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Cynthia Cote to represent Manitoba at the 2022 Esso Cup

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  May 11, 2022 2:30 pm

Hockey Manitoba referee Cynthia Cote (La Broquerie) has been selected to officiate at the 2022 Esso Cup which is being hosted in Okotoks, Alberta from May 16-22, 2022. This is the first time that Cote, 21, has been selected to officiate at a national tournament. “I’m very, very excited for this opportunity. It definitely wasn’t expected,” Cote said. “When I got the email that I...

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Kenneth R. Stiles Memorial Officiating Scholarships

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 15, 2022 11:00 am

The Hockey Canada Officiating Program is soliciting applications for the Kenneth R. Stiles Memorial Scholarships for 2022. The Kenneth R. Stiles Memorial Scholarship was established by the Seaman Hotchkiss Hockey Foundation (formerly Project 75) and Hockey Canada in recognition of Ken Stiles and his tremendous contribution to grassroots hockey in Canada. Scholarships are presented in both the male and female categories. The below application forms...

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Officials selected for 2022 TELUS Cup West Regionals

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 14, 2022 1:05 pm

WINNIPEG – The following are the Hockey Manitoba officials who have been selected to participate in the 2022 TELUS Cup West Regionals to be held in Virden, Manitoba from April 28th – May 1st, 2022. The TELUS Cup Western Regionals annually brings together the best Under-18 AAA squads from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Northwestern Ontario to compete for a berth into the TELUS Cup national U18...

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Long list of officials selected for 2022 TELUS Cup West Regionals

by Hockey Manitoba  |  January 19, 2022 11:00 am

Hockey Manitoba would like to congratulate the following officials who have been selected to the long list for the 2022 Telus Cup West Regionals that will take place March 31st – April 3rd, 2022 in Virden, Manitoba. Evaluations will be taking place over the next number of weeks and 6 Referees and 6 linesmen will be selected by the end of February. Referees Linesmen Joel...

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Coordinator, Officials Development appointed

by Hockey Manitoba  |  January 4, 2022 3:00 pm

WINNIPEG – Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce the appointment of Tyler Wiwchar to the vacant Coordinator, Officials Development position. Tyler is a native of Winnipeg and has enjoyed an accomplished sports history excelling in both baseball and hockey. Tyler played three seasons for the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s Winnipeg Saints (2009 – 2012) and was an Assistant Coach at the University of Jamestown in...

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Officials Spotlight: Q & A with Jodi Anderson

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  December 9, 2021 10:30 am

Jodi Anderson (Neepawa) was recently selected to officiate the upcoming series between Hockey Canada’s National Women’s Team and the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) All-Star team in Calgary from December 9-11. Anderson, 21, currently officiates U Sports women’s hockey, the Manitoba Female U18 AAA League, the Manitoba Women’s Junior Hockey League, CSSHL – Female Prep, and U15 AAA. She recently officiated at the 2021...

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Amy Martin to represent Manitoba at the 2021 Capital City Challenge

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  November 17, 2021 2:45 pm

Winnipeg, MB – Stonewall’s Amy Martin has been chosen to represent Manitoba at the 2021 Capital City Challenge taking place in Ottawa, Ontario from November 26 – December 1, 2021. The 2021 Capital City Challenge is a four-team tournament featuring three men’s under-17 teams and Canada’s National Women’s Team. 66 players will be divided into three teams – Team Canada Black, Team Canada Red and...

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Five officials representing Manitoba at the 2021 Western Regional Women’s U18 Championship

by Hockey Manitoba  |  November 2, 2021 1:30 pm

WINNIPEG – Five officials are representing Hockey Manitoba at the 2021 Western Regional Women’s Under-18 Championship in Portage la Prairie at Stride Place from November 2nd to November 6th. Officials selected to attend the 2021 Western Regional Women’s U18 Championship: Amy Martin (Referee), Stonewall – A level V official, Amy currently officiates U Sports women’s hockey, the Capital Region Junior Hockey League, the Manitoba Female...

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Taylor Friesen and Cameron Krall selected for 2021 WHL Cup

by Hockey Manitoba  |  October 18, 2021 3:30 pm

WINNIPEG, MB – Two (2) Hockey Manitoba officials, Taylor Friesen and Cameron Krall, have been chosen to represent Manitoba at the 2021 WHL Cup taking place in Red Deer, AB from October 20-24, 2021.  The WHL Cup, formerly known as the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup, features the highest-rated players in the under-16 age category from the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba....

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Winnipeg linesman Justin Johnson set to make his NHL officiating debut on September 26th

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  September 20, 2021 2:00 pm

Linesman Justin Johnson (Winnipeg) will make his National Hockey League officiating debut this Sunday, September 26th in Winnipeg at Canada Life Centre when the Jets host the Ottawa Senators in their pre-season home opener. The 23-year-old signed an entry-level minor league contract after attending the 2021 NHL Exposure Combine in Buffalo in late August. Johnson will work six NHL preseason games before he splits the...

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Hockey Manitoba official Lauren Fox receives the Kenneth R. Stiles Memorial Scholarship

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  June 23, 2021 12:30 pm

Hockey Manitoba official Lauren Fox (Creighton/Flin Flon) is one of eight recipients of the Kenneth R. Stiles Memorial Scholarship for the 2020 – 2021 season. The scholarships are awarded annually to both male and female members of the Hockey Canada Officiating Program. “At first I didn’t really process it but then I was like oh wow I got it then I was like only eight...

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Kenneth R. Stiles Memorial Officiating Scholarships

by Hockey Manitoba  |  March 22, 2021 11:30 am

Hockey Manitoba officials can now apply for the Kenneth R. Stiles Memorial Officiating Scholarships presented by the Seaman Hotchkiss Foundation and Project 75. Scholarships are presented in both the male and female categories.  Male recipients must have been part of the Hockey Canada OPEO in the past and female officials must be at minimum Level 3 certification. The below application forms outline the applicable criteria....

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Brett Roeland and Kelsey Mahoney reflect on their experience at the 2021 World Juniors

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  January 15, 2021 3:00 pm

Winnipeggers Brett Roeland (referee) and Kelsey Mahoney (linesman) returned last week from the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championship in Edmonton where they both represented Hockey Manitoba and their experience is something that the two veteran officials say they will cherish for a very long time. After arriving in Edmonton on December 13th, Roeland and Mahoney were both required to quarantine for five days as per...

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Mahoney and Roeland selected to officiate at the 2021 World Juniors in Edmonton

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  November 13, 2020 10:30 am

WINNIPEG – Manitobans Kelsey Mahoney (linesman) and Brett Roeland (referee) have been selected to officiate the 2021 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship which is being hosted in Edmonton, Alberta between December 25th, 2020 – January 5th, 2021. This is the first time that both Mahoney, 33 and Roeland, 27, have been selected to officiate at the prestigious tournament, which is a showcase of some of...

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Officials Spotlight: Ally Wareham

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  August 19, 2020 8:30 am

WINNIPEG, Man. – Eastman’s Ally Wareham (Steinbach) was one of three female officials who became a certified Level IV official during the 2019 – 2020 season and she is looking forward to inspiring other female officials in Manitoba to do the same. “It was really humbling. You grow up your whole life in the hockey community knowing that there are six levels and as a...

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Officials Spotlight: First-year Hockey Manitoba officials share their experiences

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  June 8, 2020 11:00 am

WINNIPEG, Man. – Each year, Hockey Manitoba welcomes in a new wave of young first-year, Level 1 officials who ensure that the rules of hockey are enforced and that the game is played fairly. We asked Referee-in-Chiefs to nominate promising first-year officials to share their experiences to help other young officials as well as to inspire prospective incoming officials who may be interested in obtaining their Level 1...

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Officials Spotlight: Landon White

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  April 1, 2020 10:35 am

Westman South Regional Referee Coordinator Landon White didn’t know his officiating career would end this way but after 20 years of officiating he knows he is hanging up his skates at the right time. White, 33, a Level 3 official who is the Principal at Minto Elementary School, began officiating at the age of 13 years old and has spent the last 10 years working...

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Officials Spotlight: Justin Johnson

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  February 24, 2020 11:30 am

Hockey Manitoba linesman Justin Johnson made his Western Hockey League debut just over two months ago (Tuesday, December 10th, 2019) in Brandon when the Wheat Kings hosted the Kelowna Rockets and now the 21-year-old Winnipeg native is set to make his American Hockey League debut on Sunday, March 8th when the Manitoba Moose host the Iowa Wild. Johnson spent last season officiating primarily in the...

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Q & A with First Year WHL officials Ryan Cooke, Nick Grenier and Matt Granger

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  February 10, 2020 10:25 am

Three Hockey Manitoba officials made their officiating debuts in the Western Hockey League this season; Nick Grenier, Ryan Cooke and Matt Granger. We recently caught up with the three officials to discuss why they became officials, which mentors helped them along the way, their biggest challenges as first-year officials in the WHL, off-ice training and their future goals. Ryan Cooke What age did you start...

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