Earlier today Connor Gutenberg was named the Brandon Wheat Kings 63rd captain in franchise history. Gutenberg is the last remaining regular from the Wheat Kings 2016 Championship team and is entering his 5th and final season in the WHL. Braden Schneider, Zach Wytinck, Luka Burzan and Cole Reinhardt were all named alternates for the 2019-20 season.
The Wheat Kings home opener goes Friday, September 20 against the Winnipeg Ice. A number of activities have been planned for opening night including an indoor tailgate party complete with pizza, hot dogs, beverages, face painting, inflatables and bumper cars. 94.7 Star FM will be providing the music and the tailgate party is free to attend with your Wheat King game ticket. The Tailgate Party will be held from 5:00-7:00pm in the MNP Hall.