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The Red Deer Rebels picked forward Ethan Rowland with their first round selection in the WHL Bantam Draft. (Photo by Hockey Alberta)

The Red Deer Rebels select Ethan Rowland in first round of WHL Bantam Draft

The Red Deer Rebels went close to home with their first round…

The Red Deer Rebels picked forward Ethan Rowland with their first round selection in the WHL Bantam Draft. (Photo by Hockey Alberta)
Rebels and local products on NHL Central Scouting final rankings

Rebels and local products on NHL Central Scouting final rankings

A strong push during the final month of the WHL season could…

Rebels and local products on NHL Central Scouting final rankings
Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff                                The Red Deer Rebels season didn’t quite end the way they hoped, but there is plenty of optimism around the corner for the franchise.

Despite growing pains, Red Deer Rebels excited for the future

One year after a Memorial Cup run, there are supposed to be…

Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff                                The Red Deer Rebels season didn’t quite end the way they hoped, but there is plenty of optimism around the corner for the franchise.
Red Deer Rebels Adam Musil and Evan Polei celebrate Musil’s first period goal against the Prince George Cougars earlier this year. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Graduating Rebels reflect on time in Red Deer

Adam Musil still fondly remembers when he was selected by the Red…

Red Deer Rebels Adam Musil and Evan Polei celebrate Musil’s first period goal against the Prince George Cougars earlier this year. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Lethbridge Hurricanes Jordy Bellerive celebrates a short-handed goal with teammate Ryan Vandervlis on Tuesday in Game 7 at the ENMAX Centre in Lethbridge. (Photo by Byron Hackett/ Advocate Staff)
Lethbridge Hurricanes Jordy Bellerive celebrates a short-handed goal with teammate Ryan Vandervlis on Tuesday in Game 7 at the ENMAX Centre in Lethbridge. (Photo by Byron Hackett/ Advocate Staff)
Hurricanes win in Red Deer to force Game 7

Hurricanes win in Red Deer to force Game 7

In a moment, the whole series shifted

Hurricanes win in Red Deer to force Game 7
Lethbridge Hurricanes’ goaltender Stuart Skinner and defencemen Brennan Riddle and Brennan Menell try to keep Red Deer Rebels’ Evan Polei and Brandon Hagel at bay during game five of first-round WHL playoff action Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. (Photo by Lethbridge Herald/Ian Martens)

Rebels can’t close out Hurricanes in game 5

The Red Deer Rebels never led Saturday night and despite a valiant…

Lethbridge Hurricanes’ goaltender Stuart Skinner and defencemen Brennan Riddle and Brennan Menell try to keep Red Deer Rebels’ Evan Polei and Brandon Hagel at bay during game five of first-round WHL playoff action Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. (Photo by Lethbridge Herald/Ian Martens)
Rebels need to find some discipline for game five

Rebels need to find some discipline for game five

Lack of discipline hasn’t hurt the Red Deer Rebels yet in the…

Rebels need to find some discipline for game five
Red Deer Rebels one win away from series victory

Red Deer Rebels one win away from series victory

The underdog is on top. Twenty-two points separated Red Deer and the…

Red Deer Rebels one win away from series victory
The Red Deer Rebels celebrate a wild 4-3 overtime win in game three against the Lethbridge Hurricanes Wednesday night at the Centrium. (Photo by Byron Hackett/Advocate Staff)

Rebels win 4-3 in double overtime

Evan Polei pulled a rabbit out of a hat while the ice was still wet.

The Red Deer Rebels celebrate a wild 4-3 overtime win in game three against the Lethbridge Hurricanes Wednesday night at the Centrium. (Photo by Byron Hackett/Advocate Staff)
Rebels refocus ahead of game 3

Rebels refocus ahead of game 3

You’re not in trouble until you lose at home.

Rebels refocus ahead of game 3
Red Deer Rebels’ Brandon Hagel looks to move the puck past Lethbridge Hurricanes’ defencemen Calen Addison and Brennan Riddle during game two of first-round WHL playoff action Sunday night at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge. (Lethbridge Herald photo by Ian Martens)

Red Deer Rebels lose in game two of the first round of WHL playoffs

Hurricanes evened the best-of-seven series at one with a 5-2 win in Lethbridge

Red Deer Rebels’ Brandon Hagel looks to move the puck past Lethbridge Hurricanes’ defencemen Calen Addison and Brennan Riddle during game two of first-round WHL playoff action Sunday night at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge. (Lethbridge Herald photo by Ian Martens)
Lethbridge Hurricanes’ Tyler Wong dives for the puck between Red Deer Rebels’ Brandon Schuldhaus, Brandon Hagel and goaltender Riley Lamb during game one of first-round WHL playoff action Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. (Lethbridge Herald photo by Ian Martens)

Rebels win game one with come-from-behind victory

The Red Deer Rebels haven’t won in Lethbridge since Jan. 3, 2015

Lethbridge Hurricanes’ Tyler Wong dives for the puck between Red Deer Rebels’ Brandon Schuldhaus, Brandon Hagel and goaltender Riley Lamb during game one of first-round WHL playoff action Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. (Lethbridge Herald photo by Ian Martens)
Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff                                 Red Deer Rebel goaltender Lasse Petersen makes a save earlier this season against Lethbridge.

Battle between the pipes: Both Rebels’ goalies ready for playoff challenge

The Red Deer Rebels enter the 2017 WHL playoffs with two solid…

Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff                                 Red Deer Rebel goaltender Lasse Petersen makes a save earlier this season against Lethbridge.
Rebels ready to embrace underdog role against Hurricanes

Rebels ready to embrace underdog role against Hurricanes

The WHL standings tell a story that is not friendly to the…

Rebels ready to embrace underdog role against Hurricanes
Rebels forward Brandon Hagel named CHL Player of the Week

Rebels forward Brandon Hagel named CHL Player of the Week

One day after Red Deer Rebels forward Brandon Hagel collected Western Hockey…

Rebels forward Brandon Hagel named CHL Player of the Week
Red Deer Rebel Brandon Hagel was named WHL Player of the Week on Monday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Hagel named WHL Player of the Week

With the week he had, accolades were likely to follow

Red Deer Rebel Brandon Hagel was named WHL Player of the Week on Monday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Rebels playoff tickets released to public

Rebels playoff tickets released to public

With the regular season coming to a close Sunday, the Red Deer…

Rebels playoff tickets released to public
Rebels close out regular season with 5-4 overtime loss in Edmonton

Rebels close out regular season with 5-4 overtime loss in Edmonton

It was an improvement on Saturday night, but not the ideal end…

Rebels close out regular season with 5-4 overtime loss in Edmonton
Red Deer Rebel Evan Polei collides with Edmonton Oil King Anatolii Elizarov first period action at the Centrium Saturday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Rebels sloppy in 4-1 loss to Oil Kings

The Red Deer Rebels played like a team with nothing at stake…

Red Deer Rebel Evan Polei collides with Edmonton Oil King Anatolii Elizarov first period action at the Centrium Saturday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)