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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Cole Jordan, 2 Wheat Kings selected in 2021 NHL Entry Draft

The Calgary Flames used the 141st overall pick to select Cole Jordan.  The left shot defenseman played with the Western Hockey League’s Moose Jaw Warriors the past two seasons. Prior to joining the Warriors, Jordan spent 2-seasons patrolling the blueline for the Brandon Wheat Kings U18 AAA team and 2-years with the Brandon Wheat Kings…

BU Bobcats announce basketball & volleyball summer camps for 2021

BU Bobcats athletics have revealed dates for a series of summer camps this August. This year's camp schedule starts with a Co-Ed Basketball Camp – Aug. 3-6. In total they will be offering a total of 5-different sport camps: 2-volleyball, 2-basketbal, 1-Learn and Play.  Participants will train in 90-minute sessions each day the camp runs,…

Brandon Boxing Club makes some changes, open house on the horizon

The Brandon Boxing Club has been undergoing a lot of changes by adding classes, instructors and a new website.  Please visit www.brandonboxingclub.ca to view.  They  now have women's only classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7pm-8pm starting in August with instructor Tyler. The kids class is running Monday and Tuesdays evenings and being lead…

Matt Calvert announces retirement after 10 NHL seasons

Former Brandon Wheat Matt Calvert announced his retirement from the NHL. Calvert appeared in 566 regular-season NHL games over the course of his career. For his career, Calvert scored 95 goals and added 108 assists. In a statement, Calvert thanked those that have helped him along the way: “I’ve been lucky enough to play the…

Brigette Lacquette joins scouting staff of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks

Mallard's Brigette Lacquette recently was named to the Chicago Blackhawks organization as a pro scout. Lacquette started playing hockey at a very young age and learned to skate on a rink on the family yard. Following her minor hockey days, she went on to play college hockey at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. In 2018 Lacquette…
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