Standard Player Agreement

Benefits of a Standard Player Agreement


  • Fully guaranteed scholarship for every year played
  • University and college courses paid for while playing in the WHL
  • Access to tutors and GradeSlam (online tutor service)
  • All equipment including skates and sticks paid for by your team
  • Medical and dental services covered
  • NHL quality dressing rooms and work out facilities
  • Workout apparel provided by teams
  • Strength and conditioning coaches
  • Academic advisors and career counselling
  • Access to WHL support services
  • Personal development seminars
  • Team trainers and medical staff
  • Team meals on the road
  • Hotel rooms while on road trips
  • Team transportation while on road trips
  • Travel expenses paid for to and from your team
  • Billet Housing


“I chose the WHL over the college route because of the education package, knowing you have a solid plan B after hockey.” 

-Mat Barzal, New York Islanders, Former Seattle Thunderbird

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Mathew Barzal #13 of the New York Islanders attacks against the Vegas Golden Knights at Barclays Center on October 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)
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