Both Roman Bengert and Mackenzie Graham were recognized this week by the MJHL for their play in the month of March.
Roman Bengert was given runner up for the Goaltender of the month, which is the 4th time this season he has garnished the acknowledgement. And Graham is once again recognized as a runner up for Rookie of the Month for the 3rd time this season.
Sher-Wood Hockey Defenseman of the Month
Portage Terriers’ blueliner Dean Stewart has been awarded the The Sher-Wood Defenseman of the Month for March.
Stewart, 18, has been outstanding both defensively and offensively, reflected in 10 points (1-9) in eight games last month. A native of Portage, Stewart and his teammates recently advanced to the MJHL championship.
The runners up are 19 year old Connor Hamonic of the Winkler Flyers and 20 year old Tyler Edwards of the Winnipeg Blues.
MGEU Goaltender of the Month
The MGEU Goaltender of the Month for March is Nathan Warren of the Winkler Flyers.
Warren, 20, posted a 7-2-1 record during March. A native of Prince George, his save percentage was .952, while his GAA was 1.78. He recorded one shutout during the month.
The runners up are 19 year old Roman Bengert of the Steinbach Pistons and 20 year old Nathan Park of the Portage Terriers.
IBAM Rookie of the Month
For the second consecutive month, Nick Henry of the Portage Terriers has been named the IBAM Rookie of the Month.
Just 16 years old, the Portage product has displayed the poise of a season veteran. In March he recorded nine points (5-4) in nine games.
The runners up are 18 year old forward Mackenzie Graham of the Steinbach Pistons and 18 year old forward Coltyn Bates of the Winkler Flyers.