With the calendar flipping over to June 1st a new MJHL season has officially begun. Teams now have the ability to make trades once again and start the building process for next season.
“Obviously with preparing to host the Centennial Cup we went all in,” says Terrier head coach and GM Blake Spiller.
“Being at the tournament on a handful of occasions and hosting and winning in 2015 we had a plan as to what areas we needed to improve in order to give our team the best chance to succeed. I feel most disappointed that all of our players never had the opportunity to experience playing in front of a packed arena in such a prestigious event.”
The Terriers now focus their attention to the future. “Our returning players all have very good character and work habits so we will look forward to them bringing their experience and leadership to our new players,” says Spiller.
The Terriers have six moves to announce. These transactions complete the “Future Considerations” portion of trades made last season.
Portage sends F Mack Belinski (00) to the Selkirk Steelers to complete the deal involving Carter Barley (99).
F Austen Flaman (00) has been sent to the Humboldt Broncos of the SJHL to complete the F Bryson Cecconi (99) deal.
Portage also sends the CJHL playing rights of F Kolton Shindle (01) and D Chase Felgueiras (00) to Humboldt to complete the Felgueiras trade.
D Austin Clyne (01) and D Parker Malchuk (01) are being sent to the Neepawa Natives to complete the Malchuk acquisition.
F Koby Morrisseau (00) returns to Dauphin to complete the trade that acquired him.
F Orca Wiesblatt’s (00) CJHL rights have been sent to the Whitecourt Wolverines of the AJHL for F Nolan Doell (01) who was moved to acquire F Jacob Piller (00).
The Terriers have traded the CJHL playing rights to F Duncan Pierce (00) to the Selkirk Steelers to complete the F Brett Namaka (99) deal.