Winnipeg, MB- Hockey Manitoba will host the U-18 POE Prep Camp, August 26-27 in Winnipeg, just prior to the start of the 2014-15 tryout season. The camp will feature team tactics and systems with competitive ice sessions and inter-squad games. Previously in July, the U-18 POE Skills Camp focused on developing individual player skills and tactics.
2014 U-18 POE Prep Camp – Ice Schedule:
- August 26 – 11:30 AM St. Vital Arena Practice
- August 26– 2:30 PM St. Vital Arena Practice
- August 27 – 11:30 AM St. Vital Arena Practice
- August 27 – 2:30 PM St. Vital Arena Exhibition Game
A total of twenty-eight (28) players were named to the U-18 POE Development Camp roster featuring a breakdown of four (4) goalies, nine (9) defensemen, and fifteen (15) forwards.
U-18 Team Manitoba will compete at the 2015 Canada Games (Female Hockey) held February 14 – 20, 2015 in Prince George, BC. Following the development camps in July & August the U-18 Team Manitoba staff will scout the early portion of the 2014-15 hockey season and will invite a short list to attend the Mandi Schwartz Challenge exhibition tournament in Regina in September. The final roster of 20 players will be named later in December.
For more information about the Hockey Manitoba Program of Excellence please visit www.hockeymanitoba.ca/players/poe. Hockey Manitoba is pleased to recognize Canad Inns, Reebok-CCM Hockey, and the Western Hockey League as Official Partners of the Program of Excellence, along with Gatorade as the Official Sport Drink of Hockey Manitoba.