Follow your home team, Team Manitoba, from October 18 - November 13 at the 2016 Western Canada U-16 Challenge Cup and National Women's U18 Championship. Keep posted to the Team Manitoba Headquarters, for news, rosters, schedules, results, standings and more. Keep connected with #U16TeamMB, U18TeamMB and #RepTheM on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
U-16 Team Manitoba features the province's top male players born in 2001 which includes 18 Western Hockey League picks from the 2016 Bantam Draft. Rob Smith (Steinbach) leads U-16 Team Manitoba behind the bench with Darren Webster (Swan River) and Doug Sinclair (Winnipeg) as assistant coaches. Team Manitoba will compete for the Western Canada U-16 Challenge Cup held October 18 - October 23 in Calgary, AB. Tournament alumni includes numerous top NHL draft picks and members of Team Canada at the World Junior Championships.
The U-18 roster includes 6 returning players from the 2015 National Women's U-18 Championship where Team Manitoba finished in 2nd place. The roster also includes three players (Dowhy, Schroeder, Bell) who attended Hockey Canada's 2016 U-18 Exhibition Series in August. U-18 Team Manitoba is lead on the bench by Jeff Sveinson (Winnipeg) as head coach with assistant coaches Sarah Zacharias (Winnipeg) and Chris McColm (Oakbank). Team Manitoba will compete for a National title in the 2016 National Women's Under-18 Championship held in Regina, SK from November 9 - 13.
U-16 Team Manitoba:
- Player Profiles
- Player Stats
- WHL tournament site
- WHL Live (Game Streaming)