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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wheaties ink three prospects, new coaches announced in the MJHL

Wheat Kings Sign 3-Prospects The Brandon Wheat Kings have signed their three first round picks from this year’s Western Hockey League Bantam Draft. Red Deer’s Nate Danielson, Tyson Zimmer of Russell and Rylen Roersma of Raymond, Alberta have committed to the team after being drafted 5th, 6th and 16th overall. New Coaches in the MJHL Last week, The Virden Oil Capitals announced the…

Whiskey Jacks home opener this Tuesday, fireworks to follow

The Wheat City Whiskey Jacks first home opener in franchise history goes this Tuesday against the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs. The first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. at Andrews Field. A fireworks show is scheduled at the conclusion of the game. Owner Steve Wagner told told bdnmb.ca that plenty of work has been completed to…

Exciting changes in 2019 for Floorball Brandon

Floorball Brandon will be making several exciting changes/additions to their program this summer for the 2019 season. The league, established in 2011, will see games played at the Healthy Living Centre on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Dan Landry told bdnmb.ca that there were many advantages to moving venues including a more central location and seating for…

Brandon AAA U-18 Wheat Kings hire head coach for 2019-2020 season

The Brandon AAA U-18 Wheat Kings have hired 29 year-old Curtis Brolund as their new head coach for the upcoming 2019-2020 hockey season. Prior to coaching, Brolund played 2 seasons with the Brandon AAA U-18 program and 3 seasons with the MJHL's OCN Blizzard. His coaching resume includes one season as an assistant coach with the Blizzard…

Wheat Kings, Grant Armstrong part ways

Earlier today, the Brandon Wheat Kings made an announcement that GM Grant Armstrong would not have his contract renewed by the hockey club. “I’d like to thank Grant for his contribution to our organization,” says McCrimmon, who was named the new General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Vegas Golden Knights last week. “He was…
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