Save the Date!
Thursday, February 28th the Oil Capitals will hold their annual Awards Banquet! More information to come!
The doors will open at the TOGP Hall at 5:30 for cocktails followed by dinner at 6:30; catered by Thelma Quinn and her wonderful crew. The evening will be followed by speeches and player awards.
Tickets are officially on sale now for $75.00. Call the Oil Caps Office at 204-748-4848 for your tickets.
Fifteen years ago Leah Hextall started her sports broadcast career here in Brandon at CKX.
Since then, she has gone on to cover every major sport league in North America in Canada and the United States.
She has appeared on major networks including TSN, Sportsnet, Hockey Night in Canada, NESN in Boston and covering the World Cup of Hockey for ESPN in 2017.
This year, Leah ventured into the role of play-by-play calling the Canadian Women’s Hockey League for Sportsnet. In March, along with her broadcast partner, 3-time Olympic gold medalist for Canada in women’s hockey – Cassie Campbell-Pascal; the pair became the first all-female team to call a professional hockey championship, the Clarkson Cup.
Along with her play-by-play duties with Sportsnet this hockey season, Leah also contributes to “The Athletic” – an online subscription based publication which is the new standard in sports journalism. For The Athletic, Leah sits down for in depth one-on-one interviews with members of your Winnipeg Jets.
Over seventeen years ago, Oak Lake product, Jason Taylor started his post playing hockey career as an Agent/Hockey Advisor with Newport Sports Management. During this time, Taylor has worked with some of the brightest stars of today’s generation in the NHL and other Pro Leagues.
Jason has worked alongside the likes of top agents: Craig Oster and Don Meehan with Newport Sports to become one of the more trusted Advisor’s in Western Canada. Taylor has worked with NHL players such as Evander Kane, Jordan Eberle, Brandon Sutter, and Shea Theodore. Taylor has also worked with many notable Manitoban’s such as Joel Edmundson, Adam Lowry, Mark Stone, and Cody Glass. Altogether, Taylor has worked with over 130 players (28 first round NHL draft picks) that have signed contracts in the NHL. Their salaries alone, have encompassed over $900 million dollars towards salary cap revenues.