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Taras McEwen named Winnipeg Blues General Manager

Winnipeg, MB – The Winnipeg Blues announced on Tuesday that it has named Taras McEwen its new General Manager.

McEwen joined the ICE organization in 2017 as the team’s Manager of Scouting. In 2018, McEwen’s duties expanded and his title was changed to Manager, Scouting and Hockey Operations.

In addition to his role with the Blues, McEwen will continue his responsibilities with the Western Hockey League’s Winnipeg ICE.

Before joining the ICE, McEwen held a position in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League as the Hockey Operations Assistant and Assistant Coach of the Notre Dame Hounds. He also held two coaching positions in the Prairie Junior Hockey League including Assistant Coach of the Ochapowace Thunder (2013-2015) and Head Coach of Fort Knox (2015-2016).



The Winnipeg Blues – based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – is a team within the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. The team was founded in 1930 and is formerly known as the Winnipeg Monarchs, Fort Garry Blues and Winnipeg South Blues.

The Blues/ Monarchs franchise has won 17 Turnbull Cups as MJHL champions, two Anavet Cups and six Abbott Cups. The Monarchs were also three-time Memorial Cup champions. The 1995 Winnipeg South Blues have been inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame under the team category.


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