Hayden Stocks of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks has signed to play for the Neepawa Titans in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for the 2022-23 season.
The Edmonton native put up 20 goals and 45 points in 42 KIJHL regular season games. He led the Nitehawks in points and ranked fourth overall among rookies and ninth among all KIJHL players. The 5-9, 142-pound forward added six goals and 19 points in 13 Teck Cup playoff games.
“It’s really cool to get the opportunity to play at the Junior A level in Neepawa. I loved my time with the Nitehawks organization,” said Stocks. “Terry Jones, the rest of the coaching staff and my teammates helped me become a better player on both sides of the puck. I felt I matured a lot as a player and person over the course of last season and I’m excited to carry that forward into next season in Neepawa.”
The Neepawa Titans Junior Hockey Club are happy to announce the signing of forward Hayden Stocks for the 2022-23 MJHL season.
“I’m really looking forward to playing for the Titans. I’ve only heard good things about the team, coaching staff, and town. pic.twitter.com/nS72xATyb0
— Neepawa Titans (@MJHLTitans) June 3, 2022
“I’m excited to take this next step and contribute as much as I can to the team,” Stocks added.
“Hayden is a special player and person who really carried us all year. Making our club out of training camp, he became a fan favourite, he was one of our hardest working, most talented and competitive players,” said Nitehawks Head Coach and GM Terry Jones. “He was absolutely relentless and resilient, he is very deserving of this opportunity. We are very excited for him as his work ethic, attitude and dedication will help him to reach success in the MJHL. Best of luck Stocksy!”