SOURCE: World Hockey Association

February 20, 2007 09:00 ET

World Hockey Association Announces Teams to Play in the WHA Finals

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 20, 2007 -- World Hockey Association (PINKSHEETS: WHKA) is proud to announce the two teams that will compete in the WHA FINALS. They are the NEW WESTMINSTER WHALERS and the LUMBY FIGHTING SAINTS.

The first game of the series will take place Thursday, Feb 22nd, and will continue in a best-of-5 format with the winner going to Ontario to play the Champion of the G.M.H.L. hockey league.

The WHALERS are coached by former NHL player Garry Unger, a former St. Louis Blues ALLSTAR. As well, the WHA will announce at the Championship game the new Expansion cities for the 2007-2008 Season.

About the World Hockey Association

The WHA created the WHA Junior West Hockey League to promote the sport of hockey. The Junior West Hockey League is an alternative, community-based league for highly skilled junior players, and is designed to promote high standards of sportsmanship in hockey.

As a listed company on the Over-The-Counter Pink Sheets our mission is to provide a financially sound economic model that is responsible to WHA investors, coaches and staff, and the junior hockey players participating on each team. Fan satisfaction is a primary consideration in our decision making process.

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Contact Information

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