The Eastman Selects will face the Winnipeg Wild Saturday at Bell MTS Iceplex in game one of their City U17 AAA Hockey League best-of-five semifinal.

Eastman finished in first place and received a bye to round two while the Wild eliminated the Brandon Wheat Kings in four games in their opening round series.

The Selects, who began the 2021-22 season with eight straight wins, had a record of 26-7-1-1.

The Winnipeg Bruins were in second place, four points back of Eastman.

The Selects and Wild met seven times during the regular season schedule.

Eastman won four of the seven including the last two games.

The Bruins and Winnipeg Thrashers will meet in the other semifinal.

All playoff games are at Bell MTS Iceplex.


Clayton Dreger asked Eastman head coach Gerald Tetrault to comment on this years Selects U17 AAA team