The 3rd and final Hockey Manitoba Bantam Showcase began yesterday in Winnipeg. This showcase faces teams from rural Manitoba as well as the Winnipeg 98 born hockey teams.
Winnipeg Monarchs B2 9 - Central Plains Capitals 2
The Monarchs were led by Josh Curtis who scored 3 goals and Zach Bailey along with Kevin Jakisch each had 1-2-3. Josh Curtis is 3rd in Winnipeg B2 scoring this season. Kyle Bychkowski scored the lone goal for Central Plains.
Westman South Cougars 5 - Eastman Selects 3
Westman was led by Meyer Nell and his 4 goals and he also added 1 assist. While Eastman got 1-1-2 from Kirklan Lycar.
Interlake Lightning 4 - Norman Wolves 3
Interlake was led by Aiken Chop who got 2-1-3 and team scoring leader Travis Kilbrei had 1-1-2. For Norman it was Byron Spence with 2 goals.
Pembina Valley 2 - Winnipeg Hawks 1
Wade Allison and Michael Wirth were the scorers for Pembina Valley who are without injured star and first round rated prospect Colt Conrad. Chase Brakel scored the lone marker for the Hawks.
Brandon Wheat Kings 4 - Yellowhead Chiefs 3
98 born top 10 rated prospect Tanner Kaspick led Brandon with 1-1-2. Kaspick is one of 2 players who are amongst the league leaders in scoring in B1. Yellowhead got goals from 3 different scorers which included; Bergeson, Holden and Young.
Westman South Cougars 4 - Winnipeg Warriors B2 2
Westman win their second game of the day and were led by Meyer Nell once again with 1-1-2. Matthew Millen and Brett Opperman also scored 1-1-2 for the Cougars.
Interlake Lightning 4 - Parkland Rangers 2
Interlake also win their 2nd game of the day by doubling up Parkland who are now 0-2-0. Travis Kilbrei scored once again for the Lightning. For Parkland it was Rayne Nykyfork and Matthew Greening with the goals.
Eastman Selects 4 - Northwestern Ontario 3
Top 3 round rated Kirklan Lycar had 2 goals and 1 assist while Petkau and Hunter added singles for the Selects.
Yellowhead Chiefs 4 - Winnipeg Hawks B2 4
Yellowhead got 2 goals and 1 assist from Darren Dereniwski and the Hawks were led by B2 scoring leader Vince Loschaivo with 2 goals. Star forward for the Hawks Nolan Patrick is still injured.
Norman Wolves 5 - Central Plains 3
Bryce Horning led Norman with 2 goals while Hayden Yaremko added 3 assists in the win. For Central Plains it was Ashton Boschman with 2 goals and Keegan LaCroix with 3 assists.
Pembina Valley Hawks 3 - Brandon Wheat Kings 2
Wade Allison, Tyler Jeanson and Michael Wirth all score for Pembina Valley while Schoonbaert and Campanella score for the Wheat Kings.
Pembina Valley Hawks 4 - Interlake Lightning 0
Wade Allison scores twice for the Hawks and Michael Wirth picks up 2 assists in the win. G- Cole Kehler picks up the shut-out.
Quebec International Pee-wee Tournament
Several teams from western Canada are taking part in perhaps the biggest tournament they will ever be part of in their young careers. The Quebec International Pee-wee Tournament draws teams from all over the world and in recent years western Canada teams have shown well. It has been the coming out party for the players like Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Matt Barzal. Many eyes will be on NSWC star forward Jordy Bellerive this time around.
So with that said, over the next week or so, we'll identify some of the top 99 born players who will perhaps make in impact in the WHL someday.
NSWC Winterhawks 8 - Swiss Eastern Selects 0
NSWC opens up with a convincing 8-0 victory and to no surprise were led by Jordy Bellerive and his 4 goals and also added 1 assist. Star forward Angus Crookshank had 2-0-2 and Justin Almeida with 2 goals and 2 assists. Brett Stapley and Nolan Kneen had 2 assists.
BWC will play tomorrow morning vs. New England
Yorkton Terriers will play tomorrow morning vs. Drummondville.
Winnipeg Railcats will play tomorrow morning vs. Quebec Pee-wee Nordiques.
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