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McCRIMMON TO BE HONOURED BY A.C.C

Brandon, MB (CKLQ) – It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Brandon Wheat Kings Owner and Governor Kelly McCrimmon. First, he was promoted to General Manager of the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights and followed that up by being inducted … Continue reading

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WHEAT KINGS, ARMSTRONG PART WAYS

Brandon, MB (CKLQ) – The Brandon Wheat Kings search for a new General Manager has begun. The club announced on Tuesday morning that the contract of Grant Armstrong would not be extended. “I’d like to thank Grant for his contribution … Continue reading

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WHEATIES WELCOME 10 NEW FACES

Red Deer, AB (CKLQ) – The Brandon Wheat Kings added 10 new faces to the hockey club at the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft on Thursday The Brandon Wheat Kings entered the day with 15 selections in their back pocket, including … Continue reading

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BWK TO MAKE 15 SELECTIONS IN BANTAM DRAFT

Red Deer, AB (CKLQ) – The 2019 WHL Bantam Draft will be held this Thursday in Red Deer, Alberta. The Brandon Wheat Kings have 15 selections in this year’s draft including three in the first round, and the first selection … Continue reading

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MATTHEOS SIGNS WITH CAROLINA, OTHER BWK NEWS

Raleigh, NC (CKLQ) – The season isn’t over for Brandon Wheat Kings Captain Stelio Mattheos. The 19-year-old Winnipeg, MB native signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday morning. Mattheos, coming off back to back 90-point seasons … Continue reading

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WHEAT KINGS END ON A HIGH NOTE

Photo by Brandi Crowe Brandon, MB (CKLQ) – Connor Gutenberg saved his best for last, scoring once and adding three assists for a four point night as the Brandon Wheat Kings beat the Regina Pats 5-4 in a shootout on … Continue reading

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PATS ELIMINATE BRANDON FROM PLAYOFF CONTENTION

Photo by Brandi Crowe Regina, MB (CKLQ) – For just the third time since the 91-92 season, the Brandon Wheat Kings will miss the WHL Playoffs after falling 5-4 in Regina on Friday night. In the first official “Must-Win” game … Continue reading

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