With the NHL entry draft, Las Vegas expansion draft, and a free agent frenzy, a number of players with ties to Manitoba saw their hockey futures shift substantially.
Duke, a former Minnesota Wild draft pick back in 2014, has spent the last three years with the Brandon Wheat Kings.
Trouble appears to be popping up across the junior hockey landscape in Manitoba.
Former players from the WHL, the OHL, and the QMJHL are coming together to take on their governing body, the Canadian Hockey League (CHL).
With OCN’s closure, the MJHL loses a five-time league champion and a club that provided high-level hockey for Indigenous players
The northernmost team in the MJHL has enjoyed a lot of success in its tenure in the MJHL, winning the championship five times in a row between the years 1999-2003.