Game On Magazine November 2015 - Page 24

JOEL WARKENTIN It’s been nice for Ben Sveinson, too. Sveinson grew up in Stony Mountain and was an outstanding young player with the Interlake Lightning. He went on to become a solid four-year defenseman for Don MacGillivray’s Winnipeg Blues and he played a major role on that terrific MJHL championship team in 2013. But like Warkentin, he also thought his career was over. “After I finished with the Blues in 2014, I went to Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo. last year,” Sveinson explained. “It was a terrible mes