WINNIPEG, MB – The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) and Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) are pleased to announce that the joint SJHL-MJHL Showcase will return for the 2021-22 season. The showcase event will be held January 25-26, 2022 at the impressive Seven Oaks Sportsplex in Winnipeg, MB.
The joint Showcase will feature 3 teams from each league made up of the top 60 players in the SJHL and in the MJHL. The 3 teams representing each league will consist of players aged 16 to 20 who will be selected by the coaches from their respective leagues. One team will be comprised of players who are 18 and under and two teams will be made up of players who are 20 and under – Each team will play 2 games during the event.
“The MJHL is pleased to continue our strong partnership with the SJHL and we are extremely excited to host this amazing event in Manitoba, especially after not being able to hold the event last season. This event gives athletes from each league an amazing opportunity to showcase their skills and abilities in a high-performance environment for scouts from all higher levels of hockey.” Kevin Saurette, MJHL Commissioner.
Annually, the Showcase is heavily attended by NHL, NCAA, Major Junior, and University Programs from across North America and this event will be another important step for SJHL & MJHL athletes in attracting the attention of the many scouts/coaches that will be in attendance.
“We look forward to building off the success of the previous three years of the joint Showcase held in Saskatchewan and are ecstatic to be able to provide this wonderful opportunity for our elite athletes once again.” Bill Chow, SJHL President.
Please stay tuned for further exciting SJHL / MJHL Showcase announcements to come.