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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)
Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff                                Red Deer Rebel Evan Polei attempts to deflect a shot past Edmonton Oil Kings goaltender Patrick Dea earlier this season.

Rebels look for continual improvement to end regular season

The Red Deer Rebels will need to find a little bit of…

Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff                                Red Deer Rebel Evan Polei attempts to deflect a shot past Edmonton Oil Kings goaltender Patrick Dea earlier this season.
File photo by JEFF STOKOE/Advocate staff                                Red Deer Rebels Evan Polei sported a solid playoff beard last season and expects to grow one again this year. Here the forward is pictured fighting with Lethbridge Hurricane Igor Merezhko from earlier this season. The Rebels and Hurricanes will meet in the opening round of the Western Hockey League playoffs.

From peach fuzz to Yeti: breaking down the Red Deer Rebels playoff beard chances

It’s been only a few days since the Red Deer Rebels earned a spot in the post season

File photo by JEFF STOKOE/Advocate staff                                Red Deer Rebels Evan Polei sported a solid playoff beard last season and expects to grow one again this year. Here the forward is pictured fighting with Lethbridge Hurricane Igor Merezhko from earlier this season. The Rebels and Hurricanes will meet in the opening round of the Western Hockey League playoffs.
Rebels clinch third in central with win over Hitmen

Rebels clinch third in central with win over Hitmen

The Red Deer Rebels look like a well-oiled machine at the perfect time of the year.

Rebels clinch third in central with win over Hitmen
Rebels clinch playoff spot with win in Medicine Hat

Rebels clinch playoff spot with win in Medicine Hat

The Red Deer Rebels scored four third period goals in just two minutes and 15 seconds

Rebels clinch playoff spot with win in Medicine Hat
Red Deer Rebels forward Lane Zablocki (left) had four points in 6-1 win over the Kootenay Ice Saturday night at the Centrium. (Photo by Byron Hackett/Advocate Staff)

Rebels melt Ice in 6-1 win

Lane Zablocki is enjoying a coming out party with the Red Deer Rebels

Red Deer Rebels forward Lane Zablocki (left) had four points in 6-1 win over the Kootenay Ice Saturday night at the Centrium. (Photo by Byron Hackett/Advocate Staff)
Rebels earn vital 4-1 win over Ice

Rebels earn vital 4-1 win over Ice

The Red Deer Rebels picked up a crucial victory in Cranbrook

Rebels earn vital 4-1 win over Ice
File Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff                                Red Deer Rebels Adam Musil and Evan Polei celebrate Musil’s first period goal against the Prince George Cougars in January.

Red Deer Rebels search within to fill the absence of captain Adam Musil

The Red Deer Rebels resorted to no deep symbolism or sympathy with the loss of their captain

File Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff                                Red Deer Rebels Adam Musil and Evan Polei celebrate Musil’s first period goal against the Prince George Cougars in January.
Red Deer Rebels drop second straight in overtime

Red Deer Rebels drop second straight in overtime

The Red Deer Rebels lost 2-1 to Saskatoon Blades Tuesday night at home

Red Deer Rebels drop second straight in overtime
Red Deer Rebel Brandon Schuldhaus carries the puck behind his teams goal with Swift Current Bronco Glenn Gawdin giving chase during first period WHL Hockey action in Red Deer Friday night. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Rebels give up lead late and fall to Swift Current in overtime

The Red Deer Rebels roller coaster ride to the playoffs continued

Red Deer Rebel Brandon Schuldhaus carries the puck behind his teams goal with Swift Current Bronco Glenn Gawdin giving chase during first period WHL Hockey action in Red Deer Friday night. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Rebels bounce back with big 7-2 win over Calgary

Rebels bounce back with big 7-2 win over Calgary

The Red Deer Rebels were determined not to let another lead get away Sunday afternoon.

Rebels bounce back with big 7-2 win over Calgary
Rebels give up six unanswered goals in 6-3 loss to Calgary

Rebels give up six unanswered goals in 6-3 loss to Calgary

The Red Deer Rebels absolutely imploded in the third period on Saturday

Rebels give up six unanswered goals in 6-3 loss to Calgary
Red Deer Rebels owner, general manager and head coach Brent Sutter leads a practice Thursday at the Kinex. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Youth movement being served on Rebels’ defence

The Red Deer Rebels have been forced to dress an unusual amount of rookies on defence this season.

Red Deer Rebels owner, general manager and head coach Brent Sutter leads a practice Thursday at the Kinex. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)