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2023 Hockey Manitoba Provincials presented by Cargill Ltd. begin this weekend

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  February 23, 2023 11:00 am

WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce the start of the 2023 Hockey Manitoba Provincials presented by Cargill Ltd. this weekend.

Over the next three weeks, a total of 25 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 Manitoba welcomes back Cargill Ltd. as the official presenting sponsor of the Provincials and looks forward to continuing a positive relationship with an organization of its profile who is proud to support the spirit and excitement that hockey brings to our communities.

Over 200 teams and 3,000 players will participate in this year’s Provincials, making it one of the largest hockey events on the calendar this year! Hockey Manitoba is also pleased to contribute to the numerous rural hosts benefiting from the tremendous support and business injected by local media, participants, parents and community involvement to ensure a positive and memorable experience for all.

Bert Dow, President of Hockey Manitoba, expressed his enthusiasm for the start of the Provincials. “This weekend features some very exciting and entertaining hockey and will undoubtedly be a lasting memory for everyone involved.  Good luck to each athlete and their respective teams, and I certainly hope they enjoy the tournament while exhibiting good sportsmanship and taking time to participate in the local hospitality. I would like to acknowledge and thank Cargill Ltd. for their tremendous support as Presenting Sponsor of the Provincials, and Official Partner of Hockey Manitoba. Finally, I would like to sincerely thank all host Minor Hockey Associations and their numerous volunteers for the efforts in hosting this year’s Provincials.  I am certain all host committee members and parents have worked diligently over the past number of months to ensure a memorable and successful tournament is delivered.”

Brian Martinussen, Regional Commercial Leader of Cargill Ltd. in Manitoba, shares this enthusiasm and reaffirmed Cargill’s commitment to local communities. ““For over a decade, Cargill has been committed to providing support in education for youth through our partnership with Hockey Manitoba. We are proud to continue with that tradition and stand behind young individuals as they strive for success and life learning experiences. We are pleased to continue our sponsorship with Hockey Manitoba and thank all the volunteers that make these community building events possible. Best of luck and we look forward to seeing everyone on the ice!”

CLICK HERE for access to all 2023 Hockey Manitoba Provincials schedules, scores, standings, player stats and host information.

Hockey Manitoba encourages fans to share in the excitement and post their 2023 Provincials images and videos via social media using #HMProvincials and #BelieveInTeam.  Be sure to tag @hockeymanitoba and @CargillAgCanada in your posts!  There are prizes to be won!

Be sure to also follow the Hockey Winnipeg City Playoffs along with various Provincial League Playoffs such as Male & Female Under-18 AAA, Junior A, Junior B, Junior C, Major Junior, Junior Women’s and Male & Female Senior.

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