Oil Caps’ alumni Justin Lee named DU captain

Former Virden Oil Capitals defenseman, Justin Lee has been named captain of the Denver University Pioneers ahead of his senior season.

The 2017-18 MJHL Rookie of the Year spent one season in Virden where he earned his NCAA Division 1 scholarship to Denver before moving on to spend one season in the USHL between Lincoln and Fargo (2018-19).

In Lee’s junior season at Denver (2021-22), he helped guide the Pioneers to a National Championship. The native of Waskada, MB is a veteran of 93 NCAA games and enters his final year of college hockey.