SOURCE: World Hockey Association

February 12, 2007 08:30 ET

World Hockey Association Completes 1st Round of Playoffs

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 12, 2007 -- World Hockey Association (PINKSHEETS: WHKA) is pleased to announce that is has just completed its 1st round of playoffs. The Round Robin playoff system started on Thursday last week and continued until this past Sunday afternoon. It will continue again next Thursday thru to Sunday until we have the two final teams in point standings playing against each other for the WHA CHAMPIONSHIP CUP.

The playoff format gives all teams within the WHA a chance to play for the WHA CUP, and in turn represent the WHA in Ontario in its National Championship game against the winner of the GMHL League based in Ontario.

The winners of the WHA & the GMHL will play for the NATIONAL ALLIANCE CUP, and after that the WHA Champion Team will travel to Japan to play a series of seven Games in four cities.

The WHA will announce after the season which cities will be awarded Expansion Franchises 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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