2011–12 MJHL season
The 2011–12 season was the Manitoba Junior Hockey League's (MJHL) 95th season of operation.
|2011–12 MJHL season|
|League||Manitoba Junior Hockey League|
|Number of games||341|
|Number of teams||11|
|First Place||Dauphin Kings|
|Season MVP||Jayson Argue|
|Top scorer||Jesse Sinatynski|
|Addison Division champions||Portage Terriers|
|Sherwood Division champions||Winnipeg Saints|
|Playoffs MVP||Kajon McKay|
- The Winnipeg Saints relocate to the St. James Civic Centre in Winnipeg. This is the final season for the Saints, who permanently relocate to Virden after season's end.
- The Portage Terriers switch to the Addison division.
- The Terriers defeat the Saints in the final to win their second consecutive Turnbull Cup. The Saints are the first (and only) team in MJHL history to win a playoff round as a crossover team.
- The Neepawa Natives are involved in a hazing scandal after a 15-year-old player comes forward with allegations of sexual-based rookie hazing in the team's locker room. A $5,000 fine and 18 player suspensions are handed down by the league following an investigation. Neepawa's head coach/general manager and assistant coach are later handed indefinite suspensions. The Natives gain further negative press by refusing to release or trade the player brought the issue to light.
|Swan Valley Stampeders||62||27||27||8||62||200||216|
|Division semi-finals||Division finals||Finals|
Post MJHL playoffsEdit
- Portage Terriers defeated by Humboldt Broncos 4-games-to-3. Terriers advance to Royal Bank Cup as Humboldt is the host team.
- Terriers finish fifth and eliminated from playoffs.
- Steve "Boomer" Hawrysh Award (MVP): Jayson Argue, Swan Valley
- MJHL Top Goaltender Award: Jayson Argue, Swan Valley
- Brian Kozak Award (Top Defenceman): Brendan Kotyk, Dauphin
- Vince Leah Trophy (Rookie of the Year): Tanner Jago, Winkler
- Lorne Lyndon Memorial Trophy (Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship): Derek Gingera, Wpg Blues
- Muzz McPherson Award (Coach of the Year): Don MacGillivray, Wpg Blues
- Mike Ridley Trophy (Scoring Champion): Jesse Sinatynski, Dauphin
- MJHL Playoff MVP: Kajon McKay, Portage
- CJAHL Player of the Year (MJHL): Jayson Argue, Swan Valley
- "Junior A hockey returns to St. James this fall". Canstar Community News. 2011-07-06.
- "Hazed and now no place to play". 2011-10-27.
- "ANAVET CUP Terriers have mighty Humboldt in their sights". Winnipeg Free Press. 2012-04-19.