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Coaches announced for 2024 Male U16 Program of Excellence

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  February 27, 2024 1:00 pm

Hockey Manitoba is excited to announce the coaching staff for the 2024 Male Under-16 Program of Excellence that will compete at the 2024 WHL Cup in October 2024 in Red Deer, Alberta. The Male Under-16 Team Manitoba roster will feature the province’s top male players born in 2009.  The WHL Cup is held each year, but is skipped every fourth season when the men’s hockey...

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Winkler’s Reid Dyck named WHL Goaltender of the Week for second time this month

by Western Hockey League  |  February 26, 2024 3:30 pm

Calgary, Alta. –  The Western Hockey League announced today Boston Bruins prospect Reid Dyck of the Swift Current Broncos has been named WHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending February 25, 2024. The 20-year-old product of Winkler, Man., went 3-0-0-0 with a 1.99 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage this past week. This represents the second time this season Dyck has been...

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2024 Hockey Manitoba Provincials presented by Cargill Ltd. begin this weekend

by Hockey Manitoba  |  February 23, 2024 8:30 am

WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce the start of the 2024 Hockey Manitoba Provincials presented by Cargill Ltd. this weekend. Over the next three weeks, a total of 27 Provincial Championship tournaments will be held in various communities across rural Manitoba.  The minor hockey Provincials consist of Under-11, Under-13, Under-15 and Under-18 age divisions with various categories in both male and female hockey. Hockey...

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Short list of officials selected for 2024 TELUS Cup West Regionals

by Hockey Manitoba  |  February 21, 2024 2:00 pm

Hockey Manitoba would like to congratulate the 6 Referees and 6 Linesmen who have been selected to the short list for the 2024 TELUS Cup West Regionals that will take place April 4th – April 7th, 2024 at hockey for all centre in Winnipeg. Referees Linesmen Julien Desloges Josh Blondeau Lane Gramiak Ty Harbotle Burke Heide Nick Holtmann Carson Mcdonald Cameron Krall Brady Waddell Carter...

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Coordinator, Player Development appointed

by Hockey Manitoba  |  February 21, 2024 9:30 am

WINNIPEG – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce the appointment of Mathew Relf as the Coordinator, Player Development effective February 20, 2024. After playing two seasons for the HTJHL’s Springfield Xtreme, Mathew began his post-playing career as a member of the support staff for the University of Manitoba Bison Women’s hockey team. Mathew served as the team’s Head Equipment Manager for three seasons. Mathew has...

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Apply to host the NHL/NHLPA First Shift program in 2024 – 2025!

by Hockey Manitoba  |  February 9, 2024 12:05 pm

The application period for Minor Hockey Associations wishing to host the NHL/NHLPA First Shift program in 2024 – 2025 is NOW OPEN! A truly unique experience designed to help kids fall in love with hockey. The six-week learn to play program continues to focus on having fun while learning basic skills.  Full head-to-toe Bauer equipment is included with registration.

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Coordinator, Coach Development appointed

by Hockey Manitoba  |  February 6, 2024 1:00 pm

WINNIPEG – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Holben as the Coordinator, Coach Development effective February 5, 2024. After playing two seasons in net for the MMJHL’s Transcona Railer Express, Nick began his post-playing career as a Goalie Coach at The RINK Goalie Training Institute, where he worked with goaltenders of all ages and skill levels. Nick also worked with the...

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Winkler’s Reid Dyck named WHL Goaltender of the Week

by Western Hockey League  |  February 5, 2024 3:30 pm

Calgary, Alta. –  The Western Hockey League announced today that Swift Current Broncos netminder Reid Dyck has been named WHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending February 4, 2024. The Boston Bruins prospect had a 2-0-1-0 week, posting a pristine .85 goals-against average, a .970 save percentage and two shutouts. Dyck helped the Broncos snap a four-game winless streak with his first shutout...

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Five Slides with Sobby & Landy High Performance Coach Webinar Series

by Hockey Manitoba  |  February 3, 2024 8:30 am

The Five Slides with Sobby & Landy High Performance Coach Webinar Series is back for a third season, featuring high performance coaches Jordan Sobkowicz (St. James Assiniboia Hockey Academy) and Kevin Landreville (St. John’s-Ravenscourt Eagles Varsity Boys Head Coach). The purpose of this multi-part coaching webinar series is to provide coaches in Manitoba with an opportunity to increase their knowledge base through engaging dialogue and...

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Registration open for the 2024 Female U16 POE Evaluation Tournament

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  February 2, 2024 2:45 pm

Hockey Manitoba is excited to launch the registration for the Female U16 Program of Excellence (POE) for 2024, which will begin with the Female U16 Evaluation Tournament being hosted at the Scotiabank hockey for all centre (formerly Bell MTS Iceplex) the weekend of April 5 – 7, 2024. The Female U16 POE Evaluation Tournament is open to female athletes born between January 1, 2009 and...

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West St. Paul’s Carter Bear named WHL Rookie of the Month

by Western Hockey League  |  February 1, 2024 4:00 pm

Calgary, Alta. –  The Western Hockey League announced today Everett Silvertips forward Carter Bear has been named WHL Rookie of the Month for January. Bear tallied nine goals, 10 assists and a plus-six rating in 13 games in January as Everett went 10-2-0-1 to sit first in the competitive U.S. Division. The 17-year-old is third in the WHL’s rookie scoring race with 45 points in...

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Six Hockey Manitoba officials selected to attend Officiating Program of Excellence

by Hockey Canada  |  January 31, 2024 3:17 pm

Nearly 100 officials from coast to coast to coast have been selected to attend Hockey Canada Officiating Program of Excellence (OPOE) camps. Sixty-one officials were chosen for regional identification camps, with a further 30 attending the prestigious National High Performance Selection Camp. Additionally, the Women’s Officiating Program of Excellence will continue for its second year. Maniotbans selected to attend Hockey Canada Officiating Program of Excellence...

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Team Manitoba rosters announced for the 2024 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

by Hockey Manitoba  |  January 26, 2024 2:00 pm

From the Manitoba Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Council’s release: The anticipation is now over, as the coaching staff have finalized their selections for Team Manitoba at the upcoming 2024 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships. Set to take place in Grande Prairie, Alberta, this May, the tournament promises to showcase the talent and skill of Indigenous hockey players from across the province. The chosen players, hailing from communities...

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Long list of officials selected for the 2024 Central Canada Cup

by Hockey Manitoba  |  January 23, 2024 1:00 pm

Hockey Manitoba would like to congratulate the following officials who have been selected to the long list for the 2024 Central Canada Cup that will take place April 17th – April 21st, 2024 at the Whitney Forum in Flin Flon, Manitoba. Evaluations will be taking place over the next number of weeks and 7 Referees and 7 linesmen will be selected by the middle of...

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Long list of officials selected for 2024 TELUS Cup West Regionals

by Hockey Manitoba  |  January 4, 2024 10:00 am

Hockey Manitoba would like to congratulate the following officials who have been selected to the long list for the 2024 TELUS Cup West Regionals that will take place April 4th – April 7th, 2024 at hockey for all centre in Winnipeg. Evaluations will be taking place over the next number of weeks and 6 Referees and 6 linesmen will be selected by the end of...

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The Pas’ Chase Bertholet named WHL Player of the Week

by Western Hockey League  |  January 2, 2024 2:00 pm

Calgary, Alta. –  The Western Hockey League announced today Chase Bertholet of the Spokane Chiefs has been named Tempo WHL Player of the Week for the week ending December 31, 2023. The Pas, Man. product scored six goals, including two game-winners, and added four assists in three games against U.S. Division Rivals to close out 2023. Bertholet has put up a blistering 20 points in his...

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Dustin Stewart appointed Manager, Operations

by Hockey Manitoba  |  December 14, 2023 1:30 pm

WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce the appointment of Dustin Stewart as Manager, Operations effective immediately. Dustin takes over as Manager, Operations after spending the last 10 years working in various development roles for Hockey Manitoba. Dustin started with Hockey Manitoba back in November of 2013 as Coordinator, Development where he administered and operated the Coaching Certification Program and Female Development Programs....

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