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Thursday, May 13, 2021

Killarney Figure Skating Club Receives $10,000 Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund Grant

In February, Canadian Tire Corporation announced an additional $12 million commitment to Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund to help sport and recreation organizations build back sport and play in Canada.   Jumpstart conducted a State of Sport study via Ipsos which revealed the pandemic has not only impacted current access to sport and play but has real long-term effects as…

Darren Ritchie accepts position with the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs, Wheat Kings name new General Manager

Brandon, MB – Brandon Wheat Kings General Manager, Darren Ritchie has accepted an amateur scouting position with the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. The Wheat Kings have named Doug Gasper the 17th General Manager in franchise history to replace Ritchie at the helm of their hockey operations. Gasper’s been the Assistant GM…

Former Wheat King, Tyler Coulter enjoying best season of his pro career

Brandon's Tyler Coulter is in the midst of the best season of his pro-career career (ECHL's Rapid City Rush). Heading into tonight's game against Ryan White and the Wichita Thunder, the former Brandon Wheat King currently sits second in league scoring with 42 points in 40 games. The longer than normal offseason provided Coulter, now…

Community Connection: 20 Questions with Scott Hlady

Scott Hlady (Scooter) is the Brandon Wheat King's Equipment Manager. He recently worked his 400th game in that role. An active member in our community, Scott founded the BIRT Cup in 2008 and is also a former Campaign Chair for The Brandon and District United Way. He suited up for 41 regular season games with…

New arena, new hockey academy launches this fall in Brandon

No longer do parents have to drive to Winnipeg for hockey training and programs as this fall the Western Canada Hockey Academy will open their doors in Brandon. Top notch instructors including Dave Lewis and Craig “Chevy” Anderson will be the driving force with all the teams and programming at the WCHA. The new arena,…
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