#40 - Jonathan Filewich - WHL, Pro and Education Champion

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Jonathan Filewich played five seasons in the Western Hockey League, four years with the Prince George Cougars and one with the Lethbridge Hurricanes.  He was a 3rd round selection of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2003 National Hockey League Draft.  Filewich played four seasons in the American Hockey League and 5 games with the Penguins in 2007-08.  He went to Austria and Croatia for the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons.


Filewich returned to Canada and went to Brandon University.  He had been working on some classes while playing pro in Europe.  Filewich now has a degree in Physical Education and Education.  He also has a Master’s degree in Educational Administration as well as Curriculum and Instruction.  Filewich is now a teacher in the Southwest Horizon School Division in Souris, Manitoba.  While teaching in Souris, Filewich played five seasons with the Souris Elks senior team from 2012-17.

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