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Friday, July 3, 2020

Wheat Kings draft Russian defenceman, Patera inks deal with Vegas Golden Knights

The Brandon Wheat Kings drafted 17-year old Russian defenceman Yaroslav Busygin 39th overall in Tuesday's Canadian Hockey League Import Draft. The  6’2”, 170 lb blueliner skated with 3-different teams in 2019/20, including time in Russia’s top junior hockey league. From Tuesday's release: “He’s a really dependable, smart defenceman who played the off side in a difficult league. We look…

Cartwright Minor Baseball receives funding from Westoba Inspire

Cartwright Minor Baseball is thrilled to receive $5600.00 from the Westoba Credit Union Inspire Program to build a shade canopy on the Cartwright Ball Diamonds this summer. “The ball diamonds are gathering place for our entire community,” said Pam Enns, Cartwright Minor Baseball volunteer. “This space is primarily used during ball season, but this project…

Hockey Brandon accepting head coaching applications for the 2020 – 21 season

Hockey Brandon is accepting head coaching applications for the 2020 - 21 season for the following teams: Under 17 (U17) AAA – League: Winnipeg Under 17 (U17) AAA Prep Under 15 (U15) AAA – League: Winnipeg Under 15 (U15) AAA Division 1 Under 15 (U15) AA – League: Winnipeg Under 15 (U15) AA Division Under 13…

Brandon’s Jalyn Elmes signs deal to play professional hockey in Europe

Brandon’s Jalyn Elmes recently signed a deal to play professional hockey with Brynäs IF of the Swedish Women’s Hockey League. Elmes spent the past four seasons patrolling the blue-line for the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs. Last season she registered 9-points in 36-games, while amassing 47 penalty minutes. Elmes was also captain of her team in her…

Local summer hockey league entering 30th season in Brandon

Over the past several summers, numerous players with NHL, AHL, European League, WHL, NCAA, USHL, NAHL, MJHL and U18AAA experience have kept in game shape over the summer months grinding it out in the Wendy’s Summer Hockey League. The WSHL also caters to the “average joes” that wish to just keep playing the game at…
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