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Friday, April 3, 2020

Wheat Kings announce team award winners

Goaltender Jiri Patera was yesterday's big winner as the Brandon Wheat Kings dished out their team rewards for the season.  The 20-year old received four awards including being named the hockey club’s Meighen Haddad LLP Most Valuable Player, the Art Marshall Memorial Trophy winner for being chosen the Top Graduating Player, the Canad Inns 3 Stars winner as…

Athletes, with ties to Brandon, try to stay in shape during COVID-19 threat

Staying in shape, both physically and mentally, has become a major challenge for almost everyone these days. Gyms are closed, team practices are cancelled, and social gatherings are limited leaving everyone looking for alternative ways to stay in shape and get their workouts in. We recently dipped into our contact list to check-in with a…

Wheat Kings select two forwards in U.S. Prospects Draft

The Brandon Wheat Kings selected two forwards (Zach Nehring, Ty Henricks) in today's first ever WHL U.S. Prospects Draft for players born in 2005. The two were teammates this season with Shattuck-St. Mary’s, a prep school in Faribault, Minnesota. Nehring was selected 17th overall in the 1st round, while Henricks was selected 28th overall in the 2nd round. The 2020 WHL…

Former Wheat King named Top Scholastic Achiever, Whitecloud signs extension

Former Brandon Wheat King, Colton Waltz was named the 2019-20 ACAC Men's Hockey Top Scholastic Achiever. Waltz currently is a member of the NAIT Ooks where he is also team captain. He spent several seasons patrolling the blueline for the Wheat Kings before finishing his junior career in Saskatoon with the Blades. Zach Whitecloud agreed to a…

Community Connection: 20 Questions with Zach Whitecloud

Zach signed with the Vegas Golden Knights after finishing his collegiate career in March of 2018. He made his NHL debut later that year (April 5, 2018) against the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers. This season the 6-1, 209 lb defensemen suited in 16 games for the Knights, picking up one assist. The former Brandon AAA Midget Wheat King…
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