SOURCE: World Hockey Association

March 30, 2007 08:30 ET

The World Hockey Association Hires Law Offices of Michael E. Kulwin in Nevada for Legal Defense and Counterclaim Against Nexus Asset Holdings, LLC and Global Developments, Inc.

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 30, 2007 -- The World Hockey Association (PINKSHEETS: WHKA) today confirmed it has hired the Law Offices of Michael E. Kulwin in Nevada for its legal defense and upcoming counterclaim in US Federal Court against Nexus Asset Holdings LLC and Global Developments Inc.

On February 16, 2007, The World Hockey Association (WHA) was named as a defendant in a complaint filed in the United States District Court of Nevada by Nexus Asset Holdings, LLC (Nexus), and Global Development, Inc. (Global). The complaint alleges a wide variety of actions on the part of the WHA and William R. Smith, Robert M. Hull, and Peter Young, all directors of WHA Corp.

The WHA firmly believes that the allegations by Global and Nexus are without any merit. The WHA and the individual defendants, William R. Smith, Robert M. Hull, and Peter Young, will vigorously defend themselves. WHA has engaged the Law Offices of Michael E. Kulwin in Nevada for the express purpose of filing a defense and counter action against the plaintiffs as well as other individuals associated with the plaintiffs.

WHA CEO Ricky Smith stated, "I am not going to elaborate very much here. We are going to let our response and forthcoming counterclaim speak for itself. Shareholders can be assured that we are diligently at work on the resolving the issues concerning this matter."

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 sixteen teams and will see the WHA firmly established in British Columbia, Alberta and the Northwestern United States.

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