Monday 16 March 2020

Kindersley Klippers (SJHL) , Selkirk Steelers (MJHL) and OCN Blizzard (MJHL) name new Head Coaches

The SJHL's Kindersley Klippers have announced their new bench boss.

50 year old Ken Plaquin was named the Head Coach by the hockey club this morning (Mon).

The Calgary product recently was the Head Coach of the Okotoks Midget AAA Oilers of the Alberta Midget AAA Hockey League

Plaquin takes over Larry Wintoneak who served as Interim Head Coach this past season


The MJHL's Selkirk Steelers have announced Hudson Friesen as their new Head Coach & Asst. Director of Player Personnel.

Friesen spent this year with the Steelers' as their Asst. Coach and Business Manager.

Also along with being the teams' Head Scout, Melville-born Tim Schick was named the clubs Director of Player Personnel.

Back on March 6th, the Steelers announced they weren't going to extend the contract of Head Coach Nick Lubimiv.


The OCN Blizzard hockey club, a proud member of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League, would like to announce the following changes to the hockey operations side of the team.
Chris Perchaluk will now move into the role of full time Head Coach and General Manager. Chris has been in the role of Head Coach since November but will now handle all day to day decisions on players, trades and development of the hockey club.
Greg Hunter- is moving in to the role of Director of Player Development, Greg will be an advisor to Chris and assist with the scouting staff ensuring the Blizzard are recruiting top Jr. A talent.
Nic Rusak- will continue in the role of video and analytics coach.
The Blizzard will now move forward with hiring a full time Assistant Coach and a Director of Marketing and Business Operations to have in place by mid-April 2020.  Please the job descriptions provided below.
Any question contact OCN Blizzard Governor Kris Menard thru email @

(OCN Press Release) 

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