The Wayway Wolverines and Swan Valley Stampeders had their Manitoba Junior Hockey League seasons’ come to an end in the final night of the regular season.
The Wolverines lost on home ice to the two-time defending champion Portage Terriers 5-4.
Trevor Kavanaugh had 3 goals on the night for the Wolverines to hit the 20-goal plateau. Josh Martin led the way for the Terriers with 1 goal, 2 assists while Jeremy Leipsic had 2 points to hit 100 points on the season.
Meanwhile in a do-or-die game for the MJHL’s playoff spot, the Stampeders allowed 5 goals in the middle frame as the Neepwa Natives beat Swan Valley 6-3 at the Yellowhead Center.
Justin Metcalf (1G 3A) and Ashton Anderson (2G 1A) led the way for Neepawa while Keaton Jameson, Cody Ellingson and Jack Leblanc replied for the Stampeders.
Congrats and best of luck to the graduating 20 year old’s on both squads :
Swan Valley Stampeders:
I would also like to thank both the Wayway Wolverines and Swan Valley Stampeders organization for all they did for me over the 2016/17 season.
2017 MJHL Turnbull Cup Quarter-Final Matchups:
1. Steinbach Pistons vs. 8. Neepawa Natives
2. Winkler Flyers vs. 7. Virden Oil Capitals
3. OCN Blizzard vs 6. Winnipeg Blues
4. Selkirk Steelers vs 5. Portage Terriers