{"slides_column":"2","slides_scroll":"1","dots":"false","arrows":"true","autoplay":"true","autoplay_interval":"5000","loop":"true","rtl":"false","speed":"2000","center_mode":"false"}
Dauphin Kings Neepawa Titans OCN Blizzard Portage Terriers Selkirk Steelers Steinbach Pistons Swan Valley Stampeders Virden Oil Capitals Wayway Wolverines Winkler Flyers Winnipeg Blues Winnipeg Freeze

Caden Zaplitny signs with WHL’s Silvertips

Winnipeg Blues rookie forward, Caden Zaplitny (04) has signed a Standard Player Agreement in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Everett Silvertips. Zaplitny was originally selected by the Wolverines in the 3rd round of the 2019 MJHL Draft and was later acquired by the Blues prior to the 2021-22 season. Through 24 games with […]

Davis Fry commits to Mercyhurst University D1

Steinbach Pistons forward, Davis Fry has committed to play NCAA Division I Hockey for Mercyhurst University. The 6-foot-3, 187-pound winger from Regina, Saskatchewan, is currently in his first season in Steinbach. Through 22 games of his rookie campaign, Fry has notched 6 goals and 19 assists. Fry is set to join Mercyhurst University for the […]

Jack Rogers commits to St. Cloud State University D1

Steinbach Pistons forward, Jack Rogers (02) has committed to play NCAA Division I Hockey for St. Cloud State University. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound winger from East Northport, New York has enjoyed a strong start to his first season in the MJHL. Through 16 games this season, Rogers has notched 5 goals and 7 assists. He becomes […]

Quinton Pepper Commits to University of St. Thomas D1

Steinbach Pistons forward, Quinton Pepper has committed to play NCAA Division I Hockey for the University of St. Thomas – Minnesota. The 6-foot-3, 187-pound winger from London, Ontario is currently in his second season in Steinbach. In 8 games prior to the shutdown in 2020-21, Quinton added 1 goal and 5 assists. Through 16 games […]

MJHL Alumni featured on NHL Draft watch list

Six players with MJHL experience were named to NHL Central Scouting’s preliminary players to watch list released on Tuesday. The list is a compilation of top prospects from all the major development leagues throughout North America and Europe and will be updated throughout the season as scouts evaluate the players. Adam Ingram (03) – West […]

Oil Caps’ Carson Buydens commits to Princeton

Virden Oil Capitals forward, Carson Buydens has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Princeton University. The 6-foot-1, 175-pound forward from Gladstone, MB has scored one goal and two assists through the first four games of his junior career in the MJHL. “We are very excited that Carson has made the commitment to attend […]

Adam Ingram commits to St. Cloud State University

Selkirk Steelers forward, Adam Ingram has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at St. Cloud State University. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound forward from West St. Paul, MB suited up in all eight games for the Steelers during the 2020-21 season where he scored two goals and five assists to lead the team in scoring during […]

Roeland & Mahoney selected to officiate 2021 IIHF WJC

Courtesy of Hockey Manitoba WINNIPEG – Manitobans Kelsey Mahoney (linesman) and Brett Roeland (referee) have been selected to officiate the 2021 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship which is being hosted in Edmonton, Alberta between December 25th, 2020 – January 5th, 2021. Brett Roeland is a current referee in the MJHL while Kelsey Mahoney is a former […]

Mole, Kasowski & Graham named scholarship recipients

Each season, the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) offers scholarships from the MJHL Scholarship Fund that exists to further academic goals and hockey development opportunities for qualified individuals. Tanner Mole (Steinbach Pistons), Matthew Kasowski (Waywayseecappo Wolverines) and Declan Graham (Steinbach Pistons) have each been awarded a $1200 scholarship to a Canadian post-secondary institution by the […]

MJHL alumnus Wyatt Kalynuk inks NHL deal with Chicago

Courtesy of the Chicago Blackhawks The Chicago Blackhawks have added to their already deep defensive prospect pool on Thursday with the signing of free-agent blueliner Wyatt Kalynuk from the University of Wisconsin. A seventh-round pick of the Philadelphia Flyers in 2017, the defenseman became a free agent after electing to turn pro earlier this year and not signing […]

MJHL alumnus Justin Valentino signs in ECHL

Courtesy of the Brampton Beast BRAMPTON, ONTARIO – The Brampton Beast announce today that they have signed forward Justin Valentino to an SPC for the 2020-21 season. Valentino, 27, is coming off a year which saw him split time between Briancon in France and Podhale Nowy Targ in Poland. The slick forward had four points […]

Jebamani & Butler commit to NCAA Div III

Two more graduates from the MJHL have made commitments to become student-athletes next season. Swan Valley Stampeders defenceman, John Jebamani will head to Bryn Athyn College in Minnesota while Steinbach Pistons forward, Ryan Butler will suit up for the Adrian College Bulldogs in Michigan. Both teams compete at the NCAA Division III level. John Jebamani […]

Pair of Flyers secure university commitments

Two members of the Winkler Flyers graduating class have advanced their hockey careers and will become student-athletes next season. Goaltender, Dorrin Luding announced his commitment to the University of British Columbia to play at the U Sports level, while Defenceman, Nathan Poolman will suit up for State University of New York College at Geneseo to […]

Maucieri, Mitchell and Cassie advance to university

A trio of MJHL graduates have committed to become student-athletes for the 2020-21 season. Swan Valley Stampeders forward, Josh Maucieri is off to the University of St. Thomas while Dauphin Kings goaltender, Levi Mitchell will head east to play for Salve Regina University, both at the NCAA Division III level. Steinbach Pistons defender, Dylan Cassie […]

Huston and Schroder advance to university hockey

Two more graduates from the MJHL have made commitments to become student athletes next season. Portage Terriers Captain, Sam Huston will head to Brock University to suit up with the Badgers at the U Sports level while Swan Valley Stampeders forward, Trevor Schroder is off to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota to play for the […]

Neepawa’s Smith advancing to NCAA Division III

Neepawa Natives graduating defenseman, Connor Smith will be advancing to the next level after announcing his commitment to play NCAA Division III hockey for the Aurora University Spartans this coming fall.  

Cecconi and Portner commit to play NCAA Division III

Two more MJHL players are moving on to the next level after announcing their commitments to play NCAA Division III. Bryson Cecconi (F, Dauphin Kings) and Riley Portner (F, Selkirk Steelers) will continue their hockey careers as student-athletes, see below for full details:

Trio of MJHLers set to join university ranks

Three MJHL players will join three different ACHA Division I programs next season.  Carter Barley (F, Portage Terriers), Everett Bestland (F, Winkler Flyers) and Parker Rey (G, Swan Valley Stampeders) will all continue their hockey careers as student-athletes, see below for full details:

Doyle and Russell commit to university hockey

Two graduating MJHL veterans have made commitments to continue their hockey career while becoming student athletes. Wolverines captain, Nick Doyle, and Kings defender, Landon Russell will play university hockey next season, both taking different paths, ACHA Division I, ACAC respectively.

Grown in ‘Toba: Matt Thiessen

As a 17-year-old goaltender in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), Altona native, Matt Thiessen had a season many soon won’t forget. Thiessen helped backstop his Steinbach Pistons to Turnbull Cup & ANAVET Cup Championships in 2017-18 as a rookie, before his incredible season was capped off in June with the NHL Draft where he […]

Grown in ‘Toba: Michael Ladyman

Before making the full-time jump to the Western Hockey League (WHL), Michael Ladyman spent 86 games in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) with the Winnipeg Blues. Spending his 16-year-old season with the Blues in 2017-18, Ladyman put together a strong rookie campaign and was named to the MJHL All-Rookie team. “The MJHL for me […]

Grown in ‘Toba: Dean Stewart

For Portage la Prairie native Dean Stewart, his 17-year-old season in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) with his hometown Terriers couldn’t have gone any better. During the 2015-16 season, Stewart was named to Team Canada West where he and his teammates captured gold at the World Junior A Challenge before announcing his commitment to […]

Grown in ‘Toba: Zach Whitecloud

Five seasons removed from playing in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) for the Virden Oil Capitals, Zach Whitecloud has earned himself a full-time spot on the Vegas Golden Knights in the National Hockey League (NHL). In his two seasons with the Oil Caps’, Whitecloud suited up in 118 games where he excelled on the […]

Grown in ‘Toba: Zak Smith

A 45-minute drive separated Zak Smith from his hometown of Austin, Manitoba, to where he played as a 16-year-old in Neepawa with the Natives during the 2017-18 season. After suiting up in 46 games with Neepawa in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), Zak earned an 11 game call up to the Red Deer Rebels […]

Gisti, Marshall to play Canadian college hockey

Gathered by Kyle Prystupa, MJHL Media:   Darren Gisti of the Virden Oil Capitals and Brad Marshall of the Neepawa Natives will head west this fall to play Canadian college hockey.  Gisit will attend Concordia University of Edmonton to play in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC).   Marshall will play in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey […]

Kings’ defencemen Pawluk and Liwiski advance

Gathered by Kyle Prystupa, MJHL Media: Dauphin Kings graduating defencemen Brayden Pawluk and Andrew Liwiski have made commitments to become student-athletes next season.  Pawluk will head to Minot State University (ACHA Div. I) meanwhile Liwiski will head to Northland College (NCAA Div. III): Pawluk Commits To Minot State Dauphin’s Liwiski Commits To Northland College  

Grown in ‘Toba: Riley McKay

Getting the opportunity to play for your hometown team at a young age is something most can only dream about. For Riley McKay, he was able to live that dream and play for the Swan Valley Stampeders as a 16-year-old in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), before moving on to play four years in […]

Grown in ‘Toba: Riese Gaber

Photo: Hickling Images After spending two memorable seasons in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) between Dauphin and Steinbach, Riese Gaber’s talents took him south of the border, where he suited up with the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United States Hockey League (USHL). Reflecting back on his two years spent in the MJHL, the […]

Four more MJHLers heading to NCAA Division III

Gathered by Kyle Prystupa, MJHL Media: Four more graduating MJHL players will advance to NCAA Division III next season.  Colin Ahern (G, Waywayseecappo Wolverines), Konnor Carlson (D, Neepawa Natives), Griffin Leonard (F, Winkler Flyers) and Garrett Szeremley (D, Winkler Flyers) will all continue their hockey career as student-athletes, see below for full details: Colin Ahern […]

Grown in ‘Toba: Owen Murray

Throughout the next few weeks, the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) will highlight players of the past and present who have advanced or committed to further their hockey careers after honing their skills in the MJHL. A fixture on the Portage Terriers backend over the past two seasons, Owen Murray committed to the University of […]

Pair of MJHL defencemen commit to U Sports

Gathered by Kyle Prystupa, MJHL Media:   A pair of MJHL defencemen have committed to play U Sports hockey next season adding to the list of recent player advancements.  Calen McPhee of the Portage Terriers will head to St. Mary’s University (AUS) and Declan Graham captain of the Steinbach Pistons will go to Wilfred Laurier University […]

Trio of Wolverines commit to university hockey

Gathered by Kyle Prystupa, MJHL Media:  Three Waywayseecappo Wolverines players have made commitments to continue their hockey career while becoming student athletes.  Jack Kennedy, Anthony Bilka, and Matthew Kasowski will all play university hockey next season, all three taking different paths, ACHA Division I, NCAA Division III, ACAC respectively: Jack Kennedy Commits To UNLV Rebels […]

Pair of Terriers heading to University of Windsor

Gathered by Kyle Prystupa, MJHL Media:     The Portage Terriers have announced the U Sports commitments of graduating forward Logan Christensen and goaltender Noah Giesbrecht to the University of Windsor (U Sports/OUA): Christensen Commits Giesbrecht Commits to University

Dawson and Kruse commit to St. Mary’s University

Gathered by Kyle Prystupa, MJHL Media: St. Mary’s University (NCAA Division III) has successfully recruited two graduating Manitoba Junior Hockey League players for the 2020-21 season.  Nolan Dawson of the Selkirk Steelers and Kasyn Kruse of the Steinbach Pistons have both committed to St. Mary’s:   Dawson Committed to Saint Mary’s Cardinals https://t.co/0WGFImNDUk — Selkirk […]

Zach Whitecloud signs 2-year extension with Vegas

Courtesy of Vegas Golden Knights: VEGAS (March 22, 2020) – Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, March 22, that the team has signed defenseman Zach Whitecloud to a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season worth an average annual value of $725,000. Whitecloud has appeared in 16 games for the Golden Knights this season and has recorded […]

MJHL Alumni Cole Smith signs NHL contract

Courtesy of Steinbach Pistons: Former Steinbach Piston and University of North Dakota forward Cole Smith has signed a free agent deal with the Nashville Predators. Smith spent two seasons with the Pistons from 2014-16, scoring 38 goals and 84 points in 92 games played. He put up almost a point a game in the playoffs […]

Johnson & Wales University lands Hersant

Courtesy of Winnipeg Blues:   Blues Forward Ethan Hersant has committed to Johnson & Wales University, NCAA Division III for the 2020-2021 Season. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>NEWS | Blues Forward Ethan Hersant has committed to Johnson and Wales University, NCAA Division III for the 2020-2021 Season. Congrats Ethan! <a href=”https://t.co/MSh5Ml5Mvq”>pic.twitter.com/MSh5Ml5Mvq</a></p>&mdash; Winnipeg Blues (@BluesWpg) <a href=”https://twitter.com/BluesWpg/status/1239959384370733058?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>March 17, […]

Kilroy Commits to Saint John’s University

Courtesy of Steinbach Pistons The Steinbach Pistons are excited to announce that graduating forward Jack Kilroy has committed to Saint John’s University of NCAA Division III hockey. Kilroy spent two seasons with the Pistons beginning in 2018. In his first year, the Denver native suited up in 56 games played and registered 5 goals and […]

Flyers’ Albinati Commits To Marian University

Courtesy of Winkler Flyers The Winkler Flyers are pleased to announce that graduating forward Mateo Albinati (99) has committed to the Marian University Sabres (NCAA Div III) for the 2020-2021 season. The 6’3”, 205lbs, Prince George, British Columbia native played one season for the Flyers and had 24 points (6 Goals – 18 Assists) in […]

Owen Murray commits to UMass NCAA Division 1

Portage Terriers defenceman Owen Murray has committed to the University of Massachusetts (Hockey East), NCAA Division I.  The young MJHL star is NHL-draft eligible in 2021 and is set to join UMass in the fall of 2021.  

Matt Lenz commits to Mercyhurst NCAA Division 1

Courtesy of Steinbach Pistons: The Steinbach Pistons are thrilled to announce that goaltender Matt Lenz has committed to the Mercyhurst University Lakers of NCAA Division I. With his commitment, Lenz has become the fifth Pistons goalie in the past five seasons to earn a Division I commitment, joining Nick Deery (Minnesota-Duluth), Roman Bengert (Lake Superior […]

Grady Hobbs commits to RIT NCAA Division 1

Courtesy of Dauphin Kings: DAUPHIN, MB – One of the longest serving Dauphin Kings has answered the question many were asking at the start of the season, Grady Hobbs has announced his commitment to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Hockey Program (NCAA DIV I) for the 2020-2021 season. Hobbs has been a pure Dauphin […]

MJHL shows strong WHL advancement pipeline

The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) has seen a significant amount of players spending time in the Western Hockey League (WHL) this season.  Eleven players have spent time between the MJHL and WHL this season to date along with a recent prospect signing: Dante Giannuzzi G (2002) Winnipeg Blues/Steinbach Pistons – Portland Winterhawks Justin Svenson […]

OCN forward Litke signs with Portland WHL

Courtesy of Portland Winterhawks: The Portland Winterhawks are pleased to announce the signing of Winnipeg, MB native and forward Aidan Litke. Litke (5-11, 190lbs) was drafted by the Winterhawks in the sixth round of the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft. After partaking in two Neely Cup training camps, winning a Neely Cup Championship this fall, and […]

Tanner Andrew makes NCAA Division 1 commitment

Courtesy of Virden Oil Capitals: The Virden Oil Capitals organization are proud to announce Tanner Andrew (2000) a local Virden product, has committed to RIT for the 2020/21 hockey season. The 19-year old and 2nd year Oil Capital sits 6th in the MJHL in scoring with 25 goals and 29 assists for 54 points in […]

Stampeders alumni Langan gets call up to AHL

Courtesy of San Jose Barracuda: San Jose, Ca – The San Jose Barracuda (@SJBarracuda), proud American Hockey League (@TheAHL) affiliate of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks), and General Manager Joe Will announced today that the club has recalled Forward Tristin Langan (@tlangan6) from the ECHL’S (@ECHL) Orlando Solar Bears (@OrlandoHockey). So far this season in 38 games with the Solar Bears, Langan has accumulated 30 points (12 goals, 18 assists), […]

Orca Wiesblatt making an impact with Hitmen

Portage Terriers alumni Orca Wiesblatt has made the most of his return to the Western Hockey League (WHL) providing an impact with the Calgary Hitmen this season. Sitting at 40 games played heading into the playoff run, Wiesblatt has scored 14G-23A, 37 PTS including 4 GWG as the Hitmen currently hold the first wildcard spot […]

Belluk and Giannuzzi return to WHL at deadline

A pair of MJHL goaltenders will make their return to the Western Hockey League (WHL) with recent call-ups as part of the January 10 junior roster deadline. Danton Belluk and Dante Giannuzzi both members of the Steinbach Pistons were called up to their respective WHL clubs.  Belluk was called up to the Regina Pats where […]

Loney invited to 2020 CJHL Prospects Game

Courtesy of Canadian Junior Hockey League: 15th annual contest goes Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at Dave Andreychuk Arena in Hamilton, Ont. CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in partnership with the National Hockey League and Hockey Canada, as well as in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting, announced Monday the playing rosters for its 15th annual CJHL Prospects Game, which will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7 p.m. […]

Raeside signs WHL Player Agreement with ICE

Courtesy of Winnipeg ICE: Winnipeg, MB – The Winnipeg ICE Hockey Club announced on Tuesday that they have signed 2003-born forward Rhys Raeside to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement. Raeside, from Winnipeg, MB currently plays for the Winnipeg Blues of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.  Raeside has scored 14 goals and added 15 […]