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Shepherd and Mustangs getting set for Centennial Cup opener



Shepherd and Mustangs getting set for Centennial Cup opener

After hoisting the Canterra Seeds Cup simply ten days in the past, the Melfort Mustangs are again to work with the Centennial Cup formally firing up Thursday from Oakville, Ontario.

Kerrobert’s Austin Shepherd and the group returned to the follow ice final Friday after a number of days of celebrations. The Mustangs took down the Flin Flon Bombers to earn a spot as one of many 9 Junior “A” league champions becoming a member of the host Blades on the 2024 Centennial Cup.

The Mustangs are lined up for the primary prime-time recreation of the event, enjoying the Miramichi Timberwolves of the Maritimes Hockey League at 5:30 PM native. Their second recreation goes in opposition to the MJHL’s Winkler Flyers on Saturday at 10:00 AM. After a number of days off, on Tuesday the Mustangs will face the SIJHL’s Sioux Lookout Bombers in one other 10:00 AM begin, then the preliminary spherical ends on Wednesday because the Mustangs face the host Oakville Blades.

Rounding out the checklist of groups are the OJHL’s Collingwood Blues, AJHL’s Calgary Canucks, LHJQ’s Collège Français de Longueuil, CCHL’s Navan Grads, and the NOJHL’s Higher Sudbury Cubs.

Again to the Mustangs recreation in opposition to the Bombers, Kerrobert’s Shepherd will likely be taking over Macklin native Kaden Veller who’s a defenceman for the Sioux Lookout Bombers. The 2 performed hockey collectively at many alternative ranges rising up, now assembly on the highest stage of Junior “A”.

Additionally from Macklin, Mustangs assistant coach Tye Scherger is one other piece of west-central flare getting set for motion out east. Anticipate a check-in from locals on the Centennial Cup, working Might 9-19.

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