MJHL provides development path to elite levels

WINNIPEG, MB – On a year-by-year basis, the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) continues to provide a proven path toward the most elite levels in hockey. On a nightly basis, collegiate […]

Alumnus Ryan Botterill earns USHL Award

Courtesy of USHL.com The United States Hockey League and the Youngstown Phantoms announced Wednesday that forward Ryan Botterill has been named the recipient of the 2023-24 USHL Curt Hammer Award. ­­ The […]

Riese Gaber signs AHL contract

Photo: Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald University of North Dakota captain, Riese Gaber, has signed his first professional contract with the Charlotte Checkers (AHL), the top affiliate of the Florida Panthers […]

Former Flyer Trent Sambrook named to AHA All-Rookie Team

Former Winkler Flyers defenseman, Trent Sambrook, was named to the Atlantic Hockey Association’s (AHA) All-Rookie Team for his outstanding performance during his freshman season at Mercyhurst (NCAA D1). The four-year […]

Pistons alumni re-signs with Predators

Courtesy of Nashville Predators Nashville, Tenn. (January 24, 2024) – Nashville Predators General Manager Barry Trotz announced today that the team has signed forward Cole Smith to a two-year, $2 million […]

Matthew Thiessen earns NCHC weekly honours

Photo: Clint Austin Files from NCHCHockey.com Four different teams are represented among the NCHC Players of the Week for the week of Oct. 30 through Nov. 5, 2023, the National […]

Five MJHL alumni advance to USHL

Photo credit: Erica Perreaux, Rayme Thomson and Scott Stroh. Five players from the 2022-23 MJHL season have been named to opening night rosters in the United States Hockey League (USHL) […]

Zach Whitecloud brings home Stanley Cup

Photo: Vegas Golden Knights It was a day that Zach Whitecloud will remember forever. The Stanley Cup champion from the Vegas Golden Knights returned home with the most coveted trophy […]

Manitoba natives and NCAA D1 Hockey

Courtesy of CollegeHockeyInc By Sean Hogan, Jayson Hajdu and Mike Snee Last season, NCAA Division I men’s hockey rosters featured 22 players from Manitoba. The province has a rich history […]

Warren Clark selected by Lightning in NHL Draft

Steinbach Pistons defenseman, Warren Clark has been selected 179th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning at the 2023 NHL Draft. The 2004-born defender enjoyed a standout season on the Pistons […]

Zach Whitecloud, Golden Knights win Stanley Cup

Zach Whitecloud and the Vegas Golden Knights are 2023 Stanley Cup Champions. The former Virden Oil Capitals standout helped the Golden Knights defeat the Florida Panthers 9-3 in game five […]

Gord Burnett named UofM Bisons Head Coach

Courtesy of UofMBisons After an extensive search, the Bisons men’s hockey program has its successor to long-time head coach Mike Sirant. Gordon Burnett, a 42-year-old Regina native, was appointed on […]

Pair of MJHL alumni sign AHL contracts

A pair of former MJHL standouts have signed their first professional contracts in the American Hockey League (AHL). On Tuesday, Justin Lee (Virden Oil Capitals 2017-18) joined the Wilkes-Barre Scranton […]

Pistons alumnus Schoonbaert wins Canada West Championship

Photo Credit: Chris Lindsey Steinbach Pistons alumnus, Bradley Schoonbaert and the University of Calgary Dinos (USPORTS) captured their first Canada West Championship since 1997. A native of Brandon, Manitoba, Schoonbaert […]

Former Piston named NCHC Goalie of the Week

With files from NCHC Hockey Former Steinbach Pistons goaltender, Matthew Thiessen was named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Goaltender of the Week. Thiessen had his best weekend as a […]

Trio of MJHL alumni advance to USHL

A trio of MJHL alumni from the 2021-22 season have advanced to the United States Hockey League (USHL) in 2022-23. Carson Buydens and Jordan Hughesman were both named to the […]

Del Pedrick named Wheat Kings Assistant

Courtesy of Brandon Wheat Kings Brandon, MB – The Brandon Wheat Kings are excited to announce that the team has hired Del Pedrick as Assistant Coach. Pedrick will be tasked with […]

Five MJHL Alumni selected in NHL Draft

Five players with MJHL experience were selected in the 2022 NHL Draft. Congratulations Conor, Denton, Adam, Ryan and Reid! Conor Geekie – Winnipeg ICE (WHL) Strathclair, MB NHL Draft – […]

MJHL alumni capture Memorial Cup Title

Saint John Sea Dogs interim Head Coach, Gardiner MacDougall and Goaltender, Thomas Couture are Memorial Cup Champions. MacDougall served as interim head coach of the Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL) […]

MJHL alumni set to compete in NCAA Tournament

Five alumni from the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) will compete for the NCAA Division 1 National Championship starting on Thursday, March 24. Riese Gaber, Carter Loney, Drew Worrad, Justin […]

Keaton Jameson signs with ECHL’s Komets

Former Swan Valley Stampeders forward, Keaton Jameson has signed his first professional contract with the Fort Wayne Komets in the ECHL. Jameson spent the past four seasons playing at the […]

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 […]

Whitecloud signs six-year extension with Golden Knights

Courtesy of Vegas Golden Knights VEGAS (October 28, 2021) – Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, October 28, that the team has signed defenseman Zach Whitecloud to a six-year contract extension through […]

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 […]

Tyler Kirkup named CCHA Forward of the Week

Virden Oil Capitals alumnus, Tyler Kirkup has been named CCHA Forward of the Week for his performance against North Dakota last weekend. Bemidji State Beavers senior forward Tyler Kirkup receives […]

Jackson Keane signs in ECHL with Orlando

Courtesy of Orlando Solar Bears ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced the club has agreed to terms with forward Jackson Keane on an ECHL Standard Player Contract for the 2021-22 season. Jackson spent […]

Riley McKay re-signs AHL deal with Rockford

Courtesy of Rockford IceHogs The Rockford IceHogs today announced that forward Riley McKay has signed an American Hockey League contract with the club for the 2021-22 season. Riley spent his 16-year-old season […]

Cole Smith signs extension with Nashville Predators

Former Steinbach Pistons standout, Cole Smith recently signed a one-year, two-way contract extension with the Nashville Predators (NHL). Cole spent two seasons in Steinbach (2014-16) where he posted 84 points […]

Gaber named to NCHC All-Academic Team

Former Dauphin Kings and Steinbach Pistons standout, Riese Gaber has been named to the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) All-Academic Team following his freshman season at the University of North […]