This is the 2007-08 Manitoba Junior Hockey League Season, the League's ninety first season.

Preceded by
2006-07 MJHL Season
MJHL Seasons Succeeded by
2008-09 MJHL Season

League NotesEdit

  • Southeast Blades are sold, and relocated to Beausejour, retaining the Blades name.
  • League scheduled Showcase Weekend for October 5th to 7th at Dakota Community Centre in Winnipeg.
  • Royal Bank Cup renamed RBC Cup.
  • Winkler to host Canadian Junior A Hockey League Prospects Game.

Regular SeasonEdit

Addison Division
Selkirk Steelers 62 44 12 1 5 260 168 94
Winnipeg Saints 62 45 14 1 2 345 191 93
Winnipeg South Blues 62 38 17 5 2 260 228 83
Winkler Flyers 62 33 23 2 4 235 224 72
Beausejour Blades 62 7 50 1 4 165 400 19
Sher-Wood Division
Portage Terriers 62 42 15 0 5 278 188 89
Waywayseecappo Wolverines 62 37 23 1 1 302 210 76
Dauphin Kings 62 32 28 2 0 241 239 66
Swan Valley Stampeders 62 25 28 5 4 219 273 59
OCN Blizzard 62 22 36 4 0 204 272 48
Neepawa Natives 62 16 40 4 2 172 288 38


  Division Semi-Finals Division Finals Turnbull Cup Championship
  1  Selkirk Steelers 1  
4  Winkler Flyers 4  
  4  Winkler Flyers 1  
Addison Division
  2  Winnipeg Saints 4  
2  Winnipeg Saints 4
  3  Winnipeg South Blues 1  
    2  Winnipeg Saints 1
  1  Portage Terriers 4
  1  Portage Terriers 4  
4  Swan Valley Stampeders 3  
1  Portage Terriers 4
Sher-Wood Division
  3  Dauphin Kings 0  
2  Wayway Wolverines 3
  3  Dauphin Kings 4  

Manitoba / Saskatchewan PlayoffEdit

Anavet Cup Championship
Portage lost to Humboldt Broncos (SJHL) 4-games-to-none
see 2008 Anavet Cup

CJAHL World Junior A ChallengeEdit

selected to Team Canada West
Player Position Team
Wes Pawluk Forward Selkirk Steelers
Derek Robinson Defense Beausejour Blades
see 2007 World Junior A Challenge

CJAHL Prospects GameEdit

Commissioner Davis with MJHL prospects

Commissioner Kim Davis with MJHL prospects

selected to Team Canada West
Player Position Team
Darren Bestland Defense Selkirk Steelers
Sean Collins Forward Wayway Wolverines
Andrew Hewett Defense Winnipeg South Blues
Caleb Suderman Defense Winkler Flyers
Stephan Vigier Forward Swan Valley Stampeders
Dezsi Wiens Goaltender Wayway Wolverines
selected to Coach
Team West Team East
Ken Pearson Winnipeg South Blues Blake Spiller Portage Terriers
Mark Thiessen Winkler Flyers Ernie Sutherland Winkler Flyers
see 2007 CJAHL Prospects Game @ Winkler, Manitoba

World U-17 Hockey ChallengeEdit

selected to Team Canada West
Player Position Team
Paul Bonar Defense Swan Valley Stampeders
Brett Chartier Forward Winnipeg Saints
Paul Sohor Defense Selkirk Steelers
see 2008 World U-17 Hockey Challenge

All-Star Challenge WeekendEdit

Prospects Game
Goaltenders Jordan Dreger and Dezsi Wiens kept the game scoreless in the first. It was 2-2, middle of the second, when teams changed goalies. Then Sher-Wood scored four unanswered goals, including 2 by Myles Stevens, Sher-Wood Player of the Game, and Kent Henry shut the door as Sher-Wood cruised to a 6-2 victory.

see 2008 MJHL Prospects Game

All-Star Game
Sean Collins proved to be a driving force in Sher-Wood's 15-9 victory over Addison, scoring four goals and assisting on another. He was named Sher-Wood Player of the Game, and Adam Pleskach was named Addison.

see 2008 MJHL All-Star Game

In Season AwardsEdit

Player of the Week Players of the Month

League LeadersEdit

Category Player Team Amount
Most Points Bryan Kauk Dauphin Kings 128
Most Goals Matt Gingera Winnipeg Saints 66
Most Assists Bryan Kauk Dauphin Kings 78
Top Goals Against Average Gavin McHale Portage Terriers 2.58

Scoring LeadersEdit

Rank Player Team G A Pts
1 Bryan Kauk Dauphin Kings 50 78 128
2 Sean Collins Wayway Wolverines 51 64 115
3 Matt Gingera Winnipeg Saints 66 45 111
Carter Davis Wayway Wolverines 44 67 111
5 Adam Pleskach Selkirk Steelers 52 56 108
6 Jason Bowles Wayway Wolverines 35 66 101
7 Jeremy Dawes Portage Terriers 49 49 98
8 Russ Payne Selkirk Steelers 43 53 96
9 Mike Audino Portage Terriers 32 62 94
10 Dan Watt Winnipeg Saints 33 60 93


Trophy Winner Team
MVP Bryan Kauk Dauphin Kings
Top Goaltender Gavin McHale Portage Terriers
Top Defenseman Jason Gray Winnipeg South Blues
Rookie of the Year Stephan Vigier Swan Valley Stampeders
Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Sean Collins Wayway Wolverines
Coach of the Year Blake Spiller Portage Terriers
Scoring Champion Bryan Kauk Dauphin Kings
Playoff MVP Cody Pollon Portage Terriers

CJAHL AwardEdit

Player Team Category
Stephan Vigier Swan Valley Stampeders MJHL Player of the Year


Scholarship Player Team
RBC Financial Group Gavin McHale Portage Terriers
MJHL Scholarship Fund Carey Findlay Neepawa Natives
Gavin McHale Portage Terriers
Andrew Rewucki Selkirk Steelers

All-Star TeamsEdit

First All-Star Team
Jeremy DawesMatt GingeraBryan Kauk
Portage TerriersWinnipeg SaintsDauphin Kings
Jason GrayBrock Turner
Winnipeg South BluesWayway Wolverines
Gavin McHale
Portage Terriers
Second All-Star Team
Sean CollinsRuss PayneAdam Pleskach
Wayway WolverinesSelkirk SteelersSelkirk Steelers
Drew EllementA.J. Spiller
Winnipeg South BluesPortage Terriers
Alan Armour
Selkirk Steelers
Rookie All-Star Team
Eli HalcrowNick LazorkoStephan Vigier
Beausejour BladesWinkler FlyersSwan Valley Stampeders
Scott MacaulaySteven Shamanski
Winnipeg SaintsDauphin Kings
Mathew Shenher
Selkirk Steelers

Alumni NewsEdit

see 2007-08 MJHL Alumni News

Alumni news

in the NewsEdit

NHL Entry Draft


  • Darcy Hordichuk signed a one year contract extension with the Nashville Predators.
  • Shane Hnidy signed a two year contract with the Anaheim Ducks.


  • Ron Hextall inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.


  • Cody McLeod made his NHL debut on December 19 with the Colorado Avalanche.
  • Erik Petersen coached for Denmark at the World Junior Championship.
  • Andrew Murray made his NHL debut on December 27 with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
    Also on December 27, Cody McLeod scored his first NHL goal beating "The Dominator" Dominik Hašek.


  • Andrew Murray scored his first NHL goal on January 2 against J.S. Giguère of the Anaheim Ducks.
  • Shane Hnidy traded to the Boston Bruins by the Anaheim Ducks.
  • Jordin Tootoo signed a two year contract extension with the Nashville Predators.


  • Chay Genoway selected WCHA Defensive Player of the Week (2/19).
  • Ron Hextall inducted into the Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame.
  • Manitoba Bisons head coach Don MacGillivray named Canada West Hockey Coach of the Year.


  • Darren Helm made his NHL debut on March 13, with the Detroit Red Wings.
  • Landon Kroeker and the SAIT Trojans won the ACAC Hockey Championship.
  • Columbus Blue Jackets re-signed Andrew Murray to a three-year, one-way contract.
  • Jeff Penner signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins.


  • Jordin Tootoo scored his first NHL playoff goal against the Detroit Red Wings on April 10.
  • Chay Genoway named to NCAA Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team.
  • Travis Zajac scored his first NHL playoff goal against the Ottawa Senators.
  • Travis Hamonic and Team Canada won gold at the IIHF World U-18 Junior Hockey Championship.
  • Cody McLeod scored his first playoff goal against the Detroit Red Wings on April 29.



  • Darren Helm and the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup.
  • Triston Grant traded to the Nashville Predators by the Philadelphia Flyers.

National Hockey LeagueEdit


Major Junior PlayersEdit

University & CollegeEdit


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