Ice Wolves sign 'hard skater,' 'team player' Blackbird for '18-19 campaign

by Matt Mackinder

The Coldwater Ice Wolves have announced the signing of forward Shane Blackbird for the 2018-19 CPJHL season.

Blackbird, a 17-year-old from Waterhen Lake First Nation, Sask., goes 6-foot-1 and 155 pounds.

He has played AA-level hockey for the Regina Royals for three years, winning provincials two years in a row. 

According to the Ice Wolves, "Shane is a hard skater who is smart with the puck. He excels at protecting the puck and is a team player."