January 10. 2015
Winnipeg Blues Jackson Keane and Mack Heisinger have committed to schools for the upcoming season.
Keane has accepted a scholarship to the University of North Dakota. “UND” are members of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) and compete in NCAA Division 1. The 17 year old from Winnipeg is in his 2nd season with the Blues. In two seasons, Keane has compiled 73 points in 86 games and was also a member of Team Canada West for the 2014 World Junior A Challenge in Kindersley Saskatchewan this past December.
Heisinger is headed east after accepting a scholarship to Division III Curry College near Boston. The 20 year old will join his brother and former Winnipeg Blue Jake who currently suits up for the Colonels. Heisinger has been a key member of the Blues blue line for the past two seasons, playing big time minutes against many of the top lines in the MJHL. Heisinger has suited up for 93 games with the Blues, lighting the lamp seven times while adding 37 assists.