Episode 19 of the WHL Podcast changes gears as we go in depth with Canadian country music star Gord Bamford before checking in with Edmonton Oil Kings first-round pick Caleb Reimer, who was selected in the 2019 WHL Draft and is set to make his WHL debut this season.
Hosted by Zach Hodder, the WHL Podcast offers insight into the world of hockey through stories and perspectives shared by some of the biggest and best names from across WHL history. Currently available on Spotify, Soundcloud, YouTube, and at WHL.ca, fans will enjoy new episodes of the WHL Podcast every Wednesday.
Gord Bamford – 26-time Canadian Country Music Association award winner
With eight studio albums under his belt, Bamford has been a powerhouse on the Canadian country music scene since issuing his debut album God’s Green Earth back in January 2001. Over a career spanning nearly 20 years, Bamford has won 26 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) awards, has garnered multiple JUNO nominations, and is the only two-time winner of Nashville’s Country Music Association (CMA) Global Country Artist of the Year award. He has released three singles in 2020 including “Just Let Go”, “Diamonds in a Whiskey Glass” and “Father’s Prayer.”
Bamford’s son, Nash, was selected by the Kamloops Blazers in the seventh round (138th) of the 2019 WHL Draft.
Caleb Reimer – Edmonton Oil Kings
A 16-year-old forward from Surrey, B.C., Reimer was selected by the Oil Kings in the first round (18th overall) of the 2019 WHL Draft. He spent 2019-20 with Delta Hockey Academy Prep (CSSHL U18), registering 35 points (17G-18A) in 36 games.