The annual Old Dutch – MJHL Showcase kicks off Monday night at 7:00 (Dec. 12) at Winnipeg’s MTS IcePlex.
The opening night game features the Selkirk Steelers playing the Portage Terriers, with 10 more games to follow over the course of Tuesday and Wednesday.
“The league has personally invited 60 NCAA Division I schools along with 30 CIS Schools to our Showcase Weekend,” said MJHL Commissioner Kim Davis. “We’ll see scouts from many high-profile Colleges and Universities, including the University of North Dakota, University of Western Michigan and the University of Manitoba. Based on the feedback received, we are expecting a solid turnout.”
Also expected to attend are scouts from the Western Hockey League and several NCAA Division III schools, in addition to NHL teams, including Winnipeg, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Pittsburgh.
The complete Showcase Weekend schedule can be found on the MJHL website. This is the 13th consecutive year for the Showcase Weekend.