-7 C
Brandon, MB
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

High School hockey flourishes in Brandon

Here is the reality right away, the odds of playing in the NHL – WHL or NCAA from playing High School Hockey in Manitoba is very low.  From my memory the only player to move up from High School Hockey to the WHL is Brett Brooks of Winnipeg who is now playing for the U…

Three Wheat Kings among WHL players in NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings

Three members of the Brandon Wheat Kings were among those named today in the NHL Central Scouting's midterm ranking of the top prospects for the 2018 NHL Draft.  Recently acquired players Luka Burzan and Chase Hartje were both listed at 89 & 181 respectively.  Second year forward Cole Reinhardt came in at 164 in North America. Reinhardt…

Bobcat BIRT Cup backing local causes

BU hockey alum Scott Hlady founded the BIRT Cup ten years ago and handed the tournament reins over to his alma mater this past summer. The tournament raised around $65,000 in the last five years, including close to $25,000 in 2017. The Investors Group Bobcat BIRT Cup is July 13 at the Wheat City Golf…

Brandon Wheat Kings announce new captain

Brandon Wheat Kings News Release Brandon, MB. – As they prepare to play the Tri-City Americans in Kennewick, Washington tonight, the Brandon Wheat Kings have announced that veteran defenceman James Shearer has been named the Western Hockey League club’s new captain. One of three local products on this year’s club, the 20-year old Shearer replaces Tanner Kaspick, who was…

Rez Kings look to repeat championship run

Borrowing a page out of the playbook of the Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins from the 1970’s, the Rez Kings last year used a combination of toughness (Jon Mirasty, Derek Parker) and skill (Darren Reid, Ryan Pilon, Dustin Perillat) to capture the Men’s Senior Division at the Dakota Nation Winterfest’s annual hockey tournament.    This year…
1 2 3 49