RECENT NEEPAWA NATIVES NEWS
By Dickie Dunn
Noah Morin– Lorette, MB – Goal
6’2 – 165 lbs
MP 1821.35 Wins 17 – Losses 14 – GAA 2.44 – SV % .913
Playoffs – 2.18/.933
The Neepawa Natives have signed Eastman Selects goaltender Noah Morin for the upcoming season. The Lorette native was a key member of the surging Selects team who took the eventual league champion Winnipeg Wild to a decisive game 5 match up. “Noah plays his angles, challenges the shooters and is a large body in the net. He is an athletic goaltender with a technical side of the game. Noah has lots of character and leadership qualities which further strengthens the room”, stated Neepawa Natives General Manager Myles Cathcart.
DO YOU HAVE YOUR SEASON TICKET?
Early bird ticket prices for this upcoming season are just $229.00. That’s an average cost of just $7.90 per game, among the lowest in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League!
The first 100 season ticket purchasers will be eligible for chance at a cash draw for $1,000!
Season tickets are available by contacting Derek Pearson at (204) 841-1425 or the Neepawa Banner office at (204) 476-3401. You can also sign up online and a member of the Natives organization will call to take payment.
The early bird deadline is on Monday, Aug 14, then season tickets will be $249.00
Season tickets available by contacting Derek Pearson at (204) 841-1425 or the Neepawa Banner at (204) 476-3401.
07/13/2017, 9:30pm CDT
By Dickie Dunn
Ben Hilhorst – Killarney, MB – Defense
Pilot Mound Buffaloes
6’2 – 195 lbs
GP 67 – Goals 23 – Assists 33 – Points 56 – Penalty Minutes 80
The Neepawa Natives are pleased to announce the signing of 6’2 defenseman Ben Hilhorst from Killarney, MB. Hilhorst played last season with the Pilot Mound Buffaloes of the CSSHL (Canadian Sport School Hockey League).
“Ben is a big strong d-man that takes pride in his defensive zone but has an offensive upside. He sees the ice well, has a great first pass and plays very physical. He is hard to play against and he plays an honest hockey game”, stated Neepawa Natives General Manager Myles Cathcart.
Gabe Comeau – East St. Paul, MB
5’11 – 160 lbs
GP 44 – Goals 5 – Assists 8 – Points 13 – Penalty Minutes 36
Jesse Gibbons – Winnipeg, MB
6’0 – 180 lbs
GP 72 – Goals 17 – Assists 26 – Points 43 – Penalty Minutes 74
The Neepawa Natives continue to shape their roster for the upcoming season with the latest additions of Gabe Comeau (99D) and Jesse Gibbons (99F). According to the General Manager Myles Cathcart both players will bring their own game to the roster.
“Comeau is skilled defenseman with a great skating ability. He anticipates the play, moves the puck and joins an offensive chance. He will complement the veteran d-core”. Gibbons is an energy player good skill set, he finishes his checks and does not take a shift off.”
The Neepawa Natives organization would like to welcome Gabe and Jesse to the team for the 2017/18 season.