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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Barcello, Nichols & Szabo make Hockey Manitoba’s program of excellence u16 team

Hockey Manitoba today announced the roster for the Female U-16 Team Manitoba who will compete at the Central Plains Midget AAA Tournament held in Portage la Prairie, MB from September 22-24, 2017. The tournament will wrap up the first year of the Female U-16 Program of Excellence which is “designed to provide high performance female…

Bobcats reveal new logo

BRANDON – The Brandon University Bobcats began an exciting new chapter on Wednesday as BU Athletics officially unveiled a revamped visual identity. In 1967-68 the Bobcats era began when Brandon College transitioned to Brandon University. It has been 20 years since the last logo update when the burst logo replaced the traditional Bobcat head logo. The…

Calvert, Robak, Plante lead Smitty’s to division 1 crown

Smitty's defeated the Precision Toyota Honeybadgers 7-2 tonight to capture the Division 1 crown in the Wendy's Summer Hockey League. For Smitty's Former Wheat King goalie, turned power forward, Tyler Plante picked up 3 points (2g, 1a) as did Jordan Zenk (2g, 1a) and Linden McCorrister (1 g, 2a). Shane Wiebe and Matt Calvert also…

NHLer donates helmets to AAA Midget Wheat Kings

NHL defenseman Joel Edmundson was in the holiday spirit really early this year as he has donated a large quantity of new helmets to the Brandon AAA Midget Wheat Kings program. Edmundson spent two seasons with the AAA Midget Wheat Kings prior to making the transition to the WHL's Moose Jaw Warriors in 2010/11. He…

Brandon’s Addison captures gold at Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup

Brandon's Calen Addison, and his Canadian National Men's Under-18 teammates, captured gold today at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.  They defeated the Czech Republic 4-1 in the championship final. Addison, currently a member of the WHL's Lethbridge Hurricanes, was held off the score sheet in the final contest. The 179 lb defensemen, a one time…
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