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MJHL Announces Players of the Month for November

The RBC Player of the Month for November is Kyle Salaway of the Virden Oil Capitals.

Salaway, 20, recorded 19 points (8-11) in 11 games in November. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound native of Estevan had four, multiple-point games last month, while recording points in 10 of 11 games.

Overall, Salaway has 31 points (13-18) in 26 games for the Oil Caps, who sport a 17-9 record after 26 games.

The runners up are 18 year old forward James McIsaac of the Portage Terriers and 19 year old forward Dexter Kuczek of the Winnipeg Blues.

Sher-Wood-MJHL Defenceman of the Month

The Sher-wood Defenceman of the Month is 20 year old Ryan Gardiner of the Selkirk Steelers. The Winnipeg product recorded 13 points (4-9) in 11 games played.

The runners up are 19 year old Darby Gula of the Steinbach Pistons and 20 year old Brendan Bartlett of the Winnipeg Blues.

MGEU-MJHL Goaltender of the Month

The MGEU Goaltender of the Month is 20 year old Lasse Petersen of the Portage Terriers.

Petersen, who hails from Denmark, recorded an impressive 7-1 record, including one shutout. Over the eight game span, his save percentage was .933, with a GAA of 1.84.

The runners up are 18 year old Matthew Thiessen of the Steinbach Pistons and 20 year old Emilien Boily of the OCN Blizzard

IBAM-MJHL Rookie of the Month

The IBAM Rookie of the Month is goaltender Matthew Thiessen of the Steinbach Pistons.

Thiessen, 18, was outstanding in the net, reflected in a 5-1 record, highlighted by one shutout win. Over that six game span, his save percentage was .944, with a 1.66 GAA. He hails from Altona.

The runners up are 18 year old forward Ryan Heino of the Neepawa Natives and 17 year old forward Matt Osadick of the Swan Valley Stampeders.

Manitoba Pork Peak Performer of the Month

The Manitoba Pork Peak Performer winner is Mitch Dyck of the Winkler Flyers.

Dyck, 20, is very involved in the community of Winkler and at 6-foot-4, 220-pounds, he’s hard to miss while in the community. Mitch has been a regular instructor at the Winker Flyers Hockey School in addition to being a regular for the Winkler Breakfast Club each Wednesday morning at 7am, helping with over 45 kids before they head to school to work on their skills.

Mitch, who hails from Winkler, also helps with the Bantam AA team that is based out of Winkler and runs his own off ice conditioning team at the Flyers training facility.

Mitch attends schools in and around Winkler promoting reading and the importance of school as you play hockey. Every fall, he is part of a group of players that help with the Winkler Horticultural team that removes planters for the City of Winkler.