Power Smart All-Star ChallengeEdit
The best of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League and the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League joined up for a two day festival of all-star hockey and it kicked off January 19 in Winkler with the SJHL's Dodge Division defeating the MJHL's Addison Division 11-9.
John Schultz (Battlefords North Stars) led all scorers with three goals. Other SJHL scorers were Troy Boisjoci (Kindersley Klippers), Pat Baum (La Ronge Ice Wolves), Tyrel Friskey (Nipawin Hawks), Garrett Cameron (Melfort Mustangs), Cody Stearne (Kindersley Klippers), Derek Allan (Nipawin Hawks), Sheldon Wing (Flin Flon Bombers) and Jean-Guy Gervais (Nipawin Hawks). Leading the MJHL all-stars with were Mark Olafson, Steve Lajoie and James Marquis with a pair each. Singles went to Mike Pinette, Steve Mullin and Colin Tetrault. Marquis was named the Addison Division MVP.
On Sunday, January 20th, the Battle of the Border in Estevan, Saskatchewan saw the SJHL's Sher-Wood Division defeated the MJHL's Allard Division 7-2. Myles Fee was choosen the game's best defenseman.