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MJHL announces staffs for SJHL/MJHL Showcase

The MJHL has announced its coaching staffs for the upcoming SJHL/MJHL Player Showcase scheduled for January 15-16, 2018 at Regina’s Co-Operators Centre.

MJHL Team #1 (20 & under):

Head coach:                 Doug Hedley (OCN Blizzard)
Assistant coach:          Dustin Howden (Neepawa)
Athletic therapist:       Devin Atkin (Dauphin)

MJHL Team #2 (20 & under):

Head coach:                 Ken Pearson (Winkler)
Assistant coach:          Steve Mullin (Winkler)
Athletic therapist:       Mike Twardoski (Wayway)

Team #1 (18 & under):

Head coach:                 Paul Dyck (Steinbach)
Assistant coach:          Troy Leslie (Virden)
Athletic therapist:       Jeff Eidse (Steinbach)

“The league coaches as a group decided in June that the head coaches for this event should be appointed based on seniority and interest in the opportunity,” MJHL Commissioner Kim Davis said of the selection process.

“The same approach was taken when selecting the assistant coaches for the event. This is the first event of this nature and it’s expected that it will be done annually in Saskatchewan,” said Davis.

“The purpose of the event is to highlight the players with another Player Showcase event so that scouts can get a first-hand look at players in a highly competitive environment.”

Teams will play a total of two games over the two-day event.