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Meet the Oil Capitals Series

December 29, 2016

Virden, MB- The next player in the Meet the Oil Capitals Series is a 18-year-old from Calgary, Alberta. He played in 22 games games last season for SISEC Prep in Calgary; he had a 4.03 GAA and a .912 SVP. In Playoffs, he played two games and had a 2.50 GAA and a .938 SVP. This season he haas played in 10 games for the Virden Oil Capitals and has a 2.78 GAA and .916 SVP.

His career highlight is his 65 save, shootout win! Named Braden Holtby, Carey Price, and Jonathan Quick as three people in the world he would like to go out for dinner with. His favourite thing about the town of Virden is the people and how close the community is. 

Quick Facts:

Date of Birth: June 4, 1998

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta

Parents: Cam & Shelly McVeigh

Sibling: Keenan McVeigh attends the University of Denver

Billet Parents: Heiko and Candace Bueche

Favourite:

Food: popcorn

Pro Sports Team: Dallas Stars

Movie: Semi-pro

T.V. Show: Family Guy

Pre-game meal: Pasta with chicken

Music- Genre: Country

Band/Singer: Jason Alden

Hobbies: MLB 16

Superhero: Batman

Superstition: too many to list

Athlete: Braden Holtby

The Calgary, Alberta product lists playing college hockey as his future goals.  McVeigh says the best rink in the league to play in other than Tundra Oil & Gas Place is Portage Credit Union Arena.