This is the 2004-05 Manitoba Junior Hockey League Season, the League's eighty eighth season.

Preceded by
2003-04 MJHL Season
MJHL Seasons Succeeded by
2005-06 MJHL Season

League NotesEdit

  • St. James Canadians fold.
  • Showcase Weekend introduced, held October 8th to 10th at Dakota Community Centre in Winnipeg.

Regular SeasonEdit

Addison Division
Selkirk Steelers 63 34 23 4 2 254 224 74
Winnipeg South Blues 63 32 23 6 2 251 217 72
Winkler Flyers 63 29 23 6 5 225 203 69
Winnipeg Saints 63 28 24 4 7 214 209 67
Southeast Blades 63 7 50 2 4 165 331 20
Sher-Wood Division
Portage Terriers 63 39 18 5 1 237 191 84
Neepawa Natives 63 37 18 6 2 251 194 82
Dauphin Kings 63 32 25 5 1 228 199 70
OCN Blizzard 63 29 22 8 4 221 221 70
Swan Valley Stampeders 63 30 28 5 0 210 230 65
Waywayseecappo Wolverines 63 20 32 8 3 202 240 51

Showcase Weekend
All 11 MJHL teams plus the Borderland Thunder of the Superior International Junior Hockey League, played 3 games in 3 days, in front of scouts from all over North America. Games counted in regular season standings.
Thunder Games
Friday: defeated Wayway 5-3
Saturday: tied Dauphin 4-4
Sunday: lost to Portage 2-1


  Division Semi-Finals Division Finals Turnbull Cup Championship
  1  Selkirk Steelers 4  
4  Winnipeg Saints 1  
  1  Selkirk Steelers 4  
Addison Division
  2  Winnipeg South Blues 3  
2  Winnipeg South Blues 4
  3  Winkler Flyers 1  
    1  Selkirk Steelers 2
  1  Portage Terriers 4
  1  Portage Terriers 4  
4  OCN Blizzard 2  
1  Portage Terriers 4
Sher-Wood Division
  2  Neepawa Natives 1  
2  Neepawa Natives 4
  3  Dauphin Kings 2  

Manitoba / Saskatchewan PlayoffEdit

Anavet Cup Championship
Portage defeated Yorkton Terriers (SJHL) 4-games-to-2
Jordan McIntyre from Portage selected MVP
see 2005 Anavet Cup

Canada Championship TournamentEdit

Royal Bank Cup Championship
Portage failed to qualify for playoffs
see 2005 Royal Bank Cup

World U-17 Hockey ChallengeEdit

selected to Team Canada West
Player Position Team
Lyle Loewen Assistant Coach Southeast Blades
see 2005 World U-17 Hockey Challenge

All-Star Challenge WeekendEdit

Prospects Game
Jordan Cyr scored a pair of goals, including the game winner, as Addison Division rallied from a 4-2 deficit to defeat Sher-Wood Division 6-4 in the MJHL Prospects Game held at Neepawa on Saturday, January 29.

see 2005 MJHL Prospects Game

All-Star Game
The Sher-Wood Division spotted their Addison Division counterparts a 2-0 lead before opening the floodgates en route to an 8-3 victory in the annual MJHL All-Star Game held Sunday afternoon at Neepawa.

see 2005 MJHL All-Star Game

In Season AwardsEdit

Player of the Week Players of the Month

League LeadersEdit

Category Player Team Amount
Most Points A.J. Tucker Waywayseecappo Wolverines 82
Most Goals Ryan Garbutt Winnipeg South Blues 47
Most Assists A.J. Tucker Waywayseecappo Wolverines 55
Top Goals Against Average Andrew Loewen Neepawa Natives 2.65

Scoring LeadersEdit

Rank Player Team G A Pts
1 A.J. Tucker Waywayseecappo Wolverines 27 55 82
2 Ryan Garbutt Winnipeg South Blues 47 34 81
Steve Haddon Portage Terriers 36 45 81
4 Josh Froese Winkler Flyers 29 49 78
5 Adam Corrin Winnipeg South Blues 36 40 76
6 Andrew Jackman Portage Terriers 31 44 75
Matt Ostash Winkler Flyers 30 45 75
8 Mark Hartman Neepawa Natives 28 46 74
9 Dustin Norman Neepawa Natives 36 37 73
10 Adam Sergerie Selkirk Steelers 33 39 72
Steven Sleep Selkirk Steelers 24 48 72


Trophy Winner Team
MVP Ryan Garbutt Winnipeg South Blues
Top Goaltender Brett Koscielny Dauphin Kings
Top Defenseman Devrin Stonehouse Neepawa Natives
Rookie of the Year Matt Ostash Winkler Flyers
Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Adam Corrin Winnipeg South Blues
Coach of the Year Don MacGillivray Portage Terriers
Scoring Champion A.J. Tucker Waywayseecappo Wolverines
Playoff MVP Steve Haddon Portage Terriers

CJAHL AwardEdit

Player Team Category
Ryan Garbutt Winnipeg South Blues MJHL Player of the Year


Scholarship Player Team
RBC Financial Group Jordan Cyr Selkirk Steelers
Ed Belfour
High Performance Award
Ryan Garbutt Winnipeg South Blues
Dean Yakura Southeast Blades
Frank McKinnon Award Justin Chuchmuch Waywayseecappo Wolverines

All-Star TeamsEdit

First All-Star Team
Ryan GarbuttSteve HaddonA.J. Tucker
Winnipeg South BluesPortage TerriersWayway Wolverines
Devrin StonehouseKip Workman
Neepawa NativesPortage Terriers
Brett Koscielny
Dauphin Kings
Second All-Star Team
Josh FroeseDustin NormanTyler Scofield
Winkler FlyersNeepawa NativesOCN Blizzard
Alex LentowichTyler Milford
Selkirk SteelersOCN Blizzard
Stefan Drew
Portage Terriers
First Rookie All-Star Team
Andrew ClarkJordan CyrMatt Ostash
Neepawa NativesSelkirk SteelersWinkler Flyers
Jordan PernarowskiWade Poplawski
Dauphin KingsWinnipeg South Blues
Blaine Neufeld
Winkler Flyers
Second Rookie All-Star Team
Nicholas FoisyZack McMillanJason Yuel
Wayway WolverinesWinkler FlyersWinnipeg Saints
Travis AveryJason Gray
Winkler FlyersWinnipeg South Blues
Kurt Jory
Neepawa Natives

Alumni NewsEdit

see 2004-05 MJHL Alumni News

Alumni news

in the NewsEdit

NHL Entry Draft


  • Shane Hnidy signed a one year contract with the Nashville Predators.


  • Darcy Hordichuk signed a one year contract extension with the Florida Panthers.


  • Shane Hnidy signed a contract with the Florida Everblades of the ECHL.
  • Paul Dyck played for Team Canada at the Spengler Cup.
  • Erik Petersen coached for Denmark at the World Championship.


  • Krister Toews named CWUAA Most Outstanding Freshman and to Second All-Star Team & All-Rookie Team.
  • Andrew Murray named CHA Player of the Year and Student-Athlete of the Year, also to First All-Star Team.
  • Travis Zajac named to WCHA All-Rookie Team.
  • Andrew Murray named to All-USCHO Third-Team.


  • Travis Zajac named to NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team.

National Hockey LeagueEdit


Major Junior PlayersEdit

University & College PlayersEdit


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