MJHL Draft Weekend adds 7 Prospects to the Terriers Organization

The Portage Terriers were in Winnipeg yesterday to participate in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League Bantam Draft. The Terriers added 7 prospects to the organization including two auto protects.

“We did a lot of work to prepare for the draft and are pleased with the mix of players that we added to the fold. We added some players of substance and two of the top forwards in the province.” said Terriers Head Scout Frank Harding.

The Terriers Organization is pleased to welcome these young players to the Terriers family and look forward to having them at Main Camp.

Below is a breakdown of yesterday’s draft. Including the auto protect prospects. In total the Terriers selected 3 forwards, 3 defenseman and a goaltender.





Team: Winnipeg Hawks (Bantam AAA)

Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Height: 5’8”

Weight: 150lbs

Scouts Comments: He’s a 200-foot player who plays well in all zones. He’s got good hands and reads the ice very, very well. He competes hard.

Team: Winnipeg Monarchs (Bantam AAA)

Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 154lbs

Scouts Comments: He’s another guy that plays well in all three zones and he can put the puck in the net. He was one of the top scorers in the (WBAAA).

Team: Pembina Valley Hawks (Bantam AAA)

Hometown: Bruxelles, Manitoba

Height: 5’8”

Weight: 143lbs

Scouts Comments: One of the top players on his team this season. Good skating, puck moving defeseman.

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Team: Interlake Lightning (Bantam AAA)

Hometown: Stonewall, Manitoba

Height: 6’3”

Weight: 155lbs

Scouts Comments: A big boy who plays a good butterfly game and cuts down his angles. Solid.


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Team: Southwest Cougars (Bantam AAA)

Hometown: Brandon, Manitoba

Height: n/a

Weight: n/a

Scouts Comments: One of the better players on his team this season. Big boy with good hands and plays a rugged game.

Team: Central Plains Capitals (Bantam AAA)

Hometown: Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 183lbs

Scouts Comments: Most skilled defenseman at this age in Manitoba. Put up great numbers for a defenseman.

Team: Central Plains Capitals  (Bantam AA)

Hometown: Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

Height: 5’11

Weight: 188

Scouts Comments: Rugged defenseman, plays well in his own zone.