By Brian Schultz
WINNIPEG — It’s a chance for amateur hockey players to showcase their skills on the ice in front of North American scouts.
MTS Iceplex is hosting the MJHL Showcase starting Monday night, where 11 games are scheduled to run through Wednesday, December 14.
“The league has personally invited 60 NCAA Division I schools along with 30 CIS Schools to our Showcase Weekend,” said MJHL commissioner Kim Davis.
“We’ll see scouts from many high-profile colleges and universities, including the University of North Dakota, University of Western Michigan and the University of Manitoba. Based on the feedback received, we are expecting a solid turnout.”
Scouts from the Western Hockey League and several NCAA Division III schools, in addition to NHL teams, including Winnipeg, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Pittsburgh are also expected to attend.
The opening night begins with the Selkirk Steelers and Portage Terriers at 7 p.m.
The complete schedule can be found at MJHLHockey.ca.