Munn Cup 50th edition wrap-up

Two teams from Norway House and one from Wabowden were among the six cup winners at the 50th-annual Munn Cup in Thompson Feb. 14-16.

The Norway House North Stars won the Crockett Cup as the top team in the A division at the 17-team tournament, while the B division squad won the McMunn & Yates Cup as the third-place finisher in that division.

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The Wabowden Stingers won the Timmons Cup as the best B division squad. Other cup-winners included the North East Wolf Pack from Saskatchewan, who won the AA division Munn Cup, and the Swan Valley Stampeders, who won the Lamontagne Cup as the third-place AA squad.

Maxim Cooper of the Wolfpack was the Munn Cup MVP and Bryden Danielson of Swan Valley won the Les Mulholland Award. Thompson’s B division Carroll Aeros and their coach Brad Ritchie both won most sportsmanlike awards.

Forwards Drayden Uhrina and Gavin Noseworthy and blueliner Linkin Stadnek, all of Thompson, were named to the AA all-star team. Goalie Jasper Apetagon and defender Attica Sobering of Thompson were picked for the A all-star team along with forwards Kobe Muswagon and Colton Captain of Norway House. The B division all-star team was goaltender Sofia Gagnon from Snow Lake, forward Trenton Campbell and defender Darius Benson of Wabowden, along with forward Aamira Trout from Cross Lake and Lexi Hart of Norway House.

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