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This is the 2018-19 Manitoba Junior Hockey League Season, the League's hundred and second season.

Preceded by
2017-18 MJHL Season
MJHL seasons Succeeded by
2019-20 MJHL Season

League NotesEdit

  • RBC ended sponorship of National Junior A Championship and scholarship program.
  • CJHL relabels scholarship program to Academic Player of the Year for each of the member leagues.
  • League announced four-year partnership agreement with CCM Hockey, they become the official hockey equipment supplier of the MJHL. CCM will be exclusive supplier of sticks, helmets, visors, pants and gloves.
  • Bantam Draft held in Winnipeg on June 3rd.
  • League limits the number of 20-year-olds a team can register to eight.
  • League requires all clubs to broadcast their home games in HD on the League's Hockey TV service.
  • League renamed Top Goaltender Award to Ed Belfour Top Goaltender Trophy.
  • League schedules Prospect Development Camp for July 26th to 29th at the Seven Oaks Arena.
  • League schedules Showcase for December 9th to 12th in Winnipeg at the MTS IcePlex.
  • SJHL and MJHL announced the MJHL/SJHL Showcase to be held in Regina, January 13th to 15th.
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers hosted a OCN Blizzard Night with game against Saskatchewan Roughriders.
  • Portage la Prairie selected to host 2020 National Junior A Championship.
  • CJHL announced national concussion program using HeadCheck Health software.
  • League announced a new league-wide corporate partnership with TELUS.
  • League and RBC introduced RBC - MJHL Community Ambassador Team and Community Award.
  • League announced they will hold a second U.S. Prospects Camp in Grand Forks, April 5th to 7th, 2019.

Regular SeasonEdit

Team GP W L OTL SOL GF GA PTS
1 Portage Terriers 60 46 11 2 1 276 149 95
2 Swan Valley Stampeders 60 42 13 3 2 250 165 89
3 Steinbach Pistons 60 39 17 4 0 194 127 82
4 Selkirk Steelers 60 34 20 3 3 205 179 74
5 Virden Oil Capitals 60 31 21 4 4 213 192 70
6 Winnipeg Blues 60 31 22 2 5 193 177 69
7 Dauphin Kings 60 29 25 3 3 182 195 64
8 Waywayseecappo Wolverines 60 28 27 2 3 159 174 61
9 Winkler Flyers 60 23 32 5 0 147 221 51
10 OCN Blizzard 60 18 40 2 0 148 258 38
11 Neepawa Natives 60 9 43 4 4 130 260 26

Note: win take from Selkirk, awarded to Dauphin, for using an ineligible player.

PlayoffsEdit

  Quarter-Finals Semi-Finals Turnbull Cup Final
                           
  1  Portage 4
8  Waywayseecappo 0
1  Portage 4  
5  Virden 0  
2  Swan Valley 4
  7  Dauphin 0
    1  Portage 4
  2  Swan Valley 3
  3  Steinbach 4
6  Winnipeg 2
2  Swan Valley 4
3  Steinbach 2  
4  Selkirk 2
  5  Virden 4

Manitoba / Saskatchewan PlayoffEdit

Anavet Cup Championship
Portage defeated Battlefords North Stars (SJHL) 4-games-to-1
Chase Brakel from Portage selected MVP
see 2019 Anavet Cup

Canada Championship TournamentEdit

National Junior A Championship
Portage failed to qualify for playoffs
see 2019 National Junior A Championship

Community Ambassador TeamEdit

RBC-MJHL logos
Team Player
Dauphin Kings Riley Shamray
Neepawa Natives Corbin Mariash
OCN Blizzard Tanner Barbeau
Portage Terriers Ty Barnstable
Selkirk Steelers Nolan Ferguson
Steinbach Pistons Matt Radomsky
Swan Valley Stampeders Tanner Glasrud
Virden Oil Capitals Parker Brakebill
Waywayseecappo Wolverines Isaac LaBelle
Winkler Flyers Riley Morgan
Winnipeg Blues Kelton Sutherland

CJHL World Junior A ChallengeEdit

selected to Team Canada West
Player Position Team
Reilly Funk Forward Portage Terriers
Matt Osadick Forward Swan Valley Stampeders
Matt Radomsky Goaltender Steinbach Pistons
see 2018 World Junior A Challenge

CJHL Prospects GameEdit

selected to Team Canada West
Player Position Team
Kyle Bettens Forward Steinbach Pistons
Reilly Funk Forward Portage Terriers
see 2019 CJHL Prospects Game

SJHL / MJHL ShowcaseEdit

see 2019 SJHL / MJHL Showcase

In Season AwardsEdit

Player of the Week Players of the Month Peak Performer of the Month
CJHL 3 Stars of the Month
Star Month Player Team
2 December Nathan Moore Portage Terriers
1 February Isaac LaBelle Wayway Wolverines

League LeadersEdit

Category Player Team Amount
Most Points Josh Tripp Swan Valley Stampeders 84
Most Goals Josh Tripp Swan Valley Stampeders 36
Most Assists Josh Tripp Swan Valley Stampeders 48
Top Goals Against Average Matt Radomsky Steinbach Pistons 2.06

Scoring LeadersEdit

Rank Player Team G A Pts
1 Josh Tripp Swan Valley Stampeders 36 48 84
2 Brad Goethals Swan Valley Stampeders 34 45 79
3 Tony Apetagon Winnipeg Blues 29 45 74
4 Nathan Halvorsen Selkirk Steelers 34 29 63
Matt Osadick Swan Valley Stampeders 29 34 63
6 Kolton Kanaski Virden Oil Capitals 32 30 62
7 Brendan Martin Steinbach Pistons 31 27 58
8 Connor Barley Selkirk Steelers 31 26 57
9 Joey Moffatt Portage Terriers 26 30 56
10 Noah Basarab Selkirk Steelers 28 27 55
Bennett Dalke Virden Oil Capitals 22 33 55
Quintin Sudom Swan Valley Stampeders 16 39 55

AwardsEdit

Trophy Winner Team
MVP Josh Tripp Swan Valley Stampeders
Top Goaltender Jeremy Link Winnipeg Blues
Top Defenseman Quintin Sudom Swan Valley Stampeders
Rookie of the Year Owen Murray Portage Terriers
Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Bennett Dalke Virden Oil Capitals
Coach of the Year Blake Spiller Portage Terriers
Scoring Champion Josh Tripp Swan Valley Stampeders
Community Award Matt Radomsky Steinbach Pistons
Playoff MVP Sam Huston Portage Terriers

CJHL AwardsEdit

Player Team Category
Blake Spiller Portage Terriers Coach of the Year

ScholarshipsEdit

Scholarship Player Team
Academic Player of the Year Drayson Skulmoski Neepawa Natives
MJHL Scholarship Fund Griffin Chwaliboga Winnipeg Blues
Bennett Dalke Virden Oil Capitals
Jeremy Link Winnipeg Blues
Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba Tyson McConnell Steinbach Pistons

All-Star TeamsEdit

First All-Star Team
Tony ApetagonBrad GoethalsJosh Tripp
Winnipeg BluesSwan Valley StampedersSwan Valley Stampeders
Quintin SudomTroy Williams
Swan Valley StampedersSteinbach Pistons
Jeremy Link & Matt Radomsky (tied)
Winnipeg BluesSteinbach Pistons
Second All-Star Team
Ty BarnstableNathan HalvorsenBrendan Martin
Portage TerriersSelkirk SteelersSteinbach Pistons
Tristen CrossRiley Shamray
Virden Oil CapitalsDauphin Kings
Rookie All-Star Team
Kyle BettensJay BuchholzReece Henry
Steinbach PistonsPortage TerriersPortage Terriers
Colby JaquetOwen Murray
Selkirk SteelersPortage Terriers
Nathan Moore
Portage Terriers

Alumni NewsEdit

see 2018-19 MJHL Alumni News

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