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Rebels win masterpiece over Blades

Not to be picky, but the Red Deer Rebels weren’t painting masterpieces during portions of their six-game winning streak leading into Saturday’s WHL match with the Saskatoon Blades.

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Rebels edge Tigers 6-5

The Centrium resembled the OK Corral on Friday night. The Red Deer Rebels were OK with that, considering the outcome — a wild and thrilling 6-5 Western Hockey League win over the Medicine Hat Tigers in front of 5,008 spectators.

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Not much sympathy for Winterhawks from Sutter

The Portland Winterhawks, who were hammered by the Western Hockey League this week for violating a series of recruiting regulations, have an extraordinarily large number of sympathizers.

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Red Deer Rebels GM/head coach Brett Sutter acquired Slovak forward Filip Vasko from the Kelowna Rockets on Thursday in exchange for a conditional sixth-round selection in the 2013 WHL bantam draft. The Rockets will receive the pick only if Vasko is still with the Rebels on Jan. 10.

Rebels add low-risk insurance

Call him an low-risk insurance policy with the potential to produce a nifty return.

Red Deer Rebels GM/head coach Brett Sutter acquired Slovak forward Filip Vasko from the Kelowna Rockets on Thursday in exchange for a conditional sixth-round selection in the 2013 WHL bantam draft. The Rockets will receive the pick only if Vasko is still with the Rebels on Jan. 10.
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Doetzel hoping to shake early injuries

If Kayle Doetzel was a cartoon character, he’d be Joe Btfspik, the jinxed, hard-luck individual from the old cartoon strip L’il Abner.

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Photo by JERRY GERLING/Advocate staff

Bartosak looking for a long trip home

Patrik Bartosak will return to his home country in mid-December and is hoping he won’t be back until next year.

Photo by JERRY GERLING/Advocate staff

Rebels crease gets crowded with addition of goaltender

Suddenly, the Red Deer Rebels have a crowded crease. Rebels GM/head coach Brent Sutter added Spencer Tremblay to the club’s goaltending mix on Monday.

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Rebels sneak away with win over Warriors

The Red Deer Rebels were fortunate to come out on the right end of a Western Hockey League encounter with the Moose Jaw Warriors on Saturday.

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Pair of Rebels rookies have bright future

For the Red Deer Rebels and stud rookies Conner Bleackley and Haydn Fleury, it’s not about ‘what have you done for me lately’, but rather ‘what will you do for me down the road.’

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Wallin a class act right till the end

Jesse Wallin is not bitter. He’s fine. And he’s hoping for the best for the Red Deer Rebels. Then again, he’s a quality person, a class act. His responses to the questions he was asked by the Red Deer media on Thursday were precisely what one would expect from such a well-respected individual.

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Rebels rebound for win over Silvertips

EVERETT, Wash. — Just 24 hours after playing the role of bystanders, the Red Deer Rebels decided to take matters into their own hands on Wednesday before 3,291 fans at Comcast Arena.

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Rebels open road trip with a win over Spokane Chiefs

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Red Deer Rebels opened a five-game Western Canada Hockey League road trip on a positive note on Friday.

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Rebels rally for win over Ice

Relax and have fun.

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Red Deer Rebels GM Brent Sutter continued to change the face of his team on Sunday

Rebels acquire defenceman Brady Gaudet from Blazers

Red Deer Rebels GM Brent Sutter continued to change the face of his team on Sunday, acquiring heads-up defenceman Brady Gaudet from the Kamloops Blazers in return for a third-round pick in the 2013 WHL bantam draft.

Red Deer Rebels GM Brent Sutter continued to change the face of his team on Sunday
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Elson believes he can lead Rebels as new captain

The new on-ice leader of the Red Deer Rebels has taken on the role with mixed feelings.

Photo by RANDY FIEDLER/Advocate staff
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Rebels finish road trip on a high note

An uneven performance doesn’t normally end with a positive result, but the Red Deer Rebels pulled out of Swift Current on Tuesday night two points richer.

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Rebels split weekend games

The Red Deer Rebels’ fuel gauge was reading empty as the buzzer sounded to end the overtime period on Sunday evening at Mosaic Place.

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Rebels acquisitions have worked out well

Completing a WHL trade is a hit-or-miss proposition at the best of times, the major hope being that any transaction will aid both teams involved.

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Rebels trade for local prospect Denham

With one eye on the future, Red Deer Rebels owner/president/general manager Brent Sutter completed a Western Hockey League deal on Monday, landing 16-year-old defenceman and Innisfail native Kaleb Denham.

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Rebels get first win of the season

The Red Deer Rebels finally posted their first Western Hockey League win on Saturday, slipping past the Calgary Hitmen 3-2 in overtime before 7,765 fans at the Saddledome and in the process ridding themselves of a rather cumbersome guest.

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