Wednesday, 24 August 2016

1st Melville Millionaires Coaches Show of 2016/17



                         Mils Coaches Show with Head Coach/GM Devin Windle

1st Yorkton Terriers & Wayway Wolverines Coaches Show of 2016/17



Yorkton Terriers Coaches Show with Head Coach/GM Trent Cassan.








Wayway Wolverines Coaches Show with Head Coach/GM Barry Butler 

Winnipeg Blues (MJHL) name Keane as their new Head Coach


The directors of the Winnipeg Blues Hockey Club of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League are pleased to announce that Billy Keane has assumed the role of Head Coach for the up-coming season. Melville product Tim Schick will be the Head Scout and Director of Hockey Operations and Wayne Bartley has joined the club as an assistant coach.
The team is delighted to report that the other members of the Blues Staff will continue in their capacities including: Dan Gregovski, Video Coach and Coordinator; Cindy Anderson, Game Day Manager; Sonny Mignacca, Goalie Coach; Lana Debeer, Trainer; Bill Burfoot, Game Notes and Releases; and Herb Mowat, Event Manager.
The Winnipeg Blues Hockey Club sincerely appreciate the contribution of Don MacGillivray as Head Coach and General Manager over the last six years and wish him the very best with the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Canada Hockey League. http://edu.internal/step/index.html.

(from MJHLhockey.ca) 

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Other Coaching news (ICYMI): 

-The Weyburn Red Wings are please to announce that after an extensive

search they have name Wes Rudy as the new Head Coach and Tanner McCall

as the new General Manager/Head Scout for the upcoming 2016-2017 season.


The Battlefords North Stars have named Nate Bedford as their new Head Coach and General Manager.
Bedford spent the last four seasons with Keyano College in Fort McMurray,

where he led the school to its best ever year in 2016, finishing with a bronze

medal in the ACAC.

Friday, 12 August 2016

Roblin's Brook & Team Canada finish 5th at Ivan Hlinka U18 Memorial Cup



Michael Rasmussen  scored the game-winning goal with 8:36 to go, giving Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team a 4-3 win over Finland in the fifth-place game Friday at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.


Although its eight-year run as gold medalist came to an end, Canada improved its all-time record at summer under-18 tournaments to an impressive 85-13-6 since first taking part in 1991.

Roblin, Manitoba's Josh Brook was a member of the Canadian team

(Hockey Canada) 

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Yorkton Terriers' Season Ticket Blitz set for Thurs. Aug 18th


ATTENTION ALL TERRIER FANS:

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Annual Season Ticket Blitz at Haas Nissan (386 Broadway St E) on August 18th from 7 am - 7 pm. We will be serving you pancakes in the morning and hamburgers and hotdogs in the afternoon and evening!

Here are the benefits you receive by stopping by Haas Nissan to buy your season tickets on August 18th:

1. SECURE excellent seats for the entire regular season

2. FIRST OPPORTUNITY at seat(s) for the 2017 playoffs

3. EARLY BIRD PRICING

4. SAVE in the Terriers’ store with a one-time discount on your next purchase (10% above Terriers’ cost)

5. ENTER a one-time draw to win a 100% refund on your season ticket

6. ENTER the season ticket blitz draw to win a Yorkton Terriers’ jersey

7. IF you were a season ticket holder for the 2015/2016 season, you QUALIFY for the Terriers’ Find-a-Fan program. Recruit a new adult or senior season ticket holder and receive a $20 DISCOUNT on your season ticket. Recruit a new teen or child season ticket holder and earn a $10 DISCOUNT on your season ticket. (New season ticket holders are defined as those not having a season ticket during the 2015-2016 season.)

8. Tickets contain buy $10, play $20 for Painted Hand Casino for every home game.

Monday, 8 August 2016

Yorkton Cardinals' 2016 season comes to an end with Game 3 loss to Swift Current


The Yorkton Cardinals had their 2016 WMBL season come to an end last night (Sun) at Jubilee Park.

The Swift Current Indians used a 5 run 7th-inning to help them advance with a 8-5 victory to sweep the Best of 5 East Division Final, 3-0.

Billy Clapperton, Garret Fort and Cory Cantebury had 2 hits each for the Cards in the loss.
Swift Current will now advance to the WMBL Final to take on either the Edmonton Prospects or Medicine Hat Mavericks.

The Mavericks took a 2-1 series lead after a 9-7 victory last night (Sun) in the Alberta Capital.

Medicine Hat and Edmonton will play Game 4 of the Best of 5 series tonight (Mon) at Telus Field in Edmonton.

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(Submitted)
The Final of the Richardson Pioneer Men's Fastball League took place Sunday in Wynyard.

The Wynyard Blues jumped to an early lead in the bottom of 1 with 8 runs.

The Mariners answered back with 1 in 2, and 1 in 4, but fell short losing 8-2.

The Winning Pitcher for the Blues Mike Jordan also won the League Playoff MVP.

The Blues went the entire season undefeated on their route to the Championship.

The Richardson Pioneer Men's Fastball League will continue for a second season in May with potential expansion of one or two teams that are interested in joining.  More information about the league can be found at www.richardsonpioneerfastball.com

Friday, 5 August 2016

Melville Millionaires name Mark Chase as their new Assistant Coach

 


The Melville Millionaires have finalized their coaching staff with announcement of their new Assistant Coach.

The Mils announced that 30 year old Mark Chase (pictured above) will join the Mils staff for the upcoming season.

Mils Head Coach/GM Devin Windle says he's excited to bring Mark on board, "He's been around the minor hockey for awhile, we just had some really good conversations about player development and team philosophy and he just seemed like an excellent fit for us."

The Kamloops product comes to the Mills after spending the last 10 plus years coaching various levels of minor hockey in Kamloops including Bantam and Midget AAA. Along with coaching minor hockey, Mark has been involved in the U16 High Performance program on several occasions

Chase said he is looking forward to coming to East Central Saskatchewan.


"It's a good fit for me, its very exciting, looking forward to working with Devin, I look forward to being with him and supporting him as well as the hockey club", Chase said in a interview earlier today (Fri)

The Mils were in need of an Asst. Coach after TJ Reeve chose not to return to the Mils' bench in 2016/17.


Chat with Mils Asst. Coach Mark Chase



Chat with Mils Head Coach/GM Devin Windle