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Lambert to Coach National Men’s Summer U-18 Team

by Hockey Manitoba  |  May 16, 2019 10:35 am

CALGARY, Alta. – Six coaches have been selected to lead Canada’s National Junior Team and Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship and 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, respectively. Dale Hunter (London, Ont./London, OHL) will serve as the head coach for Canada’s National Junior Team, with André Tourigny (Nicolet, Que./Ottawa, OHL) and Mitch Love (Quesnel, B.C./Saskatoon, WHL) serving as assistants....

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3 Manitobans Picked in RD1 of 2019 WHL Draft; 33 Overall

by Hockey Manitoba  |  May 3, 2019 3:09 pm

WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to recognize the 33 Manitoban players selected today in the 2019 Western Hockey League (WHL) Bantam Draft hosted in Red Deer, AB. The WHL Bantam Draft is the first opportunity for WHL Clubs to replenish their systems with graduating Bantam-aged players. Players eligible for the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft will be 2004-born players who reside in Alberta, B.C.,...

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Lambert to face off against US with Para Development Team

by Hockey Manitoba  |  May 1, 2019 4:02 pm

MONTRÉAL, Que. – Eighteen athletes have been named to Canada’s National Para Hockey Development Team, and will face the United States this weekend as part of the 2019 Défi sportif AlterGo. Twenty-two players were evaluated through a series of practices, off-ice workouts and training sessions, as well as two intrasquad games during the five-day NextGen Prospects Camp. Following camp, the coaching staff narrowed down the...

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4 Manitobans to compete for WHL Championship

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 29, 2019 11:44 am

The two top-ranked teams from the 2018-19 Western Hockey Regular Season will meet for the right to be called WHL Champions as the Prince Albert Raiders and Vancouver Giants collide in the 2019 Rogers #WHLChampionship Series. Confirming their spot Friday were the Giants, winning the Western Conference Championship in five games against the Spokane Chiefs. The Raiders secured their spot Sunday by defeating the Edmonton...

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2 Manitobans Invited to Para Hockey Prospects Camp

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 29, 2019 11:07 am

CALGARY, Alta. – Twenty-three para hockey athletes will attend the third-annual NextGen Prospects Camp, held April 26- May 1, as part of the Défi sportif AlterGo in Montreal. The players will be evaluated through the week for the chance to be one of the 17 who will wear the Maple Leaf as part of Canada’s National Para Hockey Development Team for a three-game series against the United States from May 3-5....

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Male & Female Top-40 Camp Rosters Announced

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 26, 2019 11:20 am

Winnipeg, MB – Hockey Manitoba are excited to announce the selections for the Program of Excellence Top-40 Camp which will be taking place in Portage la Prairie May 9 – 14, 2019. Hockey Manitoba operates three Provincial Team programs within the Program of Excellence on an annual basis which include the Male U16, Female U16 and Female U18. This camp is the second phase for...

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Oil Kings’ Myskiw Named CHL Goaltender of the Week

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 16, 2019 6:45 pm

Toronto, Ont. –  The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Dylan Myskiw of the Edmonton Oil Kings is the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the fourth week of playoff action ending April 14 with a 2-0 record, including one shutout, a goals-against average of 0.49, and save percentage of .977. Myskiw claims the honour for the first time this year after stopping 42 shots...

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Gord Agnew passes away at 68 years old, 1951-2019

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 16, 2019 12:30 pm

Gord Agnew, from Hartney, MB, was involved with minor hockey and youth sports as a volunteer in the western area of Manitoba for over three (3) decades, devoting countless hours to make the game enjoyable and a positive learning environment for all participants. As a coach, Gord has focused on the development of all players and encouraged participation at every level.  He was always very...

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Oil Kings’ Myskiw Named WHL Goaltender of the Week

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 15, 2019 10:30 am

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Dylan Myskiw of the Edmonton Oil Kings has been named the WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week and league nominee for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending April 14, 2019. Myskiw appeared in two games during the past week, picking up a pair of wins over the Calgary Hitmen as the Oil Kings advanced to the Eastern Conference Championship....

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12 Manitobans set to Battle in 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 15, 2019 10:20 am

WINNIPEG – Hockey Manitoba would like to congratulate and wish good luck to the twelve (12) Manitobans who are currently on NHL Playoff rosters heading into Wednesday’s opening night of the 2019 NHL Playoffs.  Alexander Steen (St. Louis Blues; Winnipeg, MB) and Ryan Reaves (Vegas Golden Knights; Winnipeg, MB) lead the way with 7 NHL Playoff appearances prior to the 2018-19 season while Cody McLeod...

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Oil Kings’ Myskiw named WHL Goaltender of the Week

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 8, 2019 3:43 pm

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Dylan Myskiw of the Edmonton Oil Kings has been named the WHL Eli Wilson Goaltending Goaltender of the Week and league nominee for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending April 7, 2019. Myskiw appeared in two games during the past week, picking up a pair of wins as the Oil Kings secured two wins in their second-round series against the...

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Hunt invited to attend U18 Team Canada Training Camp

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 8, 2019 12:38 pm

CALGARY, Alta. – Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team will begin to assemble in Kisakallio, Finland next week before flying to Sweden for two pre-tournament games ahead of the 2019 IIHF U18 World Championship. Twenty-three players will gather in Finland for training camp prior to U18 worlds, scheduled for April 18-28 in Örnsköldsvik and Umeå, Sweden. The roster, consisting of three goaltenders, seven defencemen and 13 forwards, includes: Eight players who won a...

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Top Senior A teams ready to compete for Championship

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 27, 2019 4:03 pm

WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce the 2019 Male Senior A Provincials which gets under way Thursday March 28th.  Teams competing in the Senior A Provincials tournament are determined by winning their respective league championship and earning a berth into the Provincial Championship tournament that sees the majority of the games hosted within Winnipeg between March 28 – April 6, 2019. The...

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Krzyzaniak & Lacquette win Clarkson Cup with Calgary Inferno

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 26, 2019 9:22 am

TORONTO – March 25, 2019 – For the second time in franchise history, the Calgary Inferno won the Clarkson Cup on Sunday afternoon (Mar. 24) defeating Les Canadiennes de Montreal by a final score of 5-2 at Coca-Cola Coliseum. Inferno forward Brianna Decker was named the playoff  MVP, presented by Gongshow. The three stars of the game were third star, Inferno defence Kacey Bellamy (2 assists),...

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Forty-three Manitobans on WHL Playoff Runs

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 22, 2019 2:31 pm

WINNIPEG – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to recognize the forty-three (43) Manitobans listed on 2019 playoff rosters in the Western Hockey League.  Names include five (5) players from the U-16 Team Manitoba roster that won bronze at the 2017 WHL Cup and five (5) players from the roster that won bronze at the 2016 Western Canada Cup in Calgary, AB.  The Moose Jaw Warriors lead the way with seven...

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Brook & Glass named WHL 2018-19 Individual Award Winners

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 20, 2019 3:57 pm

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today Eastern and Western Conference individual award winners for the 2018-19 WHL season. WHL Conference Awards are voted upon by all WHL General Managers and Head Coaches. All individual WHL Conference Award winners will be eligible for the overall WHL Awards at the 2019 WHL Awards luncheon in Red Deer, Alta., on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. 2018-19 WHL...

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Six Manitobans named to WHL Conference All-Star Teams

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 20, 2019 3:53 pm

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today the Eastern and Western Conference All-Star teams for the 2018-19 WHL season. WHL Conference All-Stars are voted upon by WHL General Managers. WHL Eastern Conference All-Star Teams FIRST ALL-STAR TEAM Goaltender – Ian Scott (Calgary, Alta.) – Prince Albert Raiders Defenceman – Josh Brook (Roblin, Man.) – Moose Jaw Warriors Defenceman – Dawson Davidson (Moosomin, Sask.) –...

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Larocque and Lacquette named to Women’s Worlds Roster

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 18, 2019 12:08 pm

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada announced Wednesday the 23 players named to Canada’s National Women’s Team for the 2019 IIHF Women’s World Championship, taking place April 4-14 in Espoo, Finland. Canada’s roster , which includes three goaltenders, seven defencemen and 13 forwards, was selected by head coach Perry Pearn, alongside Gina Kingsbury, director of women’s national teams, with support from head scout Melody Davidson, as well as...

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Hockey Manitoba Volunteer Greg Ens passes away at 48

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 18, 2019 12:05 pm

WINNIPEG, MB – It is with extreme sadness that Hockey Manitoba announces the passing of Greg Ens, an outstanding volunteer and quality person.  Greg, from Winkler, MB, lost a courageous battle with cancer at the young age of 48. Like most kids, Greg started his hockey career with his local minor Winkler Minor Hockey Association at the age of six (6).  It was a successful...

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