — In a season defined by progress and development, the youth-laden Wenatchee Wild will incur its next test with a two-game road series against the Port Huron Fighting Falcons beginning Saturday.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild took a big step forward Saturday with the hiring of head coach Bliss Littler. Littler, who coached the Wild to the Robertson Cup championship game last year, is the winningest coach in junior hockey and has more than 600 wins on his résumé.
WENATCHEE — As the community comes to terms with losing the only professional hockey team it’s ever had, fans, community groups and hockey parents reflected Tuesday on the impact the Wenatchee Wild has had over the last five years. “I’m very, very sorry to see them going,” said Lori Kostors, executive director of the Wenatchee Valley Senior Activity Center, which has had a connection with the team since before they played their first game in Wenatchee. “They’ve done amazing things for Wenatchee and have been a great group of people ...
WENATCHEE — Former Wenatchee Wild coach Bliss Littler said Tuesday he hopes for the best for Wenatchee hockey fans going forward, and that means a British Columbia Hockey League expansion team. “I’m just sick, I can’t believe a deal didn’t get done,” Littler said. “This market deserves a BCHL team, that’s for sure.”
FRISCO, Texas — The Wenatchee Wild’s season came to a disappointing end with a 5-0 loss Monday against the Amarillo Bulls in the Robertson Cup championship. Wenatchee faced a worthy adversary in the Bulls, who ended the regular season with a North American Hockey League-best 99 points, and didn’t have enough energy to meet the challenge.