Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)

Rebels forward Akash Bains in action this season vs. Brandon
Rebels forward Akash Bains in action this season vs. Brandon Rob Wallator (rawimpressions.ca)

REBELS: Bains looking to hit his stride

By Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)
October 18, 2017 - 4:21pm Updated: October 19, 2017 - 10:22am

Akash Bains admits that he, much like his team in many regards, has been inconsistent to so far during the 2017-18 WHL season.

The 18-year-old forward from Delta, BC native has posted just two assists through nine games, but wants to develop into an offensive leader for his club.

Traffic was down to one lane after high winds toppled a semi on the QE II Highway southbound near the Penhold exit.
Traffic was down to one lane after high winds toppled a semi on the QE II Highway southbound near the Penhold exit. Patrick Teskey

Red Deer sees 100 km/h wind gusts Tuesday

By Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)
October 18, 2017 - 9:27am

High winds on Tuesday made for a very active day for much of Alberta.

Environment Canada says an intense low pressure system with a strong cold front swept across the province bringing strong gusty winds and thunderstorms.

Goalie Ethan Anders was one of the lone bright spots on an otherwise rough night for the Rebels.
Goalie Ethan Anders was one of the lone bright spots on an otherwise rough night for the Rebels. Rob Wallator (rawimpressions.ca)

Rebels fall flat in home loss to Blades

By Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)
October 14, 2017 - 9:49pm Updated: October 14, 2017 - 10:25pm

The Red Deer Rebels kicked off a six game home stand versus the Saskatoon Blades Saturday night at the Enmax Centrium.

They have nowhere to go but up over the next five games after the Blades controlled the game from start to finish in a 4-1 road win.