It’s been a gradual begin to the season for the North Winnipeg Satelites, stated assistant normal supervisor Cliff Malzensky. At press time, the staff was sitting in fifth and final place within the Capital Area Junior Hockey League, which was established final yr.
At press time the Satelites had 5 losses underneath their belt, reverse of the Selkirk Fishermen who had been in first place with 4 victories.
The Fishermen gained the primary league title within the 2018-2019 season.
“The Selkirk Fishermen are at all times sturdy. They’ve a robust staff,” Malzensky stated.
Among the many Satelites roster, solely eight or 9 are returning gamers.
“We depend on our veterans loads,” he stated. “They hold the fellows up after we’re down.”
Since most of the gamers are rookies, he stated practices have centered on enhancing primary expertise comparable to taking benefit throughout energy performs.
“Often what we work on, like with quite a lot of new rookies, it’s all studying the brand new techniques. They arrive from highschool and triple A. Techniques change from staff to staff, league to league, so there’s studying that,” he stated.
“It’s been just about arduous work and never scoring sufficient targets.”
The Satelites’ subsequent dwelling recreation will probably be towards the Arborg Ice Dawgs at Billy Mosienko Area (709 Keewatin St.) at eight p.m. on Tues., Nov. 19.