A pair of Winnipeg Blues veterans will be suiting up for the University of Manitoba for the upcoming season. Liam Bilton and Brett Brooks have both commited to play for the Bison after their junior careers came to an end this spring.
20 year old Brooks had a career high in goals (23), assists (39), points (62) and penalty minutes (107). Brooks says the competition in the MJHL helped prepare him for the college game.
"When I came back from the WHL I had an opportunity to Click here to continue
Joren Johnson Heading to Augustan
Blues forward Joren Johnson is heading to the University of Alberta Augustan to suit up with the Vikings for the upcoming season.
Johnson joined the Blues midway through the season from OCN.
The 20 year old notched 16 points in 43 games as well aa adding three assists in 9 playoff games for the Blues.Click here to continue
Winnipeg Blues defenseman Ryan Bittner has committed to Wisconsin-Stevens Point for the upcoming season.
The 20 year old defenseman put up 42 points in 57 games last season for the Blues. Bittner says the season was very good, but the end was disappointing.
"Definitely not how anyone of us wanted the season to end", Bittner says talking about the Blues early exit from the post season.
"For myself, I feel I had a pretty slow start but thought my game really picked up and I had a good Click here to continue
The Blues' spring camp takes place at the MTS Iceplex May 1-3, 2015. There are still a few spots open for defencemen/forwards born in 1997-2000. If interested, please contact Don at email@example.comClick here to continue
The Blues needed to pick up their game Thursday night in Steinbach if they wanted their season to continue.
However the Pistons jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first. Their first goal was on the powerplay 5:47 in. The Pistons got it to 2-0 with 8:08 left and finished off the period with 56 seconds remaining for a 3-0 advantage.
The second saw one more Pistons goal to make it 4-0 only 3:22 in. At that point backup Brian Archibald was called upon with the Click here to continue