RINK Hockey Academy News
The Rink Hockey Academy remained unbeaten at the WHL/CSSHL Showcase hosted by the Saskatoon Blades as Day 3 came to a close.
Players of the Game
Rink Hockey Academy: Skyler Bruce (Winnipeg, MB)
Shawnigan Lake School: Seiya Tanaka-Campbell (Mill Bay, BC)
The Steinbach Pistons of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League have signed Canadian Sport School Hockey League student athlete Matt Thiessen.
Thiessen, 17, started 18 games with the Rink Hockey Academy Midget Prep team during the 2016-17 season, posting a record of 12-6-0 with a 2.93 goals-against average and a .917 save-percentage, along with one shutout.
The Altona, Man. product also registered a 2-0-0 record during the post-season, along with a 2.50 goals-against average and a .919 save-percentage.
Thiessen made his MJHL debut on March 1 of last season, stopping 27-of-30 shots between the pipes for the Pistons in a 3-1 loss to Neepawa.
The Steinbach Pistons of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League have signed Canadian Sport School Hockey League student athlete Jack Lenchyshyn.
Lenchyshyn, 17, recorded 25 points (3-22-25) in 30 games with the Rink Hockey Academy Midget Prep team during the 2016-17 season.
The 6-foot defenceman and product of Steinbach, Man. appeared in four post-season contests with Rink, registering four penalty minutes.
Lenchyshyn made his MJHL debut this past season, appearing in five regular season games and seven playoff games with the Pistons.