Call it the RBC Hat Trick. For an unprecedented third consecutive
month, Selkirk Steelers’ standout Parker Thomas has been named the RBC
Player of the Month.
The Winnipeg product ended the regular season in strong fashion,
reflected in seven goals and 20 points in 10 games. Recently, the
20-year-old forward was honoured as the MJHL MVP for this season.
The runners up are 18 year old forward Corey Haverstick of the Virden
Oil Capitals and 18 year old forward Daniel Taillefer of the Steinbach
Sher-Wood Hockey Defenseman of the Month
For the second consecutive month, Joel Messner of the Selkirk
Steelers has been awarded the Sher-wood Hockey Defenseman of the Month.
In addition to his strong blueline play, he showed off his offensive
skills with two goals and 12 points in 10 games.
Messner, 19, who hails from Lorette, recently committed to University of Nebraska-Omaha.
The runners up are 18 year old Kevin Pochuk of the Virden Oil
Capitals and 20 year old Channing Bresciani of the Winnipeg Blues).
MGEU Goaltender of the Month
Dauphin Kings clinched the Sher-wood Division pennant due in large
part to excellent goaltending. The strong play of Jordan Piccolino has
resulted in the King netminder named the MGEU Goaltender of the Month
The 19-year-old posted a 4-2 record in February, highlited by a 1.50 GAA and .949 GAA.
The runners up are 18 year old Nathan Park of the Selkirk Steelers and 20 year old Braeden Ostepchuk of the Selkirk Steelers.
IBAM Rookie of the Month
Jake Dudar of Virden Oil Capitals has been awarded the IBAM Rookie of
the Month for February. The 17-year-old from Winnipeg tallied 10 points
(1-9) in 14 games for the Oil Caps.
The runners up are 18 year old forward Tyler Penner of the Steinbach
Pistons and 16 year old forward Tyler Jeanson of the Portage Terriers.
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)