The Winkler Flyers Hockey Club is pleased to announce changes to their hockey operations staff for the 2018-19 season.

Ken Pearson, who has served as General Manager and Head Coach for the last seven seasons, is relinquishing his head coaching duties, allowing Steve Mullin to take over behind the bench.

Pearson will continue to serve as General Manager.

Previously, Mullin served as Assistant Coach.

“We are really excited about this transition in our organization,” said Flyers President Nathan Elias. “Steve is an excellent coach and will do a great job in continuing what we have built over the previous seasons.”

Pearson has accumulated a regular season record of 519-295-62-14 over 16 seasons in the MJHL.

“This transition is something we have talked about for some time,” said Pearson. “Steve and I think the game the same way and as we move into a different stage as a team, this move makes a lot of sense.”

Mullin has been with the Flyers through all of the success over the last six years. This will be his first head coaching job in the MJHL.

“It is an honour to take on this new position,” said Mullin. “We have a great program here in Winkler and I look forward to continuing to build a winner on and off the ice.”

Mullin played two years in the MJHL with Winkler from 2000 to 2002, appearing in two Turnbull Trophy Championships with the Flyers. He went on to play four seasons at the University of Maine, and then played one season in the ECHL with the Texas Wildcatters.

Mullin’s head coaching experience includes a Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League Championship season with the Pembina Valley Hawks in 2010.

Assistant coaches will be named at a later date.


photo courtesy Winkler Flyers

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Friday, October 19th

CFL
Ottawa 35 Hamilton 31
B.C. 42 Edmonton 32

Zone 4 High School Hockey League
Miller 6 Morden 0
Pembina 9 Portage Collegiate 8 (OT)

MJHL
Winkler 1 OCN 0 (OT)
Dauphin 3 Waywayseecappo 2
Selkirk 3 Swan Valley 3
(suspended at 10:33 of 2nd period)

MMJHL
Charleswood 4 Pembina Valley 3 (OT)

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Showcase @ Portage
Wpg Wild 3 Pembina Valley 0
Southwest 3 Wpg Thrashers 2
Norman 5 Central Plains 2

MFMHL
Pembina Valley 5 Eastman 3

WHL
Brandon 5 Everett 2

AHL
Manitoba 4 San Antonio 1

NHL
Florida 6 Washington 5 (SO)
Minnesota 3 Dallas 1
Nashville 5 Calgary 3

Major League Baseball
National League
Championship Series
Milwaukee 7 Los Angeles 2
(best of 7 series tied 3-3)

NBA
Toronto 113 Boston 101
Charlotte 120 Orlando 88
Brooklyn 107 New York 105 
New Orleans 149 Sacramento 129 
Minnesota 131 Cleveland 123
Memphis 131 Atlanta 117
Milwaukee 118 Indiana 101
Golden State 124 Utah 123
L.A. Clippers 108 Oklahoma City 92

Saturday, October 20th

CFL
Montreal at Toronto, 3 p.m.
Saskatchewan at Calgary, 6 p.m.

Zone 4 High School Hockey League
Carman vs Northlands Parkway
@ Winkler, 7:30 p.m.

MFMHL
Pembina Valley vs Wpg Ice
@ Morden, 7:30 p.m.

Winnipeg AAA Bantam Hockey League
Pembina Valley vs Brandon
@ Morden, 3:15 p.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Showcase @ Portage
Yellowhead vs Eastman, 1 p.m.
Southwest vs Norman, 2 p.m.
Parkland vs Interlake, 3:30 p.m.
Wpg Wild vs Kenora, 4:30 p.m.
Brandon vs Wpg Thrashers, 6:30 p.m.
Central Plains vs Wpg Bruins, 7:30 p.m.

MJHL
Swan Valley at Wpg Blues, 7 p.m.
Waywayseecappo at Dauphin, 7:30 p.m.
OCN at Steinbach, 7:30 p.m.
Selkirk at Neepawa, 7:30 p.m.

WHL
Calgary at Brandon, 7:30 p.m.

NHL
Colorado at Carolina, 12 p.m.
New Jersey at Philadelphia, 12 p.m.
Buffalo at Los Angeles, 2:30 p.m.
Arizona at Winnipeg, 3 p.m.
Montreal at Ottawa, 6 p.m.
Detroit at Florida, 6 p.m.
St. Louis at Toronto, 6 p.m.
Chicago at Columbus, 6 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at Vegas, 9 p.m.
Nashville at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
Boston at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

Major League Baseball
National League
Championship Series
Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 7:09 p.m.
(best of 7 series tied 3-3)

NBA
Toronto at Washington, 6 p.m.
Brooklyn at Indiana, 6 p.m.
Boston at New York, 6:30 p.m.
Orlando at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m.
Detroit at Chicago, 7 p.m.
Charlotte at Miami, 7 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Phoenix at Denver, 8 p.m.
San Antonio at Portland, 9 p.m.
Houston at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

 

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