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Four Manitobans selected in 2021 NHL Draft

by Hockey Manitoba  |  July 25, 2021 10:00 am

WINNIPEG, MB – Four (4) Manitoba-born players from the Western Hockey League including two (2) U-16 Team MB alumni, had their names called this past weekend at the 2021 NHL Draft.  The 1st round was completed Friday, July 23rd with rounds 2-7 taking place Saturday July 24th. The NHL Draft is held annually after the completion of the NHL Playoffs and brings together the thirty-two (32) teams...

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Daemon Hunt, Seth Jarvis and Carson Lambos invited to Canada’s National Junior Team Summer Development Camp

by Hockey Canada  |  July 21, 2021 10:00 am

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada has announced that 51 players have been invited to attend Canada’s National Junior Team summer development camp, July 28-Aug. 4 at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on the Tsuut’ina Nation near Calgary. Five goaltenders, 16 defencemen and 30 forwards will be part of the eight-day camp, participating in a variety of on- and off-ice sessions. The camp will also feature combined practices and intrasquad games with players attending Canada’s National Men’s...

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Program of Excellence Summer Camps to take place from August 13-15

by Hockey Manitoba  |  July 15, 2021 3:00 pm

Hockey Manitoba is pleased to announce that the Program of Excellence (POE) Summer Camps for the Female U18 and Male U16 programs are scheduled to take place from August 13, 2021 – August 15, 2021 at Bell MTS Iceplex. The 2021 Program of Excellence will be invitation only.  Invited players will be notified via email with full details on registration and cost.  On-ice activities will be dependent on...

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Raygan Kirk and Corinne Schroeder invited to National Women’s Development Team Summer Camp

by Hockey Canada  |  July 14, 2021 12:15 pm

CALGARY, Alta. – Canada’s National Women’s Development Team will return to the ice for the first time in two years, with 43 athletes invited to participate in the BFL National Women’s Development Team Summer Camp, presented by Sobeys. The 40 players who will attend camp – six goaltenders, 12 defence and 22 forwards – will be split into two teams and participate in practices and intrasquad games from July 29-Aug. 9 at WinSport’s Canada Olympic...

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Conor Geekie, Matthew Kieper and Denton Mateychuk invited to National Men’s U18 Team Summer Development Camp

by Hockey Canada  |  July 8, 2021 12:35 pm

CALGARY, Alta. – Forty-five of the nation’s top under-18 players have earned invites to Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team summer development camp, July 25-Aug. 4 at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on the Tsuut’ina Nation near Calgary. The players include four goaltenders, 15 defencemen and 26 forwards. Of the 45 invitees, two won a gold medal with Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2021 IIHF U18 World Championship...

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Q & A with Team Canada’s Jocelyne Larocque

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  June 25, 2021 11:00 am

On May 12, 2021, Ste. Anne’s Jocelyne Larocque (along with fellow Manitobans Ashton Bell and Kristen Campbell) was chosen to centralize in Calgary with Canada’s National Women’s Team for the 2021 – 2022 season, leading up to the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, February 4-20 in Beijing, China. Larocque is a two-time Olympian who won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in...

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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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Manitoba Junior Hockey League announces 2021 – 2022 Season Overview

by Hockey Manitoba  |  June 5, 2021 3:00 pm

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) is delighted to announce the regular season start date, schedule format, divisional format and important dates for the upcoming 2021-22 season. The puck will drop for opening weekend on Friday, September 17th Opening weekend will feature six home and home divisional matchups taking place over the course of the weekend involving all 12 member teams. The...

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Eight Manitobans listed in NHL Central Scouting’s Final 2021 Draft Rankings

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  May 28, 2021 9:00 am

Eight Manitobans have been named to NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings for the 2021 NHL Draft. Winnipeg ICE defenceman Carson Lambos was the highest ranked Manitoban by NHL Central Scouting at 11th overall amongst North American skaters. The 18-year-old was limited to just two games with the ICE this year due to injury. Prior to the start of the 2020 – 2021 WHL Regular Season,...

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Hockey Manitoba Alumni Jett Woo provides inspiration to young hockey players of Asian descent

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  May 19, 2021 10:00 am

Winnipeg’s Jett Woo is a top prospect with the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks and he is also providing inspiration to the next generation of hockey players of Asian descent. Woo, 20, recently completed his first pro season with the American Hockey League’s Utica Comets, the minor league affiliate of the Canucks, registering three goals and two assists in 28 games. Even though the 2020 – 2021...

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Bell, Campbell, Larocque named to National Women’s Team Olympic Centralization Roster

by Hockey Canada  |  May 12, 2021 12:30 pm

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada announced Wednesday the 28 players chosen to centralize in Calgary with Canada’s National Women’s Team for the 2021-22 season, leading up to the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 4-20 in Beijing, China. The 28-player roster includes three goaltenders, nine defencemen and 16 forwards. It features 17 players who centralized ahead of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, including 14 who earned...

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Former Hockey Manitoba President Brian Franklin awarded Hockey Canada Order of Merit (Western)

by Hockey Canada  |  May 11, 2021 10:00 am

It may come as no surprise that someone who served his home community of Deloraine, Manitoba, for over a decade as mayor would also volunteer for his hockey community at the same time. But what is truly remarkable about Brian Franklin’s commitment to the game, is its longevity – 50 years and counting. An instrumental force in establishing the provincial Midget AAA league in 1985,...

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Winnipeg’s Seth Jarvis named WHL Player of the Week

by Western Hockey League  |  May 10, 2021 3:30 pm

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Portland Winterhawks forward Seth Jarvis has been named WHL Player of the Week presented by Journie Rewards for the week ending May 9, 2021. Jarvis, a 19-year-old product of Winnipeg, Man., recorded seven points (5G-2A), including a hat trick, in three games played as the Winterhawks went 3-0-0-0 this past week in the U.S. Division....

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MJHL Summer Programs and Season Planning Update

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 28, 2021 10:00 am

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), and its 12 member organizations, are currently making all necessary preparations for the 2021-2022 season which includes full season schedule planning with multiple options. The MJHL will continue to work with Sport Manitoba, Hockey Manitoba, Government and Public Health Officials to ensure that all necessary safety precautions and guidelines are in place to commence the 2021/22...

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Brandon’s Lynden McCallum named WHL Player of the Week

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 26, 2021 1:30 pm

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Brandon Wheat Kings forward Lynden McCallum has been named WHL Player of the Week presented by Journie Rewards for the week ending April 25, 2021. McCallum, a 21-year-old product of Brandon, Man., recorded nine points (7G-2A) in three games this past week as the Wheat Kings went 3-0-0-0, clinching first place in the East Division for...

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Hockey Manitoba President Bert Dow embodies the spirit of National Volunteer Week

by Ezra Ginsburg  |  April 22, 2021 2:00 pm

Bert Dow has been involved with the game of hockey for most of his life and this year he led Hockey Manitoba’s Board of Directors through one of the most challenging periods in the organization’s history. Dow, 61, took over as Hockey Manitoba President on June 1, 2020, replacing Bill Whitehead who served as President for eight years (2012 – 2020). Dow previously served as...

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Macdonald’s Ben McCartney named WHL Player of the Week

by Western Hockey League  |  April 19, 2021 2:42 pm

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Brandon Wheat Kings forward Ben McCartney has been named WHL Player of the Week presented by Journie Rewards for the week ending April 18, 2021. McCartney, a 19-year-old product of Macdonald, Man., recorded 12 points (4G-8A) in four games this past week as the Wheat Kings went 4-0-0-0, surging to the top of the East Division...

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Hockey Manitoba Refunds for the 2020 – 2021 Season

by Hockey Manitoba  |  April 14, 2021 11:00 am

April 14, 2021 Hockey Canada and Hockey Manitoba are pleased to announce member refund returns for the 2020 – 2021 season regarding insurance and membership fees collected. The current fee structure sees member teams assessed a team fee as well as a participant membership fee ranging from $48.65 (U7) – $95.65 (Junior A).  Of the participant membership fee, the Hockey Manitoba portion is $23.60 –...

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