Cody Nelson of the Virden Oil Capitals has been Manitoba Pork Peak Performer for the Month of January.
The 20-year-old forward has been recognized for his outstanding leadership skills both on and off the ice.
“Cody volunteered as an instructor at the Southwest Peewee
Development Camp, sharing his passion and knowledge of hockey with the
young players,” MJHL Commissioner Kim Davis said of Nelson’s selection.
“The Camp included two speaking sessions where Cody addressed the
players and their parents about his work ethic and daily routine and
what it took to become a Junior ‘A’ hockey player.”
Nelson, who hails from Brandon, has demonstrated strong public
speaking skills and a willingness to share his personal experiences with
“Recently, Cody spoke in front of the entire Virden Collegiate
student body at their WE Day event and is a tremendous ambassador for
the Oil Capitals,” said Davis.
Nelson was a Peak Performer on the ice as well, recording six points (3-3) in the month of January.
“Cody is a true ambassador of the Oil Capitals and the MJHL,” said
Davis. “He a worthy winner of this award. The MJHL and Manitoba Pork
Council congratulate Cody Nelson on his award.”
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