Red Deer will serve as the host for the 2021 WHL Cup, the league announced today.
Scheduled to be held October 20-24, the 2021 WHL Cup will be played at the Peavey Mart Centrium – home of the WHL’s Red Deer Rebels – as well as at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre at Red Deer College and will feature teams from the four Western Canadian provinces competing in a round-robin tournament format followed by playoffs.
The 2021 WHL Cup will feature the top 2006-born players from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, each of whom is eligible for the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft. The 2021 WHL Prospects Draft is scheduled to be conducted online on Thursday, December 9.
2021 WHL Cup – Event Schedule
Wednesday, October 20
Game 1 – British Columbia at Saskatchewan – 4 p.m. MT
Game 2 – Manitoba at Alberta – 7 p.m. MT
Thursday, October 21
Game 3 – British Columbia at Manitoba – 4 p.m. MT
Game 4 – Alberta at Saskatchewan – 7 p.m. MT
Friday, October 22
Game 5 – Alberta at British Columbia – 12:30 p.m. MT
Game 6 – Saskatchewan at Manitoba – 3:15 p.m. MT (Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre at Red Deer College)
Saturday, October 23
Semifinal 1 – 12:30 p.m. MT
Semifinal 2 – 3:15 p.m. MT (Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre at Red Deer College)
Sunday, October 24
Bronze Medal Game – 10 a.m. MT
Gold Medal Game – 1 p.m. MT
* all games at Peavey Mart Centrium unless otherwise indicated