The Winkler Flyers will be well represented at the upcoming MJHL/SJHL Showcase taking place January 15th and 16th in Regina. Goaltender Troy Martyniuk and Defensemen Mitch Dyck and Collin Caulfield will be joined by forwards Weiland Parrish, Coltyn Bates, Matt Christian, Will Blake and Nolan McGuire on Team Belfour. Forward Brody Moffatt and Defenseman CJ Corazzin will also be making the trip representing Team Garbutt.
The Showcase will feature the top 60 college eligible players from each league as chosen by the coaches and the three teams from each league will consist of players aged 16 to 20. One team will be comprised of players who are 18 and under with the other two teams being made up of players who are 19 and 20 years of age. Each team in the event will play two games.
The Showcase games take place on Monday, January 15th to Tuesday, January 16th at the Co-operators center in Regina, SK.
Monday start times: 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Tuesday start times: 10:30 AM, 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM
Team Garbutt is made up of players born in 1999, 2000 and 2001.
Team Zajac and Team Belfour are made up of players born in 1997 and 1998.
Kevin Saurette, the Director of Operations of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League stated, “The MJHL is excited at this opportunity to work with the SJHL in this new event as it gives our players the chance to further showcase themselves in an elite environment to scouts and coaches from all levels.
Flyers Head Coach Ken Pearson and Assistant Coach Steve Mullin will also be behind the bench for Team Belfour.
All games will be broadcast live online through HockeyTV
The Flyers would like to congratulate all the Flyers players and coaches for being recognized and wish them the best of luck in Saskatchewan.