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Team Provorov Wins Inaugural Futures Game

Brandon, MB – The Brandon Wheat Kings finally returned home to Westoba Place on Sunday afternoon for the annual Futures Game, this time with a new twist: Team Provorov vs Team Stone.

Close to 500 fans watched as Team Provorov beat Team Stone by a score of 4-2.

Nate Danielson and Ty Zimmer had two goals a piece while Mason Ward picked up a pair of assists for Team White.

Vincent Iorio and Tyden Redlick rounded out the scoring.

Both teams were relatively young, with nineteen 2005 born players combined. Five returning Wheat Kings did not take part in the game due to NHL Camps, while Belarussian import Zakhar Polshakov is expected to arrive in Brandon in the next week.

Nolan Ritchie – Philadelphia
Riley Ginnell – St.Louis
Brett Hyland – L.A
Ridly Greig – Ottawa
Marcus Kallionkieli – Vegas

The Wheat Kings will now trim the roster and begin preparations for Tuesday’s WHL Exhibition opener in Moose Jaw vs the Warriors. The Wheat Kings lone exhibition game is Thursday September 23rd vs Winnipeg. Tickets for that game will go on sale this week at the Keystone Centre Box Office.

SCORING SUMMARY

1st PERIOD
White: Vinny Iorio (Brett Hymers) 16:06
White: Nate Danielson (Jake Chiasson, Mason Ward) 16:41

2nd PERIOD
White: Nate Danielson (2) (Unassisted) 6:18 (SH).

3rd PERIOD

Black: Ty Zimmer (Hayden Chaloner) 1:08
Black: Ty Zimmer (2) (Unassisted) 4:19
White: Tyden Redlick (Eastyn Mannix, Mason Ward)

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