MJHL pre-season schedule released ─ opens September 4

Pre-season action in the MJHL kicks off Monday, September 4 with Swan Valley Stampeders taking on Dauphin Kings. The pre-season season wraps up on September 17.

The complete schedule can be found on the MJHL website/schedule. The regular season kicks off Friday, September 22. Portage Terriers are the defending Turnbull Cup champions.

“The pre-season is a critical time of the year for our teams,” MJHL Commissioner Kim Davis said today. “Teams are carefully evaluating their talent, both long-term prospects and those players who could potentially be in the line-up for opening night.”

“Pre-season is also a good opportunity for fans to see the stars of the future.”

The complete pre-season schedule can be viewed on the MJHL website.

In other MJHL action:

The MJHL will be conducting it’s first-ever Prospect Development Camp running from July 27 – 30 at the Seven Oaks Arena. The camp will feature list players born in 2000 and 2001 from each MJHL club and will focus on preparing the players for a successful junior hockey career and helping them transition from minor hockey to elite junior hockey in the MJHL and beyond.

Another highlight this coming season will be the Old Dutch Player Showcase, scheduled Dec. 11-13 at the Bell MTS IcePlex in Winnipeg. The event is now in its 15th year. This highly popular event attracts scouts from many levels of hockey: NHL, NCAA, WHL and CIS.