SOURCE: World Hockey Association

April 11, 2007 09:00 ET

World Hockey Association CEO Ricky Smith Interviewed Live on CFWE-FM From Edmonton

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 11, 2007 -- The World Hockey Association (PINKSHEETS: WHKA) announced today the President and CEO of the WHA, Ricky Smith, was interviewed live yesterday on CFWE - FM from Edmonton. The primary topic of the interview was Junior Hockey in Alberta and the expected growth of the WHA in that province of Canada.

CEO Smith was asked about the league's expansion into the Edmonton area, particularly the city of Fort Saskatchewan as well as other cities in the hockey enthusiast province of Alberta.

Also mentioned on the program was the WHA's planned expansion into the hockey markets of the United States in addition to the league's plans for franchises in new communities in British Columbia.

CFWE is an Aboriginal Network. WHA fans and shareholders can listen to a tape of the show at

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. The 2007-2008 season will feature an expansion from six to 16 teams and will see the WHA firmly established in British Columbia, Alberta and the Northwestern United States.

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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