Thursday, November 25, 2010

Great News for Two North Stars.

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced today the roster for Team West at the 2010 CJHL Prospects Game. The sixth annual CJHL Prospects Game will be played on December 7-8 at Credit Union Place in Dauphin, Man.

Team West is composed of players from the CJHL's five western leagues, which include the British Columbia Hockey League, Alberta Junior Hockey League, Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Manitoba Junior Hockey League and Superior International Junior Hockey League.Player selection is a joint initiative of the CJHL and NHL Central Scouting.

Team West includes eight players from the BCHL, four from the SJHL, four from the MJHL, three from the AJHL and one from the SIJHL.

Team East and Team West will each consist of two goaltenders, six defensemen and twelve forwards.

The roster for Team East will be announced on Friday, November 26.The CJHL Prospects Game was created to showcase the top 40 NHL draft eligible players in the CJHL.

The event includes a two-game, total goal series between Team East and Team West, which is well attended by local hockey fans, NHL scouts, and representatives from Canadian and American colleges and universities.


Jan Obernesser* AJHL, Brooks

Jason Kasdorf* MJHL, Portage


Sam Jardine* AJHL,

Luke Madill AJHL, Drayton Valley

Josh Roach SJHL, Humboldt

** Brody Luhning SJHL, Battlefords **

Eric Walker* BCHL, Trail

Michael King* BCHL, Westside


Mitch VanTeeling, MJHL Dauphin

TJ Constant MJHL, OCN

Aaron Hadley BCHL, Vernon

Destry Straight* BCHL, Coquitlam

Shane Gingera MJHL, Winnipeg Saints

Sam Mellor* BCHL, Trail

Mitchell Deacon* BCHL, Coquitlam

Madison Dias BCHL, Victoria

Lucas Froese SJHL, Melville

** Kyle Hall SJHL, Battlefords **

Joey Baker* BCHL, Trail

Austin Adduono SIJHL, Wisconsin*

Earlier this month, 19 players from the Canadian Junior Hockey League were identified on the NHL Central Scouting "Players to Watch" list for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Nine players on the Team West roster were amongst those recognized.Five alumni of the CJHL Prospects Game have been selected in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft, including Kyle Turris (BCHL), Riley Nash (BCHL), Beau Bennett (BCHL), Joe Colborne (AJHL) and Dylan Olsen (AJHL). Eleven Canadian Junior Hockey League players were selected in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.The 2010 CJHL Prospects Event will be hosted by the Dauphin Kings Junior A Hockey Team and Destination! Dauphin.

Game 1 of the series will played at Credit Union Place on Tuesday, December 7 at 7 p.m. CT, with Game 2 to follow on Wednesday, December 8 at 7 p.m. CT.

A two-game ticket package will be available for only $20 (adults), or single-game tickets can be purchased for $12 (adults) and $5 (students). Scout packages, which include tickets to both games and lounge access with snacks and non-alcohol beverages, will be available for $30. Game tickets and VIP packages are available at Dauphin Kings home games and the CUP North Ticket Office.


Anonymous said...

Congrats to Brody and Kyle on being selected. And congrats to all the SJHL players.

Anonymous said...

I love the fact that players on our very talented team are being recognized. Very exciting for both guys. Congrats.