New this season, the Manitoba Junior Hockey League is highlighting upcoming MJHL Prospects from each minor hockey association that supports an MJHL organization along with Brandon and Thompson.
The Prospects to be profiled are Bantam aged players born in 2002 and are eligible to be drafted in the upcoming 2017 MJHL Draft held annually in June.
The players chosen are all exceptional kids both on-and-off the ice and all have bright futures in the game of hockey.
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Manitoba Young Guns Series Player Profile – Ethan Plett
Hometown: Steinbach, MB
Height: 5′ 8”
Team: Eastman Selects AAA Bantam
What kind of player are you? Agressive down low in the offensive zone, defensive in our own zone, score most my goals below the ringette line, always looking for line mates/ teammates to pass the puck to, always looking to see where open ice is.
Interests/Hobbies: Hockey, sledding, quadding, farming & sports (volleyball, running)
Achievements (sport and/or academically): one of the Bantam AA All-Star Players in 2015/16 season, Leading goal scorer on AA team 2015/2016 season, Won 1st at Provincials 2015 & 2016 (team)(Volleyball Team– Providence Pilots), Went to Director’s Cup Tournament (May, 2016), Won Silver at 14U Westerns/Nationals 2016 (Volleyball Team – Providence Pilots), Participated in 2016 Manitoba Summer Games (Track & Volleyball) – Won Gold in 4×200 CO-ED Race , Team Won Gold in Volleyball(Team – Eastman)
What are your hockey goals for the future? My goal in hockey is to become a stronger player, and to be more vocal with my teammates and to lead the team better, make it as far as i can in my hockey career, and strive for greatness.
Steinbach Pistons Head Coach/General Manager Paul Dyck on Ethan: “Ethan is an excellent skater that is strong on pucks and shoots it very well. He is a young man with high character and a tremendous work ethic.”
Eastman Bantam AAA Coach Chuck Edwards on Ethan: “Ethan is a great kid. He enjoys playing the game and it shows. He is a powerful skater and he does not shy away from the physical part of the game.”