MJHL Announces December Players of the Month Winners

The RBC Player of the Month is Keaton Jameson of the Swan Valley Stampeders.

The 20-year-old forward registered 17 points (6-11) in 10 games last month. A native of Brandon, Jameson currently leads his team in scoring with 36 points (14-22) in 34 games.

The runners up are 20 year old forward Braden Purtill of the Steinbach Pistons and 19 year old forward Nathan Halvorsen of the Selkirk Steelers.


Sher-Wood-MJHL Defenceman of the Month

The Sher-wood Defenceman of the Month is Riley Shamray of the Dauphin Kings.

The 19-year-old from Oak River recorded 10 points (3-7) in 10 games in December. At 6-foot-2, 200-pounds, Shamray casts a large presence on the ice. For the season, he leads his club in points with 27 (7-20), highlighted by 13 powerplay assists.

The runners up are 19 year old Darby Gula of the Steinbach Pistons and 20 year old Mackenzie Dwyer of the Portage Terriers.


MGEU-MJHL Goaltender of the Month

The MGEU-MJHL Goaltender of the Month is Matthew Thiessen of the Steinbach Pistons.

Thiessen, 17, was outstanding in the net, reflected in a perfect 7-0 record, highlighted by one shutout effort. Over the seven game stretch in December his GAA was 1.69 with a save percentage of .934.

A native of Altona, Thiessen recently committed to University of Maine.

The runners up are 18 year old Matthew Radomsky of the Steinbach Pistons and 20 year old Hayden Dola of the Selkirk Steelers.


IBAM-MJHL Rookie of the Month

The IBAM Rookie of the Month is Zachary Bennett of the Selkirk Steelers.

Bennett, 17, put together a 4-2 record in December; 2.50 GAA and .924 save percentage. He hails from Winnipeg and was recently acquired from the Portage Terriers.

The runners up are 17 year old forward Codey Behun of the Winnipeg Blues and 18 year old defenceman Jayden Wojciechhowski of the Virden Oil Capitals.


Manitoba Pork Peak Performer of the Month

The Manitoba Pork Peak Performer of the Month for December is Matthew Radomsky of the Steinbach Pistons.

The 18-year-old Piston goaltender works tirelessly as a community volunteer and for two years has mentored a young Steinbach goaltender, Aiden Crawford, who plays on the Pee Wee C team. They spend several evenings together each week and speak daily.

Matthew, who hails from Winnipeg, also works with Aiden’s younger brother who is a goalie on the novice team and assists with the Pee Wee A goalies. Matthew has spoken to students at a number of area schools including Landmark, New Bothwell and Blumenort.

Over the holiday season, Matt volunteered at the SouthEast Helping Hands food bank packing Christmas food hampers. He also joined his teammates in skating in the Canada 150 Skate at the TG Smith Center. Matt has made a tremendous impact in the community and has used his platform as an MJHL player in a very beneficial way.

Matt was also a runner-up in December for the MGEU-MJHL Goaltender of the Month.