Saturday, 18 June 2022

Terriers hire Neufeld as Director of Marketing and Public Relations




The Yorkton Terriers are pleased to announce that Grayson Neufeld has been hired as their Director of Marketing and Public Relations.

Grayson grew up in Yorkton, went to school here and played all his minor hockey here.

He recently graduated from Minot State University with a degree in Marketing and Management.

He’s excited to be back at home and working for the Terriers!


Grayson has started meeting with businesses in the community to explore partnership opportunities with the Terriers.

 The Yorkton Terriers organization looks forward to working with you and to an exciting 2022/23 season – our 50th year!

Congratulations Grayson!

(Terriers Press Release) 

Thursday, 16 June 2022

Yorkton's Kozak qualifies for U.S Junior Women's Golf Championship in July


                                   

For only the 2nd time ever and first time since 2012, a Saskatchewan golfer will compete in the U.S Junior Women's Golf Championships.

Yorkton's Ella Kozak won a qualifier in Jamestown, North Dakota on Monday after shooting a 2-over, 74, three strokes better than Rylee Heryford and Rose Solberg.

“It was kind of a shocker, it took a while for it to hit me that I might have won it and qualified,” Kozak said. “It’s still kind of settling in, it’s definitely something I’ve never felt before.”

She'll now compete in the event which will be held at The Club at Olde Stone in Bowling Green, Kentucky from July 18 to 23.

To hear audio from Kozak CLICK HERE

 

Wednesday, 15 June 2022

New York Rangers (NHL) announce Rocanville's Campbell will coach at next month's Development Camp


(Photo from NHL.com)


The New York Rangers have announced that Rocanville product Jessica Campbell will be coach at the team's next development camp set to take place next month.

The 29 year old recently became the first woman to join a coaching staff of a men's national team, serving as an assistant coach for Germany at the 2022 IIHF Men's World Championship.

Campbell played most of her minor hockey in the Rocanville and Melville area, while also suiting up with the Melville Prairie Fire, Pursuit of Excellence in Kelowna, 4 years at Cornell University and a number of years with the Canadian Women's National team.

Friday, 10 June 2022

What did the Yorkton Terriers and Melville Millionaires do in the 2022 SJHL Draft?

 




The 2022 SJHL Draft took place on Friday, with 6 rounds of 2006-born players & 2 rounds of 2007-born players being selected. 




2006-born Draft

1st round, 7th overall (2006 draft)

D Cutter Knight (Swift Current, SK) 
43GP 2G 12A = 14 points with the Estevan Bears (SK U18 AAA)

4th round, 43rd overall (2006 draft)

D Luc Bourdon (Prince Albert, SK)
44GP 1G 7A = 8 points with the Prince Albert Mintos (SK U18 AAA)

5th round, 55th overall (2006 draft)

F Carter Degelman (Saskatoon, SK)
31GP 16G 22A = 38 points with the Saskatoon Riverkings (SK U18 AA) 

6th round, 67th overall (2006 draft)

F Trey Penrod (Saskatoon, SK)
41GP 1G 7A = 8 points in 41 games with the Tisdale Trojans (SK U18 AAA)

6th round, 72nd overall (2006 draft) 

D Turner Knockaert (Manor, SK) 
35GP 12G 14A = 26 points with the Estevan Bruins (SK U18 AA) 

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2007-born draft

1st round, 7th overall 

F Langston Gold (Willowbunch, SK) 
31GP 27G 25A = 52 points with the Weyburn Wings (SK U15 AA) 

2nd round, 14th overall 

F Samuel Wardell (Saskatoon,SK) 
31GP 31G 19A = 50 points with the Saskatoon Generals (SK U15 AA) 



Chat with Terrier Head Coach & GM Mat Hehr & Asst. GM Ron Holloway






2006-born draft


2nd round, 24th overall (2006 draft)

F Kole Keen (White City, SK) 
44GP 12G 15A = 27 points with the Estevan 

3rd round, 27th overall (2006 draft)

F Jake Briltz (Regina, SK) 
44GP 6G 17A = 23 points with the Moose Jaw U18 AAA Warriors

5th round, 49th overall (2006 draft)

D Riley Craigen (Regina, SK) 
36GP 4G 13A = 17 points with the Regina Capitals (SK U18 AA) 

5th round, 51st overall (2006 draft) 

D Nate Silvester (Regina, SK) 
36GP 5G 18A = 23 points (SK U18 AA) 


6th round, 68th overall (2006 draft)

D Ethan Dartige (Whitewood, SK) 
35GP 1G 1A = 2 points with the Prairie Hockey Academy U16 Prep 

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2007-born draft

1st round, 3rd overall

F Leo Jewitt (Indian Head, SK) 
27GP 23G 23A = 46 points with Praitie Storm (SK U15 AA)


1st round, 4th overall

F Alex Morrison (Saltcoats, SK)
31GP 31G 12A = 43 points with the Yorkton Terriers (SK U15 AA) 
2nd
1st round, 5th overall 

F Wesely Olson (Chaplin, SK)
31GP 24G 18A = 42 points with the Swift Current Broncos (SK U15 AA) 



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Other Local draft picks:

F Connor Miller (Lipton) - 2nd round, 18th overall (2006 draft) to the Humboldt Broncos

F Connor Bear (Whitewood)- 1st round, 10th overall (2007 draft) to the Weyburn Red Wings


Other Yorkton U18 AAA Maulers selected:

D Rhett Vedress - 1st round, 1st overall (2006)  to the Weyburn Red Wings

F Riley Ashe - 1st round, 10th overall (2006) to the Melfort Mustangs

F Lucas Hvidston - 1st round, 2nd overall (2007 draft) to the Nipawin Hawks









Tuesday, 7 June 2022

Local Weekend Sports Highlights

2022 MJHL Draft





The Swan Valley Stampeders selected 6 players - 3 forwards and 3 defencemen - in this year's MJHL Draft, held this past weekend. 

In the first round, 3rd overall, the Stamps picked forward Owen Warnick from the HRA Winnipeg U16 Prep.

D Darren Hunt (2nd round, 16th overall)

F Cash Clarkson (3rd round, 30th overall)

D Drew Shiels (4th round, 44th overall)

F Ashton Cure (6th round, 72nd overall)

D Ethan McMullan (6th round, 79th overall).

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The Waywayseecappo Wolverines drafted 4 forwards and 2 defencemen from this year's MJHL Draft, held this past weekend.


 First player selected was in the first round, 10th overall, in forward Carter Bear from the Winnipeg U18 Triple-A Thrashers.


The first defenceman they picked was Ryder Heaphy in the 3rd round, 38th overall, from the Southwest Cougars U8 Triple-A team.


Other players drafted by Wayway are forward Ian Buors (4th round, 52nd overall), left wing Dayton Desjarlais (4th round, 54th overall), defenceman Jordan Arkle (5th round, 66th overall) and forward Easton Gaffray (6th round, 80th overall).


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Local Medals at SHSAA Track and Field Provincials in Regina 






Gold: 

Hadiza Kasim - Yorkton Regional (Intermediate Girls 200 M) 

Ava Ruthven - Kipling (Junior Girls Javelin)

Jerin Keough - Langenburg (Intermediate Boys 3000 M)

Ridwan Olatunji- Yorkton Regional (Intermediate Boys 100 M)

Ayva Delaney - Melville (WC Girls 400 M) 

Ayva Delaney - Melville (WC Girls 100 M) 

Silver: 

Camryn Nelson- Preeceville (Intermediate Girls Shot Put) 

Elliana McKay - Kahkewistahaw (Junior Girls Discus)

Ridwan Olatunji - Yorkton Regional (Intermediate Boys 100 M) 

East Central (Intermediate Boys 4 X 100 M relay) 


Bronze: 

Summer Johnson - Norquay (Intermediate Girls High Jump) 

Halima Kasim - Yorkton Regional (Junior Girls 200 M) 

Amber Renkas - Ituna (Junior Girls Javelin) 

Jerin Keough - Langenburg (Intermediate Boys 1500 M)

Levi Erhardt- Kamsack (Intermediate Boys 100 M Hurdles) 

Matthew Makowsy - Canora (Intermediate Boys High Jump) 

Aron Cudal- Invermay (Junior Boys Long Jump) 

Derrik Prisiak- Wynyard (Senior Boys Shot Put) 

Kyan Hamilton - Fort Qu'Appelle (Senior Boys Quadathon) 

Monday, 30 May 2022

2022 SJHL Draft set for June 10th



This years’ Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League Draft will take place Friday, June 10, 2022, beginning at 10:00AM.



The draft will be held remotely with teams and their scouting staffs participating from their home arenas.


 This years’ draft will consist of 6 rounds of players born in 2006 and 2 rounds of players born in 2007.


Teams drafting will draft in reverse order from the final point standings of the previous regular season for each round and players eligible for the draft are players with a Saskatchewan residence and who recently completed their first year of 18U or their last year of 15U. 



The Melville Millionaires are slated to pick 3rd, while the Yorkton Terriers pick 7th overall in round 1.


Friday, 27 May 2022

MJHL clubs announce auto-protects ahead of 2022 MJHL Draft



The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) and it’s thirteen-member teams are pleased to announce the 2022 Auto-Protect list.

Each member club is given the opportunity to list two players born in 2006 from their respective home zone. The 2022 Auto-Protect list features 16 players who will no longer be eligible for the upcoming 2022 MJHL Draft.

As previously introduced in 2020, teams will have the option to decline an Auto-Protect selection and defer that pick to Round 7 or 8 of the draft.

This year’s Auto-Protect list contains a total of seven (7) forwards, eight (8) defensemen, one (1) goalie.

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Team Saskatchewan successfully defends Challenge Cup

 




The 2022 Challenge Cup, 9 a-side football showcase game between two prairie provinces went yesterday (Mon) in Melville, an for the 2nd straight time it was Team Saskatchewan coming out on top. 

Saskatchewan beat the team from Manitoba, 24-16 on the strength of two rushing touchdowns & a field goal from Melville's Charlie Broda. 

"We got off to a really good start, but give credit to Manitoba who really played well and made it hard on us throughout the game, but in the end we will able to execute enough to prevail with a full team effort", said Team Sask Head Coach John Svenson.

Indian Head's Owen Woidyla scored the other touchdown for Saskatchewan while Xavier Mowbray and Kirsten Moshenko of the Swan Valley Tigers replied with the scores for Manitoba. 

"I just can't thank everyone involved enough, from our presenting sponsor Prairie Co-op to all the other sponsors & volunteers to the caterers to everyone, without those people and businesses stepping up, these events can't happen", Svenson adds. 

The 3rd annual event is set to place in 2023 in Manitoba 


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Chat with Melville's John Svenson (Team Saskatchewan Head Coach) 

Fort Knox (PJHL) announce Hockey Operations staff for 2022/23 season




The Fort Knox have announced their coaching staff ahead of the 2022/23 Prairie Junior Hockey League season.


Tucker Neuberger will take over as the teams new Coach, while Jarrod Williams will return the bench as well, along with his current title as the teams General Manager.


 
The club also announced Bud Holloway as their new Development Coach, Joel Niemegeers as an Assistant Coach while Don Chesney remains on as the teams Head Scout. 

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Yorkton’s McCombs named to Canadian Women’s Tackle Football roster for 2022 Worlds

                                 


Football Canada has announced the final 45 player roster for the upcoming World Female Tackle Football Championships this summer in Finland.

Among those selected include Yorkton product and former Yorkton Lady Gridder Kasey McCombs.

McCombs, who now suits up with the Regina Riot of the WWCFL, will represent Canada now at the World Championships taking place in Vantaa, Finland from July 28th to August 8th.

Lemberg’s Chris Andrews, who is a Melville Minor Football alumni, was named the Canadian reserve roster for the tournament.

Full roster can be found HERE

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Locals selected in 2022 WHL Prospects Draft

 



The 2022 Western Hockey League Prospects was held today (Thurs) as the 22 member clubs welcomed 2007-born players into their organization. 

The first local player selected was Whitewood product Reese Hamilton, who was picked in the 1st round and 4th overall by the Calgary Hitmen. 

"It's truly a honor to get selected, and being picked by Calgary is awesome, it's one of the place I really wanted to go and I'm glad to join the Hitmen organization," Hamilton said in a interview with GX94.

The Melville Minor Hockey alumni chipped in with 54 points in 27 games with NAX Extreme U15 Prep this past season. 

Meanwhile his former teammate and fellow Whitewood product Connor Bear was also selected by the Hitmen in the 6th round, 117th overall. 

Bear compiled 47 points in 29 games with the Rink Hockey Academy (CSSHL) during the 2021//22 season. 

Yorkton Under 15 AA Terriers top scorer and defenceman Max Threinen went in the 5th round, 94th overall to the Prince George Cougars. 

The product out of Langenburg scored 21 times while adding 23 assists in 29 games this past campaign. 

Other locals picked include McCreary's Ryan Gower in the 2nd round to the Prince Albert Raiders and Luke Myhre of Dauphin was selected in the fifth round by the Portland Winterhawks. 

Full Draft Results CLICK HERE

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Full Chat with Reese Hamilton below:  




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D Reece Hamilton (Whitewood, SK) - 
1st round, 4th overall to the Calgary Hitmen 

(27GP 12G 42A = 54 points with NAX Extreme U15 Prep (CSSHL)


D Ryan Gower (McCreary, MB) - 
2nd round, 32nd overall to the Prince Albert Raiders

(32GP 13G 21A= 34 points with Parkland U15 AAA Rangers) 


D Max Threinen (Langenburg, SK) 
5th round, 94th overall to the Prince George Cougars 

(29GP 21G 23A= 44 points with Yorkton U15 AA Terriers)  

F Luke Myhre (Dauphin, MB) 
5th round, 106th overall to the Portland Winterhawks

(31GP 28G 18A = 46 points with Parkland U15 AAA Rangers) 

F Connor Bear (Whitewood, SK) 
6th round, 117th overall to the Calgary Hitmen 

(29GP 21G 26A = 47 points with Rink Hockey Academy U15 Prep (CSSHL)  

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

2022 Centennial Cup, presented by Tim Hortons begins on Thursday in Estevan



The 2022 Centennial Cup (National Junior A Hockey Championships) presented by Tim Hortons kicks off on Thursday and runs until May 29th at Affinity Place in Estevan, Saskatchewan. 

For the first time, there'll be 10 teams taking part in the event who include the host Bruins, Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL), Steinbach Pistons (MJHL), Brooks Bandits (AJHL), Pickering Panthers (OJHL), Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL), Red Lake Miners (SIJHL), College Francais de Longueuil (LHJQ), Ottawa Jr. Senators (CCHL) and Summerside Western Capitals (MHL). 

You can follow along to all the results by clicking HERE, and you watch the games online for FREE at www.hockeycanada.ca.

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Preview with Dauphin Kings Head Coach & Fort Qu'Appelle product Doug Hedley below: 



Preview with former Swan Valley Stampeder & Estevan Bruins forward Jamie Valentino below:

Thursday, 12 May 2022

Melville Millionaires Alumni hosting "Hockey Night in July" Fundraiser this July!


                                   


The Melville Millionaires Alumni are hosting a "Hockey Night in July" Fundraiser on July 9th in Melville.


The day will feature golf in the morning starting at 9:30AM, followed by a dinner including supper, auctions, guest speakers in the evening.

 
Guest Speakers include: Ray Ferraro, Sara Orlesky, Natasha Staniszewski, Dave King, and Mills Head Coach/GM Mike Rooney.


For tickets, donations, sponsorship opportunities, contact Daven at 1-306-361-6747 or email alumni@melvillemillionaireshockey.ca


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Chat with Co-Chair Len Wassill below: 


Dauphin Kings become 2022 MJHL Champions


                           


For the first time in 12 years, the Dauphin Kings have been crowned Manitoba Junior Hockey League champions.

Roblin's Brayden Dube score the game winning goal for the Kings with 8:27 left in regulation, to lead the Kings to a 2-1 Game 7 victory over the Steinbach Pistons on Wednesday night.

Dawson Milliken (STE) and Logan Calder (DAU) exchanged goals earlier in the game.

Carson Cherepak made 34 saves on 35 shots to lead the Kings, who'll now represent the MJHL at the 2022 Centennial Cup which starts on May 19th in Estevan, SK.

Thursday, 5 May 2022

Yorkton's R. Korczak signs 3 year entry-level deal with the New York Rangers (NHL)

 



             Yorkton product Ryder Korczak has signed his  first contract in the National Hockey League.

The 19 year old signed his 3 year entry-level deal with the New York Rangers.

Korczak, who was drafted by the Rangers in the 3rd round, 75th overall in the 2021 NHL Draft, compiled 79 points in 68 games which was good for 18th overall in WHL regular season scoring.

Currently in the 2022 WHL playoffs, he has 5 points in 5 games for the Warriors, who'll kick off their round 2 on Friday night visiting the top-ranked Winnipeg Ice


Wednesday, 4 May 2022

Local products Zerr; Kozushka selected in 2022 CFL Draft on Tuesday


A couple of local products were selected during last night's 2022 Canadian Football League draft.

Langenburg's Noah Zerr out of the Saskatchewan Huskies was picked in the 2nd round, 12th overall by the BC Lions, while Yorkton product Peter Kozushka of the Alberta Golden Bears went in the 6th round, 51st overall by the Montreal Alouettes.  

The 6'7, 330 pound Zerr appeared in 30 games over four seasons with the Huskies, starting all but one of those at left tackle and he says the moment was pretty surreal. 
""You dreamed about that moment your whole life and I'm just so lucky and happy that the BC Lions are willing to take a chance on me and draft me into their organization and see what I can do come training camp time." 
Zerr will also attend mini-camp with the NFL's New York Giants later this month.

Meanwhile for Kozushka, a fellow Yorkton Raider Gridder alumni, he just completed his 4th year with Golden Bears as their left tackle and he says it's a dream come true.
"Growing up in Yorkton and it's growing up in Saskatchewan, actually, it's the big football province and you always watch the CFL on TV and there's always a little voice in the back of the young kids head saying, hey, one day that could be me, kind of thing and so to actually have it happen is it's awesome and amazing and surreal and I'm just so thankful for everybody who's helped me out on this journey throughout my life and I'm really happy that it was able to happen. " 

As a former Coach, it was a pretty proud moment last night (Tues) for Raider Gridder Head Coach Roby Sharpe. 
"You know we've had these guys with us since there were, 11 years old and to see them get drafted and get the chance to live out their dream it's just absolutely awesome."


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Noah Zerr Interview: 


Peter Kozushka Interview: 

Monday, 2 May 2022

SJHL names McIntyre as next Commissioner

 




After an extensive search, the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League has announced Kyle McIntyre as their next commissioner.

” Kyle embodies everything that we were looking for in a commissioner and in a league. Passion, hard work, reliability, and desire to push our game to the next level. With a proven track record in his previous positions, we feel Mr. McIntyre was the best fit to implement our vision as a league. We look forward to working with Kyle with the aim to push our league to a new level under his leadership”, said Kyle Adamson, Chairman SJHL Board of Governors said in a news release 

The Swift Current product, assumes his new role fully on June 1st, takes over Bill Chow who announced he was stepping down after 11 years on the job.

It's a league I've been very passionate about, I'm a former player in the league and I've followed it vert closely and it's something that I really think that there's lots of opportunities for kids and my interest is really keeping our Saskatchewan kids in Saskatchewan and making the Saskatchewan Junior League even better than it is now.  "

McIntyre most recently retired after a 30-year career in education, including the past 20 years in a senior leadership position and he says he was intrigued by the position. 

McIntyre is familiar with the SJHL, having played 4 years in the league back in the 1980's with Swift Current and the Yorkton Terriers 


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Full Chat with McIntyre below: 

Another successful Football Night in Saskatchewan takes place in Yorkton


(YMF President Roby Sharpe along with guest speaker and Grey Cup JR Larose, a part of Football Night in Saskatchewan 2022:  Picture from Darcy Zaharia) 



Football Night in Saskatchewan, the annual fundraising banquet, in support of Yorkton Minor Football made its return with a full house on Saturday night, following a two year hiatus, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"It was just nice to see everyone again, and be able to host the event after the couple year absence, this is our major fundraiser of the year to cover the expenses for our Yorkton Minor Football operations and just can't enough for the support from our community," said Yorkton Minor Football President Roby Sharpe.

Guest speakers included former CFL player J.R. LaRose, along with Langenburg's Noah Zerr and Yorkton's Peter Kozushka, who are both expected to be selected in tomorrow's (TUES) CFL Draft.

The evening also featured the announcement of a $100,000 donation from the Yorkton Kinsmen Club, for new lights at Kinsmen Century Field.

"It's just fantastic, Yorkton Kinsmen and has always been a big supporter of local minor football and with his donation it shows that, and even with the other business that are graciously going to help out is just awesome and we can't wait play under the lights even more in the future."

The new lights are expected to be ready in time for the upcoming fall football season, with Yorkton Concrete, Potzus Construction, R.H. Electric and Triple-A Directional Drilling donating their time and labour to help complete the project.

Sharpe adds the lights is the next possible step to bringing a Junior football to the community in the near future.

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GX94/Fox FM's Craig Read caught up with YMF President Roby Sharpe below:

Thursday, 28 April 2022

2022 East Central District Senior Badminton Results

 



The 2022 East Central Senior Badminton District Championships were held yesterday (Wed) in Yorkton. 


The results include: 

Boys Singles: 1) Skylar Ryczak (Sturgis)

                        2) Dylan Prince (Sacred Heart)


Girls' Singles: 1) Rycell Perpetua (Melville Comp) 

                         2) Angela Fetsch (Sacred Heart) 


Boys' Doubles: 1) Tyler Powell & Levi Straker (Melville Comp) 

                          2) Thomas Hauber & Logan Lewchuk (Canora) 


Girls' Doubles: 1) Jordyn Thomas & Rylee Zbeetnoff (Kamsack)

                           2) Sierra Sapara & Marie Dunster (Esterhazy) 


Mixed Doubles: 1) Justin Adam & Hailey Madsen (Yorkton Regional) 

                            2) Taylin Ruf & Ty Thomas (Kamsack) 
                            

                             
The top finishers will now advance to the SHSAA Regional Badminton Championships on May 7th in Humboldt. 

                          


Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Millionaires; Terriers make signings for 2022/23 SJHL Season

 The Yorkton Terriers and Melville Millionaires have both signed more players to letter of intents for the 2022/23 SJHL season.

The Terriers' have signed 2004-born defenceman Cade Van Brabant and 2004-born forward Cade Kennedy. 

Van Brabant, a Sturgeon County, Alberta product had 13 points in 35 games this past season with the Fort Saskatchewan U18 AAA Rangers, while Kennedy led the Yorkton SeCon Maulers in scoring this past season scoring 23 times while adding 18 assists for 41 points in 44 games.

The Regina product has suited up for 15 combined regular season & playoff games with Terriers scoring once. 

Meanwhile, the Millionaires inked up 2004-born forward Daxin Peterson out of the Moose Jaw U18 AAA Warriors and 2004-born D Ayden Lamarre out of the Estevan Bears U18 AAA. 

The Assiniboia, SK product compiled 17 goals, 25 assists for 42 points in 44 games this past campaign. 

Lamarre, who hails from Gull Lake, SK had 22 points in 40 games with the Bears. 

He was also pointless in 9 games as an AP with the Millionaires during the 2021/22 season. 


Friday, 22 April 2022

April 22nd Local Hockey Notes

 




Two Terriers' named to SJHL All-Rookie Team


The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League announced their All-Rookie team on Thursday, and it included two Yorkton Terriers. 

Terriers' G and Yorkton product Kael DePape & Terrier D Parker Jasper have been named to the team after solid rookie seasons. 

DePape, who was also named the Viterra division's Top Goalie and Rookie of the Year posted a 22-15-5 regular season record with a 2.32GAA, 0.915 SV% and 4 shutouts in 43 games. 

Jasper, a Regina product compiled 2 goals, 26 assists for 28 points in 51 games. 

D Jaryd Sych, and forward's Connor McGrath (Humboldt), Kevin Anderson (Notre Dame) and Jeremi Tremblay (Flin Flon) were also named. 


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Yorkton's Berezowski recognized with WHL Award Nomination 

After an excellent regular season, Yorkton's Jackson Berezowski has been recognized by the Western Hockey League. 

The Everett Silvertip forward was named the U.S division nominee for the league's Most Sportmanslike Players, while also being named to the division's first team All-Start squad. 

He registered 46 goals, 33 assists for 79 points in 62 regular season games while registering just 23 penalty minutes. 

Other locals recognized include Rossburn's Chad Nychuk named an East division 2nd team All-Star & Strathclair, MB's Conor Geekie who was named the East Division nominee for Humanitarian of the Year. 

The WHL Awards will be announced on June 1st.  

Thursday, 21 April 2022

Locals players gearing up to compete in 2022 WHL Playoffs




The 2022 Western Hockey League Playoffs kicks off tonight with the Edmonton Oil Kings taking on the Lethbridge Hurricanes. 

The other series begin on Friday (April 22nd). 


Local players taking part in the race for the Ed Chynoweth Cup below:

Brandon Wheat Kings:

Tyson Zimmer (Russell, MB) 

Chad Nychuk (Rossburn, MB) 


Everett Silvertips: 

Jackson Berezowski (Yorkton, SK) 

Dexter Whittle (Virden, MB)

Tarin Smith (Porcupine Plain, SK) 


Kelowna Rockets:

Mark Liwiski (Dauphin, MB) 

Jake Poole (McAuley, MB)


Moose Jaw Warriors: 

Ryder Korczak (Yorkton, SK)  

Daemon Hunt (Moosomin-born) 


Prince Albert Raiders: 

Evan Herman (The Pas, MB) 


Saskatoon Blades: 

Tristen Robins (Clear Lake, MB) 

Nolan Maier (Yorkton, SK) 


Spokane Chiefs: 

Grady Lane (Virden, MB) 

Chase Bertholet (The Pas, MB) 


Vancouver Giants: 

Kyle Bochek (Moosomin, SK) 


For full bracket of the 2022 WHL Playoffs   CLICK HERE