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Mike Keane - Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Over the weekend, a member of our ownership group, Mike Keane, had the honour of being inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. Mike was a part of five athletes, two builders and two teams who were inducted on Saturday at the Victoria Inn. Mike has been apart of the owenership group at The Rink since day 1 and plays an integral part to the business.

​Mike enters the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame a three time Stanley Cup Champion with the Montreal Canadiens, Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars.  In 1161 NHL regular season games Keane had 470 points, along with 74 points in his 220 playoff games. Mike wrapped up his career in the AHL with the hometown Manitoba Moose, where his number was later retired and raised to the rafters.

Click here for the full list of 2016 Inductees to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.

 

Jack Rodewald- Wichita Thunder

Wichita Thunder forward Jack Rodewald is entering his second full year of pro hockey but you could say there is no sophmore slump for him. Rodewald registered 3 goals and 1 assist for 4 points in a pair of games over the weekend for the Thunder. Rodewald now has 8 points in 6 games, good enough to be leading the Thunder in scoring. The Wichita Thunder are the main affiliate for the AHL's Binghampton Senators.

Click here for the game summary where Jack scored two goals in a 5-3 loss.

Jack takes part in the Pro group over the Summer at The Rink

Jett Woo- Team Canada U17

​Moose Jaw Warriors defensemen Jett Woo was a part of Team Canada at the recent World Under-17 Hockey Championships in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario as a member of Team Canada White. Woo had a stellar tournament where he was named to the World Under-17 All-Star team. Woo had 1 goal and 3 assists for 4 points in 6 games for Canada. Jett was also the team captain for Team Canada White. Woo currently has 7 points in 12 games for the Warriors in the WHL this season.

Jett took part in the Laker Academy powered by The Rink.

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Honourable Weekly Mentions: Drew Anderson- Steinbach Pistons (4 assists, 3 games)

​​Last week was the first week of our Winter Programs running until March. There are still limited spots availble in different prgrams running throughout the week. Programs include Position Specific, Performance, Power Skating, Shooting and Small Area Games.

​If you are interested in keep your game fine tuned throughout the season, please email us at info@therink.ca or call 204-489-7465 for information!

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WELL THAT’S A WRAP ON EPISODE 184 of  “THE WEEKLY WORD”

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