WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) and its thirteen member clubs are pleased to announce that the 2023 MJHL Draft will be held on Sunday, June 4 at 9:00 AM CST.
Powered by Hockey Tech the MJHL Draft utilizes RinkNet Live Draft Centre technology to operate the entire draft proceedings. RinkNet Live Draft Centre provides a complete solution for leagues and teams to efficiently manage draft day preparation and execution. Confirmed draft picks are made available online to the public in real-time for the benefit of all teams, players, and fans.
The MJHL Draft highlights players who are going into their 16-year-old season. Players who will be eligible for the MJHL Draft are Manitoba players who are registered to play hockey in Manitoba according to Hockey Manitoba regulations and are in their 16th year (2007 born).
Prior to the MJHL Draft, teams will submit up to two (2) Auto-Protect selections from their designated home zone. During the Auto-Protect process, teams have the option to decline an Auto-Protect selection and defer that pick to Round 7 or 8 of the draft.
*A team that defers one (1) Auto-Protect option will be given an additional draft pick in Round 8, if a team defers both (2) Auto-Protect options they will also be given an additional Round 7 draft pick.
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