Season Snapshots | Part 3

Part 3 of 3  |  Taking a quick look at the 2019-20 MJHL regular season preview, with a team-by-team perspective:

Winkler Flyers

2018-19 Season: 23-32-5-0 (51 PTS, 9th)
2019 Playoffs: DNQ
Top Returning Scorer: Griffin Leonard (14G-17A, 31PTS)
Estimated Veterans: 5
3 Players to Watch: Drake Burgin (D), Sulivan Shortreed (F), Dorrin Luding (G)
Coach’s Outlook: “Our outlook is to look at each day as an opportunity to come to the rink or the gym and improve. Each day we have a chance to create a culture that fosters continuous improvement on and off the ice, and we’re confident our approach will lead to success in the short term as well as in terms of our long-term goals. – Kelvin Cech


Winnipeg Blues

2018-19 Season: 31-21-2-5 (69 PTS, 6th)
2019 Playoffs: Lost Round 1, Steinbach (4-2)
Top Returning Scorer: Brayden Foreman (7A-27A, 34PTS)
Estimated Veterans: 2
3 Players to Watch: Brayden Foreman (F), Mikol Sartor (F), Cooper Hatfield (G)
Coach’s Outlook: “We are looking forward to an exciting season of development, and the great opportunities that will be presented to our younger players coming into the league, and our older players to take on leadership roles.” – Gord Burnett


Virden Oil Capitals

2018-19 Season: 31-21-4-4 (70 PTS, 5th)
2019 Playoffs: Lost Round 2, Portage (4-0)
Top Returning Scorer: Kolten Kanaski (32G-30A, 62PTS)
Estimated Veterans: 15
3 Players to Watch: Brett Paddock (F), Tanner Andrew (F), Logan Rands (D)
Coach’s Outlook: “We are excited about our returning group and the younger guys we have added through camp. We feel like we are a team that will compete hard and play with speed and skill and we are very excited to see our group come together and what we might be able to accomplish this season.” – Tyson Ramsey