Wheaties ink three prospects, new coaches announced in the MJHL

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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 DanielsonTyson 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 hiring of Tyson Ramsey as the organization’s new Head Coach and GM. Ramsey was an assistant coach for the Oil Capitals last season. He also spent 4 years as head coach of the Wheat Kings AAA Midget program.

The OCN Blizzard will also have new faces behind the bench for the 2019/20 season. Ryan Wood and Chris Perchaluk have been named Associate Head Coaches while Nic Rusak was named the team’s assistant coach.

The Swan Valley Stampeders of the MJHL announced the hiring of Geoff Grimwood as Head Coach and General Manager. Grimwood signed a 3-year deal with the club. He replaces Barry Wolff who was named head coach and general manager of the Merritt Centennials of the BCHL.

Geekie signs with Winnipeg Ice

The Winnipeg Ice have signed F Conor Geekie to a WHL contract. Geekie, from Strathclair, Man., was the second-overall selection in the 2019 bantam draft.