Walker signs on as Hinton Co-Owner
The Western Provinces Hockey Association (WPHA) is proud to announce Hinton Wildcats Head Coach and GM Geoff Walker as a new managing partner and co-owner of the Wildcats Jr. A Hockey Club.
The announcement came Friday afternoon at a press conference inside the Dr. Murray Rec Centre in Hinton, AB. In attendance were players, community members, and media, as well as WPHA Head of International Expansion, Dr. Derek Prue.
"We, the WPHA, are extremely happy that Geoff (Walker) has made this type of long term commitment and investment to the Wildcats and Town of Hinton," said Prue.
The Hinton Wildcats are one of four Canadian expansion teams of the Western States Hockey League, which together make up the new WPHA division. The four teams span two provinces and include the communities of Cold Lake, Edson, Hinton, and Meadow Lake, SK.