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MJHL week in review

The Reminder is making its archives back to 2003 available on our website. Please note that, due to technical limitations, archive articles are presented without the usual formatting.

The Reminder is making its archives back to 2003 available on our website. Please note that, due to technical limitations, archive articles are presented without the usual formatting.

The Winkler Flyers won three times in three games during the week ending Oct. 19 to remain four points out of first place in the Addison Division, and overall, in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. The Selkirk Steelers were 3-1-0 to retain their Addison Division lead and gain a share of the overall lead. Selkirk has an 11-5-0 record and one overtime loss, for 23 points in 17 games. Winkler is 9-4-1 with three games in hand. The Portage Terriers had two wins and one tie in three games, lead the Sherwood Division and are tied for first place overall. Portage is 10-3-2 and has one overtime loss, for 23 points in 16 games. The five-time champion OCN Blizzard is second in the division at 10-1-1 and one overtime loss, for 22 points in 13 games. Veterans Michael Young and Aaron Starr accumulated 15 points as OCN won twice in two games. Goalie John Douglas made 33 stops October 13 in Selkirk's 2-1 win over the Dauphin Kings in Dauphin. Kyle Howarth scored four times and added one assist October 14 in Selkirk's 7-2 win over the Winnipeg Saints on home ice. Steven Sleep had four assists October 17 in Selkirk's 6-2 win over the Waywayseecappo Wolverines on home ice. Goalie Matt Neufeld had 19 saves October 14 in Winkler's 2-1 win over the Winnipeg South Blues on home ice. Neufeld allowed two goals in two games and was chosen the league's Old Dutch player of the week. Brandon Heck had three goals October 17 in Winkler's 7-2 win in Dauphin. Veteran Chad Wrixon had two assists October 19 in Winkler's 2-1 win over Selkirk on home ice. Andrew Jackman had one goal and two assists October 17 in Portage's 4-3 win over the Swan Valley Stampeders in Swan River. Colin Slobodian contributed two goals and two assists October 18 in Portage's 11-5 win in Dauphin. Teammate Dominic Fiset had one goal and three assists. R. J. Linder had two goals and one assist October 19 in Portage's 5-5 tie against Dauphin on home ice. Young, 20, totalled three goals and five assists in two games. He leads the league with 22 assists in 13 games. Starr, 20, contributed four goals and three assists in two games. He leads the league and Canadian Junior 'A' Hockey League with 20 goals and leads the league with 33 points in 13 games. Young had two goals and two assists October 17 in a 7-4 win over the Neepawa Natives on home ice. Starr scored three times and added one assist October 18 in a 6-1 win over Neepawa on home ice. Young chipped in with one goal and three assists. Stefan Drew of Portage leads league goalies with a 2.63 goals against average and .917 saves percentage in 480 minutes. Jonathan Meyer of OCN leads league goalies with an 8-1-1 won-lost-tied record in 583 minutes. Also, Southeast transferred the playing rights of Lyle McKay, 19, to OCN for the playing rights of Justin Tetrault and future considerations. Southeast transferred the playing rights of Tyler Statham, 19, to Portage for future considerations. Neepawa transferred the playing rights of Marty Bilodeau, 19, and Matt Ostash, 17, to Waywayseecappo for the playing rights of Barry Rost, 20. Swan Valley transferred the playing rights of defenceman Andrew Zulyniak, 18, to the Vernon Vipers of the British Columbia Hockey League for the playing rights of Tyler Czuba, 18, and future considerations.