A pair of local hockey prospects, Clarke Caswell and Cole Slobodian, have been named to the roster of the Winnipeg Jr Jets, a team comprised of the best 9 and 10 year old hockey players in the province. The team is selected annually to represent Manitoba in one of the Country's most prestigious summer hockey tournaments, The Brick Super Novice Invitational Hockey Tournament. The tournament is held annually in Edmonton and this year it will feature the top players born in 2006 from all over North America.
They are also scheduled to play tournaments in the AAA Super Series in Toronto and the North American Hockey Classic based out of Winnipeg.
Many players who have played in the tournament have gone on to NHL careers including the likes of Johnny Guadreau, Tyler Sequin, Dougie Hamilton and PK Subban.