Bailey Funk played four of the Eastman Selects’ six games in December, recording three of their four wins, and has been selected Goaltender of the Month. The 17-year-old veteran posted a goals-against-average of 3.00 and a save percentage of .875 while posting wins over Winnipeg Thrashers, Central Plains Capitals and Southwest Cougars. The 5-foot-11, 165-pound native of Steinbach is listed by the MJHL's Steinbach Pistons. Additionally, GDI Goaltender Riley Bannerman was nominated as a runner-up. Bannerman has been training with GDI for the past four years. Bailey has trained with GDI over the past five years taking part in 1v1 training sessions and GDI clinics in Steinbach.