Winnipeg Jets: Mark Scheifele Sets Sights on Jets Roster

January 11th, 2013 by Anthony Capocci Leave a reply »
Mark Scheifele may be on the verge of playing his last game as a Barrie Colt.

Scheifele returned to Barrie last night for the first time since the World Juniors saw him leave in December. In his return, Scheifele scored his 22nd of the season and led the Colts to a 5-4 shootout victory over Mississauga.

Scheifele stood on the ice as the game ended and received a standing ovation from Colts fans, as if it would be the last time they'd ever get to see him play in a Colts uniform.

The vibe was that Scheifele may have just played his final game in front of the Barrie fans.

After the game according to Barrie Colts writer Taylor Pope, Scheifele thanked the fans, his teammates and his coaching staff for all the great support. He especially thanked his coach and mentor Dale Hawerchuk. The only certainty from all of this is that his time in Barrie has come to an end. If not forever, then at the very least for now, as he has his sights set on something bigger.

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