Hockey Manitoba is pleased to acknowledge the provincial champions who will be representing the organization and province at various regional championships April 3-6, 2014;
Pembina Valley Hawks – Female Midget AAA
The Pembina Valley Hawks continued their dynasty streak in the Manitoba Female Midget Hockey League (MFMHL) with a sixth straight championship. The Hawks will now move on to face the Weyburn Gold Wings in the Esso Cup – West Regional qualifier held April 4-6 in Weyburn, SK. The winner of the best-of-three series will advance to the 2014 Esso Cup – National Female Midget Championship held April 20-26 in Stoney Creek, ON. In 2012 the Pembina Valley Hawks won the Esso Cup held in Charlottetown, PEI. Earlier this season two members of the Hawks were named to the U-18 Team Manitoba roster; Friesen, Keen (Captain). Click here for Esso Cup national playoff bracket or click here for Pembina Valley Hawks website.
Best-of five series;
Game 1 – Fri, April 4, 8:45 PM (CT)
Game 2 – Sat, April 5, 8:30 PM (CT)
Game 3 – Sun, April 6, 4:00 PM (CT) (If Necessary)
Winnipeg Wild – Male Midget AAA
The Winnipeg Wild won their third straight Manitoba Midget Hockey League (MMHL) championship to advance to the TELUS Cup – West Regional qualifying tournament held April 3-6 in Prince Albert, SK. The Wild will compete in a round-robin tournament with the top two teams earning a spot in the regional final held on April 6. Three members of the Wild were named to the 2013 U-16 Team Manitoba roster; Halvorsen, Martin, Thiessen. Click here for TELUS Cup national playoff bracket or click here for Prince Albert Mintos (Host) website.
Game 1 – Thu, April 3, 6:00 PM (CT) WPG Wild vs Notre Dame Argos
Game 2 – Fri, April 4, 9:00 PM (CT) WPG Wild vs Prince Albert Mintos
Game 3 – Sat, April 5, 1:30 PM (CT) WPG Wild vs Thunder Bay Kings
Finals – Sun, April 6, 3:00 PM (CT) 1st vs 2nd
Winnipeg Monarchs – Male Bantam AAA
The Winnipeg Monarchs rolled smoothly during the 2013-14 season with only 1 loss through league play, playoffs, and provincials. However, the Monarchs will certainly face more adversity at the 2014 Western Canada Bantam Championship in Kelowna, BC held April 3-6. The Monarchs had 16 players participate in the Manitoba Games last month with many highly rated prospects expected to continue in the 2014 Hockey Manitoba U-16 Program of Excellence and also be selected in the upcoming Western Hockey League draft. Click here for Western Canada Bantam Championship website.
Game 1 – Thu, April 3, 10:00 PM (CT) WPG Monarchs vs Kelowna Rockets
Game 2 – Fri, April 4, 2:00 PM (CT) WPG Monarchs vs Yorkton Terriers
Game 3 – Fri, April 4, 7:30 PM (CT) WPG Monarchs vs North Shore WC
Game 4 – Sat, April 5, 2:00 PM (CT) WPG Monarchs vs Lloydminster Heat
Bronze – Sun, April 6, 11:00 AM (CT) 3rd vs 4th
Gold – Sun, April 6, 2:00 PM (CT) 1st vs 2nd