The Winkler Flyers have signed 17-year-old defenseman Drake Burgin for the 2018-2019 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season.

Burgin is a smooth skating, smart defender who will increase the skill level of the Flyers blueline.

Burgin played last season with the Winnipeg Wild in the Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League, capturing the league title.

The 6’0”, 165lbs defenseman recorded 18 points (4 goals – 14 qssists) in 44 regular season games this past year.

During the 2017-2018 Manitoba Junior Hockey League pre-season, Burgin showed very well in a Flyers’ uniform scoring two goals in the club’s first exhibition game.

“After a strong preseason with us last year and having spent time developing his game with coach Paul Kruger, we are very happy to have Drake become a member of the Winkler Flyers,” said Flyers head coach and general manager Ken Pearson.

“His ability to move pucks and defend, along with having won a championship in AAA Midget will help make him successful,” added Pearson.


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Monday, October 15th

Los Angeles at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.
Dallas at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
Detroit at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Nashville, 7 p.m.

Major League Baseball
National League
Championship Series
Milwaukee at Los Angeles, 6:39 p.m.
(best of 7 series tied 1-1)

San Francisco at Green Bay, 7:15 p.m.


Sunday, October 14th

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Pembina Valley 7 Norman 4
Central Plains 6 Parkland 4
Wpg Wild 4 Brandon 2
Southwest 4 Eastman 2
Wpg Thrashers 6 Yellowhead 4
Kenora 5 Interlake 1

Eastman 2 Pembina Valley 1 (OT)

Pembina Valley 7 Stonewall 4

Portage 8 Neepawa 2
Wpg Blues 2 Waywayseecappo 1
Swan Valley 3 Steinbach 2

Winnipeg 3 Carolina 1
New Jersey 3 San Jose 2
Anaheim 3 St. Louis 2

Major League Baseball
American League
Championship Series
Boston 7 Houston 5
(best of 7 series tied 1-1)

Minnesota 27 Arizona 17
Atlanta 34 Tampa Bay 29
L.A. Chargers 38 Cleveland 14
N.Y. Jets 42 Indianapolis 34
Seattle 27 Oakland 3
Washington 23 Carolina 17
Houston 20 Buffalo 13
Pittsburgh 28 Cincinnati 21
Miami 31 Chicago 28 (OT)
L.A. Rams 23 Denver 20
Dallas 40 Jacksonville 7 
Baltimore 21 Tennessee 0
New England 43 Kansas City 40 

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