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Neepawa Natives
125px-Neepawa Natives
City: Neepawa, Manitoba
League: Manitoba Junior
Hockey League
Founded: 1989
Home Arena: Yellowhead Arena
Colors:               
Black, Red, White
General Manager: Myles Cathcart
Head Coach: Dustin Howden

The Neepawa Natives are a Canadian Junior "A" hockey team from Neepawa, Manitoba. They are members of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), a part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League and Hockey Canada.

The Natives entered the MJHL as an expansion team for the 1989-90 season. The team was privately owned until 2007, before becoming community owned.

see Natives History

Season-by-Season RecordEdit

Note: click on season for team rosters or on league for direct link to that season.

Season League GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts Finish Playoffs
1989-90 MJHL 52 10 42 0 - - - 20 5th North DNQ
1990-91 MJHL 48 12 34 2 - 212 331 26 5th North Lost Div Semi Final
1991-92 MJHL 48 15 31 1 1 198 252 32 5th North Lost Div Semi Final
1992-93 MJHL 48 21 24 1 2 222 206 45 4th North Lost Div Semi Final
1993-94 MJHL 56 27 25 2 2 --- --- 58 2nd Allard Lost Div Semi Final
1994-95 MJHL 56 32 20 2 2 237 218 68 1st Allard Lost Div Final
1995-96 MJHL 56 28 22 4 2 248 241 62 3rd Allard Lost Final
1996-97 MJHL 56 23 30 2 1 246 284 49 4th Allard Lost Div Semi Final
1997-98 MJHL 61 29 29 0 3 264 272 61 4th Allard Lost Div Semi Final
1998-99 MJHL 62 12 49 1 0 187 360 25 5th Allard DNQ
1999-00 MJHL 64 30 30 - 4 244 270 64 5th Allard DNQ
2000-01 MJHL 64 41 20 - 3 286 246 85 2nd Allard Lost Div Final
2001-02 MJHL 64 40 20 - 4 271 221 84 3rd Allard Lost Div Semi Final
2002-03 MJHL 64 28 30 - 6 266 300 62 5th S-Wood DNQ
2003-04 MJHL 64 37 18 5 4 236 193 83 2nd S-Wood Lost Div Semi Final
2004-05 MJHL 63 37 18 6 2 251 194 82 2nd S-Wood Lost Div Final
2005-06 MJHL 63 14 41 6 2 179 269 36 5th S-Wood DNQ
2006-07 MJHL 63 41 19 1 2 266 220 85 2nd S-Wood Lost Div Final
2007-08 MJHL 62 16 40 - 6 172 288 38 6th S-Wood DNQ
2008-09 MJHL 61 24 29 - 8 182 237 56 5th S-Wood Lost Div Semi Final
2009-10 MJHL 62 34 24 - 4 205 189 72 4th S-Wood Lost Div Semi Final
2010-11 MJHL 62 24 32 - 6 170 204 54 6th S-Wood DNQ
2011-12 MJHL 61 12 45 - 4 166 288 28 5th S-Wood DNQ
2012-13 MJHL 60 13 40 - 7 142 288 33 6th S-Wood DNQ
2013-14 MJHL 60 14 41 - 5 146 272 33 6th S-Wood DNQ
2014-15 MJHL 60 15 42 - 3 136 253 33 11th DNQ
2015-16 MJHL 60 13 45 - 2 129 312 28 11th DNQ
2016-17 MJHL

Team Canada West SelectionsEdit

selected to Team Canada West
Event Player Position
2006 World U-17 Hockey Challenge Mike Proudley Forward
2009 World U-17 Hockey Challenge Kyle Krzyzaniak Defense
2011 CJHL Prospects Series Brendan Dusik Defense
2014 World U-17 Hockey Challenge Tyson Verhelst Goaltender

MJHL Award Winners, League Leaders, & All-StarsEdit

Season Player Achievement
1994-95 Dale Isfeld Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Award
First All-Star Team
Don MacGillivray Coach of the Year
1995-96 Brent Kyle First Rookie All-Star Team
1997-98 Ron Shingoose Rookie All-Star Team
1998-99 Myles Kuharski Rookie of the Year
2000-01 Derek Miller Top Defenseman Award
First All-Star Team
Bryan White Most Goals (tied)
First All-Star Team
2001-02 Blaine Jarvis Rookie of the Year
First Rookie All-Star Team
T. J. Reid Third All-Star Team
Karson Gillespie Second Rookie All-Star Team
Chris Thorpe Second Rookie All-Star Team
2002-03 Riley Weselowski First Rookie All-Star Team
Dustin Norman First Rookie All-Star Team
2003-04 Greg Goodwin Top Goaltender Award
First All-Star Team
Riley Weselowski Top Defenseman Award
First All-Star Team
Craig Atkinson Coach of the Year
Devrin Stonehouse First Rookie All-Star Team
David Gordin Second Rookie All-Star Team
2004-05 Devrin Stonehouse Top Defenseman Award
First All-Star Team
Andrew Loewen Top Goals Against Average
Dustin Norman Second All-Star Team
Andrew Clark First Rookie All-Star Team
Kurt Jory Second Rookie All-Star Team
2005-06 Shane Jury Second Rookie All-Star Team
2006-07 Craig Atkinson Coach of the Year
Cody Pollon Rookie All-Star Team
2009-10 Tyler Swerdyliak Rookie All-Star Team
2012-13 Drake Lindsay Rookie All-Star Team
2014-15 Drake Lindsay Second All-Star Team

MJHL Scholarship WinnersEdit

Season Player Scholarship
2007-08 Carey Findlay MJHL Scholarship Fund

NHL AlumniEdit

Triston Grant Shane Hnidy Mark Kolesar Peter Leboutillier

NHL Draft PicksEdit

Draft Year Player Drafted by Round Overall
1993 Peter Leboutillier New York Islanders 6 144
1994 Shane Hnidy Buffalo Sabres 7 173
1995 Peter Leboutillier Anaheim Mighty Ducks 6 133
1999 Kyle Kettles Nashville Predators 7 205
2004 Triston Grant Philadelphia Flyers 9 286

Natives ListsEdit

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